TV Remotes with a Feminine Touch (for the Birthday Girl)

Submitted by StoryTroy November 12th, 2010
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In honor of Allee’s birthday, I’m posting a few remotes designed with the lady tv viewer in mind.

First, who could resist the feminine curves of this RCA Victor two-button remote? It looks almost like something a dame could shave her legs with:

And just in case that ain’t girlie enough for you, check out this wee thing! Behold, the Admiral Son-R Remote… small enough to be handled by the daintiest of feminine hands:

5 Responses to “TV Remotes with a Feminine Touch (for the Birthday Girl)”

  1. Allee Willis

    The first one definitely looks like a shaver. I’ve never seen a 50’s remote shaped like that before.

    The Admiral Son-R in the second photo is so cute I can’t even stand it. And the brass color is gorgeous too. Did that go with a portable TV by any chance?

    Thank you for the excellent eye feasts in honor of my birthday!!

  2. StoryTroy

    My pleasure!

    I’ve seen the Son-R featured with a 19″ portable tv, but I don’t know if it was unique to that device.

    By the way… snapped up a belated birthday treat for you next time we cross paths: November ’75 issue of JET with a cover feature on Afro Sheen titan George E Johnson.

    Happy post-birthday — more remotes to come.

  3. jrwhite

    The one that got away.

    I’m a vintage remote collector as well.

    Troy, you got this one because I forgot to set an alarm to bid. I had been waiting for years for one of these to come up, as this one has a special meaning for me.

    My father worked for RCA, and was a gadget guy. My first memory of TV ( around 1961, when I was 2 ) was our black and white, and the ‘clicker’ .. that specific clicker! I never understood as a kid why everyone’s tv didn’t have a remote.

    The next TV in our house in 1963 was a colour set, and had a transistorized remote … the one in your ‘Knock Knock, Hue’s there’ post. I did find one of them on EB a few years ago.

    If you ever want to part with the RCA 2 button ‘shaver’, let me know!