Acme Electronics

These are diagnostic and repair tools from Acme Electronics, a television and radio repair shop operated by Howard and Donna Gutekunst for over 30 years in Jacksonville, Illinois. Mr. Gutekunst was a graduate of Jacksonville High School and Illinois College. Howard joined the U.S. Air Force and served in Morocco during the Korean Conflict working […]

Philco Predicta

The Philco Predicta televisions were introduced in 1959 with a unique swivel screen design that, although eye-catching, was unreliable and cost the company in repairs and returns. This “Siesta” was the finest model and featured a 17” screen and a clock for programing the television to turn off and on at certain times. The company […]