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     1  +1 2014 aug 25antique tv repairRestoration of Early Television SetsIt is the goal of the Foundation to restore all the sets in its collection to working condition. Here is some advice for those considering restoring an old television  ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 25rca floor model tvHow much is my set worth? - Early Television FoundationWe frequently get requests to estimate the value of old TV sets. ... Table model sets are preferred to floor models , because they take up less space, and shipping  ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 19old tv tubesFinding Parts for Old TV Set RestorationRestoring an old TV set requires replacing many parts. Some, like resistors and capacitors, are easy to find. Others, like tubes , can be found, but sometimes ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 21old tv setWe frequently get requests to estimate the value of old TV sets . ... Trader Co. to produce a price guide, the Antique Trader Radio and Television Price Guide, ...
     4  -3 2014 oct 05make your own tvBuild your own TV - Early Television FoundationBuild Your Own TV Set. Before World War Two several magazine articles appeared in the U.S. and Britain giving details on building TV receivers. Here are some ...
     4  -1 2014 jul 30old tv sets
     5  +1 2014 sep 23tv colorEarly Color Television - Early Television FoundationEarly Color Television . The first color system was developed by John Logie Baird in 1928. It used mechanical techniques. In the early 1940s, CBS pioneered a ...
     6  -2 2014 oct 02vintage tv set
     6  +3 2014 sep 04television set1945-60 American Sets - Early Television FoundationImmediately after World War Two production of TV sets started in the U.S. In 1946 , only a few stations were on the air, and broadcasting hours were very limited.
     6  +1 2014 jul 30tv mirror projectColor Mirror Screw Project - Early Television FoundationI would appreciate comments on and suggestions for the project . For more on the history and technology of the mirror screw, see Peter Yanczer's site. This would ...
     7  +1 2014 sep 16brief history of televisionTelevision History - Early Television FoundationIntroduction to the History of Television . Texts on ... The story of Murry Mercier, Jr., an early Columbus, Ohio TV experimenter ... Pre-1945 Television , Brief history .
     7  ~ 2014 sep 08chromatronChromatron CRT - Early Television FoundationChromatron Color CRT. In 1951 Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence of the University of California proposed a single gun color CRT using vertical stripes of red, blue and  ...
     8  -4 2014 aug 12old television set
     8  +1 2014 jul 31old zenith tvI have provided input to the Antique Trader Co. to produce a price guide, the Antique Trader Radio and Television Price Guide, which is available from ...
     8  +1 2014 jul 25bottom screw mirrorFor more on the history and technology of the mirror screw , see Peter ..... I'll use an L shaped metal chassis, with the bottom portion about 6 x 8 inches, and the ...
     10  +22 2014 jul 25sun tv columbus ohioColumbus , Ohio Television Pioneer - Early Television FoundationIn 2003 I was introduced to Murry Mercier Jr., an 89 year old Columbus ... At one point, Murry recalls being able to buy a particular television set from Sun TV (the  ...
     11  +20 2014 aug 13rca tvs for saleClassifieds - Early Television FoundationColor Sets For Sale /Wanted ... Selling my parents early 60's RCA console TV with round screen model HF 861 W. Radio and record player work. Sound is ...
     13  -3 2014 aug 19coin op tvCoin Operated Receivers - Early Television FoundationCourtesy of Wayne Bretl. Coin operated TV set in motel in the Washington DC area, ca 1950. Courtesy of John Pinckney. Not coin operated, but manually ...
     13  -3 2014 aug 02gertz department store1947 Television Demonstration at Gertz Department Store1947 Television Demonstration at Gertz Department Store . Gertz was located in Jamaica, Long Island. Early Television Museum. 5396 Franklin St., Hilliard, OH ...
     15  ~ 2014 oct 01wrgbW2XB/WGY/ WRGB Schenectady - Early Television FoundationW2XB/WGY/ WRGB Schenectady. W2XB was General Electric's television station in Schenectady, New York. In charge of GE's television program was Dr. Ernst ...
