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July 10, 2017:  Hallicrafters

There are 15 more July 1948 ads today, from pages of The Blade. There are two additions to the Channel 13 gallery, a Wednesday, 7/21/48 ad for one of their sponsors, Fremont Rubber Tile, and a Wednesday, 7/28/48 ad for their broadcasts of at-home Toledo Mud Hens baseball games, sponsored by Lee Motors, "Toledo's Friendly Ford Dealer." There are five additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 7/21/48 ad for Mr. Chameleon on WJR-AM (Action! Intrigue! Suspense!). Next is another 7/21/48 ad, for The Adventures of the Thin Man on WSPD-AM, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. There's also a Thursday, 7/22/48 ad for Camera Holiday on WTOL-AM, sponsored by Gross Photo Mart, followed by a Saturday, 7/24/48 ad for WTOD-AM's Barn Dance from Hickory Park. And there's a Tuesday, 7/27/48 ad for The Edison Music Hour with Art Barrie on WSPD-AM. There are eight additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, starting with a Wednesday, 7/21/48 ad for "The Street With No Name" at the Paramount Theatre, followed by a Thursday, 7/22/48 ad for "Water Follies of 1948" at the Toledo Sports Arena. Next is another 7/22/48 ad, for "Coroner Creek" and "Love from a Stranger" at the Rivoli Theatre, followed by a Saturday, 7/24/48 ad for Eddie Church and his Orchestra, at Toledo's Trianon Ballroom. There's also a Monday, 7/26/48 ad for Hallicrafters push button television receivers at Lasalle's, followed by another 7/26/48 ad, for RCA Victor television sets at Grinnell's. Prices ranged from $325 to $595. There's one more 7/25/48 ad, for Pepsi-Cola (No finer cola in any bottle!), followed by a Thursday, 7/29/48 ad, for "Dream Girl," starring Betty Hutton and MacDonald Carey, at the Princess Theatre. The following week "Hatter's Cstle" with James Mason and Deborah Kerr would be shown.

 

More August 1948 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

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