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As Las Vegas has shifted from a debaucherous underworld to a Disneyworld-like vacation for families, we went looking for old Las Vegas, and found some really cool old tech history.

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An old Motorola America Series cell phone.

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Philco introduced its 17-inch tabletop TV, the Predicta, seen here, in 1959. The TVs were first sold for around $200.

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Stereo headphones for your Walkman! Radical!

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The stylish 1970s-era Weltron 2001 "Space Ball" 8-track stereo with an AM/FM multiplex! Straight out of a Kubrick film.

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A Bell & Howell 1239 XL Macro Super 8 film camera from 1979.

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A stylish 1960s-era pink Frigidaire refrigerator with matching ovens and cabinets. The full kitchen for the modern American.

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A vintage model AP1495YH Quasar TV, clock, radio, alarm combo from 1986.

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Action black and white portable TV with AM/FM radio.

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An RCA SelectaVision 400 VHS VCR. Panasonic made VHS VCR, which sold for around $1000 when it was released in 1978. Most importantly, it comes with a Red Skelton "King of Laughter" tape inside.

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A vintage 1962 GTE green rotary dial telephone found at Retro Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.

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The Panasonic flip clock radio, model RC6003 from the mid 1970s.

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You know your TV is old when the knobs are on the side.

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This original Soviet Sokol-KV-2 spacesuit was worn by cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya -- the first woman to walk in space on July 25th, 1984, when she conducted a spacewalk outside the Soviet Union's Salyut 7 space station.

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Atari game cartridges including classics like Missile Command, Space War, Star Master and Fishing Derby.

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A Motorola MicroTAC from the 1980s.

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A robot built from old electronics parts, including a Foxconn nose and mouth heatsink.

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A 1959 RCA Victor model 1-RD-45 AM tube clock radio.

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Old Vegas is a mecca for collectors who love vintage Star Wars toys -- this complete TIE Fighter set was in mint condition.

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A Genius GM-ST three button serial mouse.

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Old Las Vegas is packed with really old, and really cool, vintage tech.

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A Bell & Howell 1585 reel to reel 16 mm projector.

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A stunning 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville outside Atomic Style Lounge in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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A 1965 Polaroid Model 80B Land Camera.

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One store owner told us about a young customer who looked at the store's collection of rotary phones and didn't know how to make a call. "Turn your finger around the dial... and then what?"

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A classic typewriter, from the age before you could delete your typos.

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A Panasonic boom box with a tape deck and AM/FM radio. AM and FM? What a time to be alive!

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A Sears solid state radio.

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A set of Star Trek "Next Generation" plates.

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General Electric Show N' Tell Phono Viewer and combination record player, model A660B.

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With this Miraphone cylinder music box, you can stream "Must You" from "The Wizard of Oz" muscial right into your parlor.

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A wall of beautiful timepieces.

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This cast iron stove and oven was once the cutting edge of a smart home kitchen.

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A working Gatling Gun with tripod made from six AK-47s.

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