     15  +8 2014 jul 19image of tvEarly Electronic TV - Early Television FoundationBy the early 1930s it was clear that mechanical television systems could never produce the picture quality required for commercial success. Electronic television  ...
     17  +2 2014 aug 17john logie bairdJohn Logie Baird (1888 - 1946) - Early Television FoundationJohn Logie Baird , a Scottish engineer and entrepreneur, achieved his first transmissions of simple face shapes in 1924 using mechanical television. On March ...
     17  +18 2014 aug 14alexander palace museumAlexandra Palace - Early Television FoundationThe Alexandra Palace TV Station. When the BBC began telecasting in 1936, Alexandra Palace , on a hill in London, was chosen as the site for ...
     17  ~ 2014 aug 07ancestry filo farnsworthThe Story of Television, the life of Philo T. FarnsworthPhilo Farnsworth often has told me that he has always felt, and still feels
     18  -3 2014 sep 09retro tv setEarly Television FoundationEarly television hardware, restoration tips, database of prewar sets and historical TV information.
     18  -2 2014 aug 14create your tv
     18  -1 2014 aug 10parts of a tvRestoring an old TV set requires replacing many parts . Some, like ... Here is how we go about finding the parts we need to restore our old sets. Resistors.
     19  -10 2014 sep 10booster tkpRCA TKP Portable Color Camera - Early Television FoundationRCA TKP Portable Color Camera. This camera was introduced in 1974 and was the first production portable color camera from RCA. It was donated by the ...
     19  +3 2014 sep 09kometKuba Komet - Early Television FoundationThe KUBA Corporation manufactured the Komet from 1957 to 1962 in Wolfenbuttel, West Germany. This set stands 5' 7" tall, it's over 7' wide and weighs 289 Lb.
     21  -5 2014 sep 18wdivdetroitWWJ-TV/ WDIV Detroit - Early Television FoundationWWDT/WWJ-TV/ WDIV Detroit . WWDT, owned by by Evening News Corp., made Detroit's first public demonstration of television on October 23, 1946. A day of ...
     21  -3 2014 sep 03colors tv
     23  +7 2014 sep 29videographVideograph Television Jukebox - Early Television FoundationScotto Cabinets of Sacramento, California, made a cabinet called the "Music Master" from 1944 to 1948 that looked very similar to the Videograph . This cabinet ...
     23  ~ 2014 aug 27sell old tvsWe frequently get requests to estimate the value of old TV sets. ... Some rare sets, such as the Transvision kits and the Viewtone sell for $2,000 or so. Sets that ...
     23  +5 2014 aug 23american made television setsBy the early 1930s it was clear that mechanical television systems could never produce the picture quality required for ... If this is true, more pre-1945 sets were made in Russia than in the United States. ... American Sets in our collection.
     23  -7 2014 aug 12history of televisionTelevision History . These links will take you to articles, stories, and other information about the history of early television . Television pioneers ...
     24  +1 2014 sep 05crt tvCRT Rebuilding Project - Early Television FoundationMore importantly, the techniques for rebuilding these tubes will be lost forever. Here is other recent activity on CRT rebuilding. Several collectors have expressed ...
     24  +6 2014 jul 30old tv models
     24  -6 2014 jul 18ktla los angelesA 1960 Snapshot of KTLA , Channel 5, Los AngelesA 1960 Snapshot of KTLA , Channel 5, Los Angeles . By Julian Wolinsky. As many of you know, KTLA was the first TV station to be awarded a commercial license ...
     25  +7 2014 aug 20history of tv
     26  +75 2014 aug 06the world tomorrow broadcastThe 1939 New York World's Fair - Early Television FoundationThe 1939 New York World's Fair ... The following is from "Television in the World of Tomorrow ", by Iain Baird, ... Broadcasting -Telecasting Magazine Aug, 1939.
