Odyssey Advertising.

No one know for sure how many pamphletīs Magnavox made to promote the Odyssey in the -70:s but this ar the 3 US versions + a German version known to collectors today.

 

 

 

This is an 1973 Odyssey TV commercial

 

 

 

 

4 page pamphlet made in 1972 displaying the Odyssey system and the Shooting gallery.

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2 page advertising sheet from 1972 displaying only the Odyssey system.

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6 page pamphlet made in 1973 displaying the Odyssey system the 6 games of -72 AND the 4 games of -73 + the Carry case , AC adappter , antenna switch and the Shooting galley.

 

 

 

And this is a rare 4 page German pamphlet promoting the ITT Odyssee from 1973.

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From the start 1972 The Odyssey also appared in different magazine articles below ar samples of these articles. 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a very early article from August 17 1972 about the Odyssey  in the Electronic Design magazine   .  

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And this article is also from August 1972 in Popular Science magazine.  

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Article from September of 1972 in Popular Mechanics magazine.  

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Article  in Consumer Reports  magazine from February of 1973.  

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And this is from the Mechanix Illustrated magazine in 1975 an article about the new " Video-game phenomenon ".  

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This is an example of a mordern Odyssey aticle from 2002.

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Magnavox also promoted the Odyssey in different magazine  the first 3 adīs ar from Magnavox own magazineīs.

 

 

 

The  Magnavox Double star savings  magazine from 1972.

 

 

 

This is a special Magnavox Christmas gift catalogue with Odyssey adīs from 1972.

 

 

 

The  Magnavox High Reliability magazine from 1973.

 

 

 

And this is an example of Odyssey advertisement from a 1972-73 magazines ( magazine name unknown ) .  

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