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Sony consumer electronics ads (1965)

Photo(s) by Bart Solenthaler. Imported from Flickr on Jul 4, 2019. Artwork published in .
    Ad for the Sony 9″ Anyplace TV set — offering mobile Netflix binge watching avant-la-lettre.


Wash n’ Watch
For wash ’n watching, the Sony plays off an AC wall plug or an optional rechargeable battery pack. And the nice thing about the set is, when you’ve had enough of soap operas and you’re ready to throw in the towel, you can always stick it in your laundry bag and take it home.
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “clarendon” and “newsgothic”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Ad for the Sony 9″ Anyplace TV set — offering mobile Netflix binge watching avant-la-lettre.

    Wash n’ Watch
    For wash ’n watching, the Sony plays off an AC wall plug or an optional rechargeable battery pack. And the nice thing about the set is, when you’ve had enough of soap operas and you’re ready to throw in the towel, you can always stick it in your laundry bag and take it home.

     

    Ad for the Sony AM-FM pocket radio.


Bach n’ Roll
Now on the same radio hear the three B’s, Bach, Beethoven and The Beach Boys. You can listen to a jam session by the Budapest String Quartet, dig the Beatles or catch the Rolling Stones. […] The nice thing about it is, after you get tired of listening to longhair music, you can always turn to another wavelength and cut it short.
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “clarendon” and “newsgothic”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Ad for the Sony AM-FM pocket radio.

    Bach n’ Roll
    Now on the same radio hear the three B’s, Bach, Beethoven and The Beach Boys. You can listen to a jam session by the Budapest String Quartet, dig the Beatles or catch the Rolling Stones. […] The nice thing about it is, after you get tired of listening to longhair music, you can always turn to another wavelength and cut it short.

    Ad for the 4 inch Sony television.


Pee Wee Tee Vee
Climb upon my knee, Sony boy. The 4″ Sony pee wee tee vee, otherwise known as pee wee knee tee vee. (It only weighs six pounds so you’ll never get water on the knee no matter how long you watch it.) For knee TV the pee wee Sony operates on a built-in rechargeable battery pack. Thanks to its flat-faced, non-distorting picture tube and directional master antenna, the picture will stay steady even if you’re in a rocking chair. For sitting-watching, it has an AC plug that fits in your wall outlet. And the nice thing about it is, when the Late, Late Show finally brings you to your knees, you can always take the Sony off your lap and put it to bed in your nighttable.
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Bart Solenthaler and tagged with “clarendon” and “newsgothic”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Ad for the 4 inch Sony television.

    Pee Wee Tee Vee
    Climb upon my knee, Sony boy. The 4″ Sony pee wee tee vee, otherwise known as pee wee knee tee vee. (It only weighs six pounds so you’ll never get water on the knee no matter how long you watch it.) For knee TV the pee wee Sony operates on a built-in rechargeable battery pack. Thanks to its flat-faced, non-distorting picture tube and directional master antenna, the picture will stay steady even if you’re in a rocking chair. For sitting-watching, it has an AC plug that fits in your wall outlet. And the nice thing about it is, when the Late, Late Show finally brings you to your knees, you can always take the Sony off your lap and put it to bed in your nighttable.

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    1 Comment on “Sony consumer electronics ads (1965)”

    1. See also the Sony Watchman, a line of portable TVs introduced in 1982.

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