     27  -4 2014 aug 09powerampli beel upBell & Howell RestorationLight is reflected from the CRT by the mirror up through a plastic ring around the ... HV Power Supply, Horizontal sweep, Audio/Video, and Audio Power Amplifier  ...
     28  +56 2014 aug 18history of the tv
     28  -7 2014 aug 13early television showsIn the early 1940s, CBS pioneered a system which transmitted an image in each of ... more network TV shows were televised in color, so color sales accelerated.
     28  -6 2014 aug 11used jukebox in sacramentoScotto Cabinets of Sacramento , California, made a cabinet called the "Music ... which was used in Seeburg jukeboxes number 146, 147, and 148, as well as all  ...
     28  -15 2014 aug 10images of old televisionsWelcome to the Early Television Foundation and Museum ... Additions to our Collection. Click on image for more information. RCA TJ-48 Mobile Television Van ...
     29  -10 2014 aug 04aircarft plywood light lampsLight Sources - Early Television FoundationThe light from the lamp also needs to be modulated before it illuminates the mirror .... On my latest, I'm using 1/16" aircraft plywood in that location and the side ...
     30  -20 2014 sep 23televisorBaird Televisor - Early Television FoundationThe Baird Televisor was made by Plessey in England from 1930 through the early 30s. It was the first television receiver sold to the public. About 1000 of these ...
     30  -10 2014 aug 12rca tv modelsRCA Model 5 Prototype - Early Television FoundationThe Model 5 cabinet is similar to the CT-100, but the speaker grill is different. For more information on the history of RCA and color TV , see Ed Reitan's site.
     31  -1 2014 sep 06predicta tv for saleI have provided input to the Antique Trader Co. to produce a price guide, the Antique Trader Radio and Television Price Guide, which is available from ...
     31  +10 2014 aug 21ntsc crystal transmitter circuitTHE SET CT-100 Color TV Restoration - Early Television FoundationI then selected circuit functions associated with individual tubes and restored
     32  -7 2014 sep 20wttgW3XWT / WTTG - Early Television FoundationWe have had material donated from family of Gordon Williamson, who was one of the first employees of WTTG (October, 1946), and who began writing a book ...
     33  -6 2014 jul 30sell old tv
     33  -12 2014 jul 27colors tv circuit diagramTelevision Schematic Diagrams - Early Television FoundationWe now have high resolution service information and schematic diagrams for many pre-1945, postwar black and white, and early color sets posted here.
     34  +24 2014 jul 27my tv classifiedsAntique 12 inch screen Capehart TV in beautiful redwood cabinet that stands 42 inches high and 28 ... The set belonged to my parents.
     35  +30 2014 jul 26alexandra palace stationThe Alexandra Palace TV Station . When the BBC began telecasting in 1936, Alexandra Palace , on a hill in London, was chosen as the site for the transmitter ...
     36  -8 2014 aug 28first tv broadcastthe CBS system. For a few months in 1951, test broadcasts were done using the CBS system. ... The first color television sets for this system were sold in 1954.
     36  -18 2014 aug 23new york worlds fairThe 1939 New York World's Fair . RCA introduced television to the American public at the 1939 World's Fair. Before the fair, they published a brochure for their  ...
     36  -8 2014 aug 18sell your old tvEarly Television Museum ... is My Old Set Worth? We frequently get requests to estimate the value of old TV sets. ... Ebay is also an excellent way to sell your set.
     37  +64 2014 sep 23picture of tvMechanical TV Sets of the 20s and 30s - Early Television FoundationThe first mechanical television systems that produced real television images were developed by John Logie Baird in England and by Charles Francis Jenkins in ...
     39  +3 2014 oct 03general electric cameraGeneral Electric PC-4 TV Camera - Early Television FoundationGeneral Electric PC-4 TV Camera . This camera used the Image Orthicon, the second generation of camera tubes. It was made in the early 50s and used ...
