Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

 

Postwar American Television

Automatic TVP-490

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(1949 - 7 inch)

Technical information

This is one of the rarest 7 inch electrostatic sets. Like the Temple TV-1776, it has a built in magnifying lens, which is made of plastic and filled with mineral oil. The finish is fake alligator hide. It is a suitcase style, with a handle on the lid.