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Early Electronic Television

Andrea Kit in Custom Cabinet

  Screen Size 5 inch
  Year Made 1939
  Quantity Manufactured ?
  Original Cost ?
  Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
  Cabinet Original Finish
  Chassis Restored

At first we identified this set as a model 2-F-5. However, we recently received this chart of TV specifications, which describes the 2-F-5 as being a mirror in lid design. It is likely that this set is a KT-E-5 chassis in a custom cabinet. The lid appears to be designed to open, so the cabinet may have been designed for a radio-phonograph. Here is advertising literature, technical information and a schematic diagram. The set has been restored to working order.