     39  -12 2014 sep 05luc carl springfield neFriends of the Museum - Early Television FoundationLuc Sirois, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. George Lemaster ... David Carlstrom , Huntington Woods, MI ... Walter Beers, Omaha, NE . Greg Mont, Springfield , PA.
     41  +29 2014 jul 23cbs made in americaIn 1950 the FCC tested the CBS system, along with a compatible system by RCA. At that time, the RCA system produced poor picture quality, and CBS was ...
     43  -12 2014 sep 22cti tvCTI Color System - Early Television FoundationCTI /Sleeper Color System (1947) ... In the CTI system, each horizontal line in any one field was traced in a primary color which was different ...
     44  +5 2014 sep 16tv test patternRCA 1931 Test Pattern - Early Television Foundation1931 Test Pattern . Engineers determined that the 3rd line down was readable and the diagonal bars in the second group at the top were clear-cut. Along the ...
     44  +9 2014 aug 15tv production setsU.S. Postwar TV Production - Early Television FoundationEnd of Year. TV Sets . % of Homes w/ TV . Stations. 1946. 44,000 .1. 18. 1947. 222,000 .5. 20. 1948. 1,197,000. 2.6. 27. 1949. 4,197,000. 9.1. 76. 1950 ...
     44  -11 2014 aug 10andrea television companyImmediately after World War Two production of TV sets started in the U.S. In 1946 , ... By 1956, most cities were linked to network programming. ... Andrea T-VJ12.
     45  -8 2014 sep 29telefunkenTelefunken Prewar Sets - Early Television FoundationPlease Become a Member of the Museum. Early Electronic Television. Telefunken . Courtesy of fernsehen.bplaced.net/. 1935 Model. Courtesy of Eckhard Etzold.
     45  -10 2014 sep 14color systemCBS Color System - Early Television FoundationThis field sequential system displayed red, green, and blue television images ... CBS arranged demonstrations of their color system for NTSC members and FCC  ...
     45  +56 2014 aug 13black and white tvTelevision Technical Data - Postwar Black and WhiteTelevision Technical Data - Postwar Black and White . A - M. N - Z. If you appreciate having these documents available, please consider becoming a member of ...
     46  +35 2014 aug 24adrese in new yorkQueen's Messenger - Early Television FoundationIn September 1928, W2XB (owned by General Electric's WGY) in Schenectady, NY televised the first dramatic program in the United States, "The Queen's ...
     48  -19 2014 sep 07cnam parisCBS System at the CNAM Museum in ParisThe equipment probably arrived in Paris in 1950, and was used for several years before it was put in the warehouse of the CNAM museum in Paris . The system ...
     48  -4 2014 jul 29zenith remote controlZenith Flashmatic Owners Manual - Early Television FoundationJust a few short years ago, Zenith developed the “Lazy Bones" Remote Control , a feature that would have been impossible to achieve without many years of ...
     49  -4 2014 jul 31old emerson tvs imagesEarly Television Museum. How Much is My Old Set Worth? We frequently get requests to estimate the value of old TV sets.
     50  +4 2014 sep 14ktla newsThis photo, a KTLA publicity shot, is truly a time capsule showing the essence of one of the most advanced television news operations of its time, with an ...
     51  -26 2014 sep 11rca tvRCA CT-100 - Early Television FoundationMechanical TV · Gallery · Database ... The RCA CT-100 was rushed to market in April of 1954, a few weeks after Westinghouse introduced its set. The original ...
     51  +13 2014 aug 20television test pattern
     51  +50 2014 jul 25live web telecast recorderTV RECORDING ORIGINS OLDEST LIVE TV BROADCAST earliest surviving live television broadcast recording ? .... references to pre-war recording attempts from live telecasts (e.g. – recollections .... Television Web site.
     52  -5 2014 sep 10ktlaFrom its beginnings, KTLA broadcast the annual Tournament of Roses parade from Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena and in 1955 began carrying the spectacle  ...
