What do you remember about your first TV, and do you still have it?

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  1. nathan the ipad lover

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    My first tv was a black NEC that would always have vertical rolling so I had to bash the top of it to get it to work, nod no I don't have it still

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  2. LannyC

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    My parents bought a black and white 9" Dumont TV in 1947. Early adopters, for sure.

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    Back when my brother and I shared a room when we were three, we had a really small square TV all to ourselves. We didn't know how to change channels for a few weeks, so we got stuck with The Flinstones. A year later, he accidentally knocked it off the nightstand and the screen shattered.
     
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    My first viewing of Australians first TV broadcast was in 1956 at the Melbourne Olympics. My mom dragged me down to Camberwell, suburb of Melbourne to see a TV broadcast at the start of the Olympics. I remember the Crowds were large however I still could see the broadcast in the window of the TV shop... I will never forget the moment.
     
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    My first TV was my Mothers 13" White sears Television. Here's a picture of what it looks like.

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    Tough little TV. I returned it to my mother and it still works to this day. :)
     
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    The only thing i remember about my first tv was when the colour tube had died.
     
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    So you had to watch black and white shows?
     
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    The first TV I remember was a black and white television, over 40 years ago.
     
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    For me, early 1950s (I must have been 7-8 years old) in Toledo, Ohio - B&W of course - don't remember the brand, but it was a major 'life style' change for us, only to be topped by the emergence of computers and the internet! :) Dave
     
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    I remember it was black and white and we got to watch cartoons if we were ready for school early! It was very exciting because we lived on a farm at the end of a quarter mile road - no neighbours for miles around and very poor. So having a TV was a BIG step up! Nice memories.
     

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