Watch: The world’s first television spot

The 10-second ad for Bulova watches originally aired over 70 years ago.

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Those are the words that launched television advertising, according to a Mashable story. Here’s the first TV commercial, which ran in the United States on July 1, 1941 at 2:29 p.m.:

A few fun facts about that commercial:

• It cost Bulova $9.

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