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1939 GE Model HM-171 for Vision and GE Radio for sound

1939 GE HM171-Radio.JPG (44384 bytes) (44K)   Illustration of the proper pairing of equipment

 

Other radio manufacturers of the 1939 to 1941 time period also provided special audio jacks for connection to television sets with no sound.  Here is an example of a 1939 Sears-Roebuck advertising leaflet, talking about their larger radios having this TV sound feature:

1939 Sears Silvertone Leaflet P5.JPG (57015 bytes) (57K file size)

 

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