@SFOMuseum Instagram Posts tagged #vintage

During the early twentieth century, these compact and simple, coin-operated vendors were placed atop the counters of stores, restaurants, and bars across the United States... #coinoperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #matches #slotmachine #slotmachines #vendingmachine

This image was posted on August 14, 2018.

Pinball games trace their origins to bagatelle, a fashionable eighteenth-century French table game... #coinoperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #bagatelle #pinball #games #tablegames

This image was posted on August 10, 2018.

During the 1930s, the finest radio sets were influenced by popular aesthetic movements such as Art Deco, with designs rendered in streamlined and asymmetrical shapes... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro #artdeco

This image was posted on August 07, 2018.

Bay Area history: An avid inventor and a professor of electrical engineering, Charles Herrold (1875–1948) conducted the first scheduled radio broadcasts by inventing his own wireless transmitting technology... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #transistorradio #portableradio #retroradio #retro

This image was posted on July 26, 2018.

Modern jukeboxes trace their origins to coin-operated phonographs... #coinoperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #Edison #Kinetoscopes #phonograph

This image was posted on July 25, 2018.

Modern jukeboxes trace their origins to coin-operated phonographs... #coinoperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #Edison #Kinetoscopes #phonograph

This image was posted on July 25, 2018.

Modern jukeboxes trace their origins to coin-operated phonographs... #coinoperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #Edison #Kinetoscopes #phonograph

This image was posted on July 25, 2018.

Introduced in the late 1800s, coin-operated electric shock machines operated alongside coin-controlled vending machines, scales, and strength testers... #CoinOperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #electricshock #ElectricityisLife

This image was posted on July 19, 2018.

Introduced in the late 1800s, coin-operated electric shock machines operated alongside coin-controlled vending machines, scales, and strength testers... #CoinOperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #electricshock #ElectricityisLife

This image was posted on July 19, 2018.

Introduced in the late 1800s, coin-operated electric shock machines operated alongside coin-controlled vending machines, scales, and strength testers... #CoinOperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #electricshock #ElectricityisLife

This image was posted on July 19, 2018.

Introduced in the late 1800s, coin-operated electric shock machines operated alongside coin-controlled vending machines, scales, and strength testers... #CoinOperated #TheAutomaticAge #coinop #vintage #antique #gamemachines #slotmachine #slotmachines #electricshock #ElectricityisLife

This image was posted on July 19, 2018.

In 1922, Howard Carter’s discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb and the extensive artifacts uncovered with it sparked renewed enthusiasm for all things Egyptian, including this lavishly decorated, early battery powered radio set manufactured by Metro Electric of Chicago... #radioSFO #ontheradio #radio #radios #wireless #vintage #antique #vintageradios #battery #batterypowered #retroradio #retro #bakelite #egyptianrevival #design

This image was posted on July 17, 2018.