Booted up Tails and read the SD card, it's formatted FAT32 but otherwise blank. Yay, free SD card.
@cypnk Yep... Just an indicator. Belt drive from the tuner. Either it's an electric motor or the tuner is frozen.
@cypnk Hmmm, you think so? The ultrasonic "clicker" style debuted only ~2 years before this set, I don't think anything had any other mechanism until many years after.
21", "roundie" tube. The thing up above the display is a channel indicator. The tuning dial is on the right-hand side, so there's a front-facing indicator so you can see what channel you're on.
House was built in 1960 and is being sold by the original owner, so they bought the TV set at almost the same time. Could have been a previous model year clearance sale.
Either way, super cool set.
It's from 1957 or '58. House around the corner from me is up for sale and I saw it in the photos of the listing. Walked over for open house and left contact info, they said I could have it for my favorite price, freeeeeeee
what in the actual christ
Sir Mix-A-Lot did "Baby Got Back" with the Seattle Symphony, orchestrated by the grandson of Sergei Prokofiev?
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