Gilbert Electric Eye


Hake’s is selling this wonderful example of mid-Century electronics, the Gilbert Electric Eye. The eye was a sensor that you could use to start and stop any electrical device in your home. This is technology that we take for granted nowadays, but from the 1930s-1950s this was Jetson’s technology for the average consumer.

If you are a vintage electronics collector, you may want to give it a look.


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