Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Postwar American Television

Coin Operated Receivers

Pay Television Converters

Popular Science, March 1947

Radio & Television News, March 1950

National Radio-TV News, February-March 1950

Courtesy of Bob Dobush

1947 Televista

Billboard, January 9 1954

Courtesy of Wayne Bretl

Coin operated TV set in motel in the Washington DC area, ca 1950

Courtesy of John Pinckney


Not coin operated, but manually activated