     54  +8 2014 aug 25tv studio cameraRCA 1939 Studio Camera - Early Television FoundationGeoffrey Bourne of St. Albans, WV, recently acquired one of the early studio cameras used by RCA before World War Two. The camera includes its original ...
     54  +26 2014 jul 28black and white tvs1940s Black and White Sets. Some rare sets, such as the Transvision kits and the Viewtone sell for $2,000 or so. Sets that are hard to find, such as the DuMont ...
     55  -15 2014 sep 30manfred von ardenneArdenne Flying Spot Scanner - Early Television FoundationManfred von Ardenne , a German television engineer, began experimenting with CRT receivers in 1930. Using mechanical scanners, he produced good quality ...
     55  -21 2014 sep 22zenith r80Sams 259-16 - Early Television FoundationMANUFACTURER Zenith Radio Corp. , 6001 Dickens Ave. , Chicago 39, Illinois .... Connect an attenuator { Zenith part #3-17203 or equivalent) in series with the ...
     55  +9 2014 aug 04orion tv manufacturerHungarian Sets - Early Television FoundationThere were three electronic manufacturers in Hungary in the 1950s: Orion , Terta, and Vadasztolteny (later renamed Videoton). Terta never produced any tv sets, ...
     57  -4 2014 aug 19lee de forestDeForest Mechanical Color System - Early Television FoundationWhile I was a student at American Television Institute of Technology in Chicago in 1947-1949 on the G.I. Bill of Rights, I was introduced to Dr. Lee DeForest who  ...
     59  -3 2014 oct 03remington security cameraRemington Rand Camera - Early Television FoundationRemington Rand was involved in developing military cameras during World .... covered over with black cloth, possibly for light exclusion, or possibly security .
     59  -3 2014 sep 27empire 8 4 inchWestern Empire State RestorationWe will attempt to adapt it for the Empire State, which has a 6 inch screen. ... disc used with the new motor was aluminum and about 8 inches in diameter.
     59  -9 2014 aug 16ktla news liveIn the late 50s and early 60s, following its live b&w broadcast, KTLA would ... U.S. Television News , which he brought to KTLA as part of a package deal that ...
     60  -3 2014 oct 03tubes for saleTubes for sale - Early Television Foundation6AB7, 4.00. 6AC7, 3.50. 6AC10, 7.00. 6AD10, 7.00. 6AF3, 3.00. 6AF4, 4.00. 6AF9 , 5.00. 6AG11, 3.00. 6AH6, 4.00. 6AK5, 4.00. 6AK6, 3.00. 6AK10, 5.00.
     60  +16 2014 sep 25audio delay line circuit diagramSetup - Early Television Foundation3: Servicing the RCA Victor Television Receiver——The Video and Sync . Circuits . “Livllfgtfiiftum N0. ... No.61; 'PracticalAnt'enn'a and Transmission Line Considerations and RCA ..... IO—Schem'atic Diagram — Sound I-F and Audio Circuits —.
     61  +40 2014 aug 20los angeles mechanical testW6XAO - Los Angeles - Early Television FoundationDon Lee was a Cadillac dealer in Los Angeles who entered the ... In 1931 Lee obtained a license for W6XS, which broadcast on a frequency of 2100-2200 kHz, using a mechanical camera that worked only with film. .... Late 30s test pattern.
     63  +38 2014 aug 21philadelpia technical institutesPhiladelphia Wireless Training Institute 1947 ReceiverSchematic of a TV receiver used in a TV course at the Philadelphia Wireless Technical Institute . It is a three channel set, and uses either a 5BP4 or 7GP4 CRT .
     63  -4 2014 aug 13chicago worlds fairTelevision at the 1933 Chicago World's FairFrom a 1933 Chicago magazine cover. The World's Fair demonstration was not in color, of course. The 1933/34 Chicago Worlds Fair was titled "A Century of ...
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