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Post by Wildcat445 on Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:26 am

What can you tv gurus tell me about this one?

http://showlow.craigslist.org/atq/4036857790.html

I think this thing is neat. Probably wieghs a ton!

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Post by Bill Cahill on Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:38 am

In short, I'd say GRAB IT, AND RIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 It's about a '52 model, it is a three way combination, AM, FM Radio, rect. tv, and, Phonograph, and, it looks Goergeous!!!!!!!!
That grain on the front doors is the real thing. It's butt mahoganny veneer. At that time Dumont was still the best tv on the market. Big, expensive, and, yes, a real boat anchor! Be prepared for that one. You will need help.. Not the easiest first set you could get. Dumont tv's were over built. Alot to them. But, looks to me if in that truly good shape, it's a steal. No, not a big ticket tv, but, definately a collector's item........
Run for that baby!!!!!!!!!
I see some finnish dammage, but, all in all, not bad at all....

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Post by kb4yrc on Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:43 pm

DuMont is also the network that Jackie Gleason started on. ..... Gregg

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Post by mafiamen2 on Wed Oct 02, 2013 5:30 pm

this guy knows a lot and has vids
https://www.youtube.com/user/bandersentv?feature=c4-overview
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Post by 75X11 on Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:13 pm

Love on the rebound. Very Happy 
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Post by Wildcat445 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:24 pm

Any old port in a storm?

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Post by 75X11 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 9:42 pm

Consider yourself lucky. Here's what Craigslist brings me....

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/sat/atq/4101732972.html
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Post by Wildcat445 on Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:15 am

We get a lot of that kind of stuff around here. Or people theaten to do it so someone will overpay for their item to save it. The good thing is that CRT's are considered hazardous waste by most people and they are afraid to take stuff apart for fear they can't get rid of the parts. And then there is the asbestos scare. Both of these things work to save some stuff until someone can get them and preserve them.

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