June 23, 2018

The Golden Age of Television: 35 Cool Pics of TV Advertisements From the 1950s

Television is the first audiovisual device that changed the way people see entertainment. It opened the realm of recreation and mass communication. It made possible for people and families to watch live events in the comforts of their drawing room. By 1950s, the aftermath of World War II had faded away. Economy was booming again and people had cash in their wallets. Prosperity was returning to America.

That's the reason why the decade of the 1950s is also known as 'The Golden Age of Television'. Even though, television broadcasting had been active since the 1930s, it was only in the 1950s that it actually caught people's fancy.

It was in the 1950s, when the television started influencing the lives of the common men. Also according to a survey, approximately 3.1 million people had television sets in America in the 1950s.

To attract buyers, there were many interesting ads that launched in this decade. And these are some of them.

Hallicrafter's Dynamic Tuner, 1950

Capehart Television, 1950

IT&T's New Amsterdam Television, 1950

Motorola Television, 1950

A 1951 17-Inch Sparton Del-Mar, 1951

Admiral Television, 1951

Crosley Family Theatre Television, 1951

Dramatic New Zenith Television, 1951

 Emerson TV, 1951

Motorola TV, 1951

Philips TV, 1951

 Stewart-Warner TV, 1951

Zenith Black Magic Television, 1951

A television brings unlimited joy to every household, Motorola TV, 1952

Motorola TV, 1952

New 21" Admiral TV, 1952

3 "looks" tell why Admiral is your best TV buy, 1953

Admiral TV series, 1953

Admiral TV series, 1953

Admiral TV, 1953

Spartan Cosmic Eye Television, 1953

Stromberg-Carlson Television with Thrilling Panoramic Vision, 1954

General Electric Television, 1955

Philips Series "400" P-3550, Line Of Distinction, 1955

Zenith Television, 1955

Crosley Television, 1956

Motorola Color TV Console, 1956

Motorola Color TV with finest picture, finest sound, 1956

Motorola Front Tuning, 1956

The Fine New Motorola TV, 1956

Miss America Philco TV, 1957

Philco Announces Hyper-Power Television, 1957

Philco Slender Seventeener television set, 1957

Motorola TV, 1958

 Sylvania HaloLight Television, 1959






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