Magnet pictures a 1950s vintage advertisement for RCA Victor televisions, including the 21" Headliner, 24" Barbizon Deluxe, 21" Pickwick and 24" Vincent.
RCA (Radio Corporation of America) was founded by GE in 1919 and introduced its first TV in 1939. By the time this advertisement was published, 60-70% of America's homes had televisions.
"Suddenly, there’s a totally new concept in television
design. It’s the stunning new “Un-Mechanical Look” ...
part of the Big Change in TV by RCA Victor. Gone from
sight are obvious knobs, dials and gadgets.
How do you tune? Simple! New “High-and-Easy”
controls are hidden beneath a concealed panel on some
models, high on the sides of others, or behind closed
doors on full-door models. All you see is TV’s finest
picture and cabinetry!
All the new RCA Victor TV sets prove that beauty is
more than just “skin-deep.” Because this is beauty with
a purpose...a revolution in TV design, inside as well as
out, to bring you Tv’s finest performance. So see and
hear for yourself how new RCA Victor TV can make
your home more attractive and more fun to live in. Visit
your RCA Victor dealer today!"