Television rental in the Junction from the Channel Zero building

2844 Dundas St. West was for decades a furniture and electronics retailer named Sanders, and very early in the life of television, rented televisions to people in the Junction.

Using the above pictured box into which the television would be plugged. Quarters could be fed in to buy viewing time. The blog author received this box when Sanders had a warehouse at Keele Centre and his studio was a few units down the way.

Two interesting items about a this are,

The building is now home to a television station, and we now rent cable access to television rather than the television itself.

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