Vintage tech from The Good Guys: See 1987’s hottest TVs, VCRs, stereos, cellular phones & more

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See 1987's hottest TVs, VCRs, stereos, cellular phones from The Good Guys store

The Good Guys! Grand Opening Celebration (1987)

Join us for the fun and the savings, as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Stereo Video Showplace in Sacramento on Friday, April 24th [1987].

THE GOOD GUYS!, Northern California’s largest consumer electronics specialty retailer, is dedicated to bringing you a huge, top name brand selection, outstanding savings, expert sales staff, and the finest customer service… both before and after you buy!

So visit THE GOOD GUYS! nearest you, enjoy the VIP attention, the expert assistance, the celebration and the savings. You’ve got it all, at THE GOOD GUYS!

The Good Guys! Grand Opening Celebration (1987)


Vintage ’80s tech: Color TV sets and TV/monitors

Sharp 13″ color TV with Auto Fine Tuning, Goldstar Remote 19″ Cable-Ready Color TV, Sony 13″ Mirrorblack Cable-Ready Color TV, Panasonic Remote 19″  Cable-Ready Color TV… also Zenith, Sony, Fisher, Mitsubishi

GO MORE RETRO: Vintage Zenith ‘Space Command’ TV remote controls from the ’50s & ’60s

Vintage 80s color TV sets and TV monitors (2)

Vintage 80s color TV sets and TV monitors (1)


Sony Remote-Controlled SuperBeta Hi-Fi Theater (1987)

Sony Remote-Controlled SuperBeta Hi-Fi Theater (1987)


VCR Values – A huge selection

VHS or Beta — take home your favorite format! 

NEC, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, Sharp, Panasonic, Sony, Sanyo

Vintage 1980s VCRs from NEC, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, Sharp, Panasonic, Sony, Sanyo (1)

Vintage 1980s VCRs from NEC, Hitachi, Mitsubishi, Sharp, Panasonic, Sony, Sanyo (2)

ALSO SEE: VHS or Beta? A look back at Betamax, and how Sony lost the VCR format war to VHS recorders


Vintage tech: Camcorders at unbeatable savings

Sharp, Panasonic, Magnavox, Zenith video cameras

Vintage 80s Sharp, Panasonic, Magnavox, Zenith video cameras and camcorders


Retro video & audio accessories

VHS video tapes from BASF, Sony, Maxell. Sony & Koss headphones. Record player needle cartridges from Shure & Audio-Technica…

Retro video & audio accessories from the eighties

MORE: Get blown away by these iconic vintage Maxell tape ads – plus see some real retro cassettes (1980s)


Retro bookshelf stereo systems & mid-size AM/FM Compact Disc system

Fisher & Kenwood turntables and speakers

Retro Bookshelf stereo systems and mid-size AMFM Compact Disc system


Status & O’Sullivan oak entertainment centers/audio component cabinets

Plus equalizers & turntables from Technics, JVC, Kenwood and Sony

ALSO SEE: Retro stereos, tech & ’80s electronics from the 1981 Sears catalog

Status and O'Sullivan oak entertainment centers audio component cabinets


Vintage AM/FM receivers: Technics, Kenwood, Sony, Denon

Vintage AM-FM receivers Technics, Kenwood, Sony, Denon


Cool retro ’80s audio systems & stereo components

Sanyo 50-watt dubbing system, Technics 100-watt system with dubbing deck & EQ, Fisher remote-controlled 120-watt Compact Disc (CD) auto-changer system

See vintage '80s audio systems - stereo components (2)

See vintage '80s audio systems - stereo components (1)

 


Fabulous phones at THE best prices

Panasonic MemoryPhone System with Speakerphone, Telemax Euro-Italian Designer Phone, Telequest Stylish Phone with Supersoft Earpiece, Motorola Cellular Telephone, Panasonic Transportable Car Telephone — Plus a Clifford remote-controlled car alarm system

MORE: These vintage cordless phones from the ’80s completely changed how we talked to each other

Fabulous phones at THE best prices 1987 vintage catalog ad

The Cellular One story

Cellular One recently implemented the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art mobile telecommunications service available.

Originally designed by Ericsson, the recognized worldwide leader in mobile communications, the Cellular One system lets users enjoy hi-tech telephone communication from their cars throughout 4000 miles surrounding the Bay Area.

The refinement of mobile communications opens limitless vistas of opportunity for the businessperson who spends time on the road. It lets anyone arrange business appointments on the way to work, make plane or restaurant reservations while travelling… the possibilities are positively endless.

Cellular One makes it easy to stay in touch… wherever you are!


Retro ’80s phones, answerers (answering machines) & portables

Northwestern Bell, Panasonic, Code-a-Phone, Phonemate, Record-a-Call,  Sony

Retro 80s phones, answerers and portables


Vintage Walkmans, boomboxes, mini-recorders, cassette recorders

…and the (then new) Sony Portable AM/FM Compact Disc Player

Vintage Walkmans, boomboxes, mini-recorders, cassette recorders 1987


Old-school portable cassette tape players from 1987

Toshiba AM/FM headset receiver, Panasonic mini AM/FM stereo cassette player, Toshiba mini AM/FM cassette player, Aiwa autoreverse cassette player… also Panasonic, Sony, JVC

MORE: See 20 Walkmans & other portable tape players that made headphones the ultimate fashion accessory

Old-school portable cassette tape players from 1987


Retro boomboxes: ‘Portable entertainers’ from the ’80s

Sony, Sanyo, JVC, Panasonic, Aiwa, Fisher

Retro boomboxes Portable entertainers from the 80s


Vintage 80s tech equipment & entertainment electronics from the Good Guys (1987)

Vintage 80s tech equipment and entertainment electronics from the Good Guys 1987

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