DuMont "Revere" Television Receiver

Description (Brief)
The production of television sets was suspended in the U.S. during World War Two but quickly resumed after the war ended. This model 101 “Revere” television made by DuMont Company included an AM-FM-short wave radio receiver with high fidelity amplifier, and a record changer. Founded by Allen B. DuMont (1901-1965), the company established a television network and produced sets throughout the 1950s. The original list price of this 1947 Revere was $1795.00, equivalent to almost $18,500.00 in 2013.
Object Name
television receiver
date made
associated date
DuMont Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
overall: 37 3/8 in x 43 1/2 in x 25 3/8 in; 94.9325 cm x 110.49 cm x 64.4525 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Electricity
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from Ethel DuMont
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America

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