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Signaltron ST-15 split-flap displays

Contributed by Kyle Anderson on Aug 3rd, 2020. Artwork published in
circa 1967
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    Signaltron ST-15 split-flap displays 1
    Source: https://www.youtube.com Greg Ercolano. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Remember back in the 1970s when you’d watch shows such as Three on a Match and The $10,000 Pyramid? These were used to show the scores and the time remaining to guess a set number of words. Signaltron’s humble split-flap displays did the job, but were notorious for making quite a loud noise as they changed.

    The numbers on each rotating panel were set in News Gothic Bold, and colored a bright neon yellow. The bright yellow text on a black background made it very easy to read, as you can see.

    Signaltron ST-15 split-flap displays 2
    Source: https://www.youtube.com No Mercy. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Signaltron ST-15 split-flap displays 3
    Source: https://www.youtube.com No Mercy. License: All Rights Reserved.
    Signaltron ST-15 split-flap displays 4
    Source: https://www.youtube.com No Mercy. License: All Rights Reserved.

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