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1950-1959 Du Mont - USA 


1956 Dealer Brochure

1950 Newspaper Advertisement:  1950 DuMont "Rumson" Ad - '49 NY Herald Tribune (143K) (143K) - [Courtesy Morgan Wright]


[need photo]     1950 - (RA103D)     12" tabletop, wood (mahogany), TV-radio,  "Rumson" - $329

[need photo]     1950 - (RA109-A1)  19" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio

1950 DuMont RA109-A2  (36K bytes)      1950 - (RA109-A2)  19" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio - [Courtesy Dr. Douglas Morrison]

[need photo]     1950 - (RA109-A3)  19" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio-phono

[need photo]     1950 - (RA109-A5)  19" console, wood (blonde), TV-radio

[need photo]     1950 - (RA109-A6)  19" console, wood (blonde), TV-radio

[need photo]     1950 - (RA109-A7)  19" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio-phono

[need photo]     1950 - (RA111-A1)  12" tabletop, wood (mahogany)

[need photo]     1950 - (RA111-A2)  12" console, wood (mahogany)

[need photo]     1950 - (RA111-A4)  12" tabletop, wood (blonde)

[need photo]     1950 - (RA111-A5)  15" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio

1950 DuMont RA112 (48K bytes)      1950 - (RA112)  15" console, wood (mahogany), TV-radio - [Courtesy Theresa Speziale]

 

1951 DuMont RA113 "Tarrytown" USA (52K bytes)      1951 - (RA113) 19" console w/doors, wood (mahogany), TV-radio-phono - [Courtesy Chuck Azzalina]

1951 DuMont RA113 blonde  (32K bytes)      1951 - (RA113)  19" console, wood (blonde) - [Courtesy Vilda Carol Olsen]

1951 DuMont RA117  (40K bytes)      1951 - (RA117-A6)  15" console, wood (mahogany) - [Courtesy John Cressaty]

 

 

1952 Dumont RA119 (36K bytes)      1952 - (RA119)  30" console, wood (mahogany), "Royal Sovereign"

1952 Dumont RA162  (28K bytes)      1952 - (RA160, RA162)  console, wood (mahogany)

1952 Dumont RA165  (28K bytes)      1952 - (RA164, RA165)  console, wood (mahogany)

 

1953 Dumont RA171  (32K bytes)      1953 - (RA166, RA167, RA170, RA171)  console, wood (mahogany)

 

1954 Dumont RA307  (32K bytes)      1954 - (RA306, RA307)  tabletop, wood (walnut)

 

1955 Dumont RA301  (28K bytes)      1955 - (RA301, RA302)  console, wood (blonde)

1955 Dumont RA321  (28K bytes)      1955 - (RA321, RA322)  console, wood (mahogany)

 

1956 Dumont RA312  (36K bytes)      1956 - (RA312, RA313)  console, wood (mahogany)

1956 Dumont RA342  (36K bytes)      1956 - (21" Conover, Croft, Templer [RA340, RA341], List price: $269.95 |<>|  24" Culver, Darien, Douglas, D'Orsay, List price: $500.00,   24" Thorndyke (metal cabinet), List price: $329.95 => all are chassis RA-342, or RA343) 

1956 Dumont RA350  (36K bytes)      1956 - (21" Taft, Tabor (metal), List price: $239.95, 21" Tarkington, List price: $259.95, 21" Cabot, List price: $279.95, 21" Carol, List price: $289.95, 21" Carlisle and Conover, List price: $309.95 => all are chassis RA350, or RA351) 

1956 Dumont RA352  (20K bytes)      1956 - (RA352)  tabletop, wood (mahogany)

1956 Dumont RA356  (32K bytes)      1956 - (RA356, RA357)  tabletop, wood (mahogany)

 

1957 Dumont RA380  (32K bytes)      1957 - (RA380, RA381)  tabletop, metal cabinet

1957 Dumont RA392  (36K bytes)      1957 - (RA392, RA393)  tabletop, metal cabinet (fabric covered)

DuMont sold its television manufacturing business to Emerson in 1958.  Both the Emerson and Fairchild companies  continued to use the DuMont name on TV sets and other products into the 1970s, although these products never achieved the high quality level and impeccable design standards of the original company.

 

1958 Dumont RA400  (32K bytes)      1958 - (RA400, RA401)  consolette, metal cabinet

1958 Dumont RA402  (28K bytes)      1958 - (RA402, RA403)  tabletop, metal cabinet

1958 Dumont RA406  (28K bytes)      1958 - (RA406, RA407)  tabletop, metal cabinet

 

[need photo]     1959 - (TBD)

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