Early Color Television
Homemade Color TV Set
This article and photograph were provided by Phil Beckman, son of Carl Beckman who built this color converter in 1951. The article describes a converter in front of a Motorola 7 inch electrostatic set. There is no automatic synchronization of the wheel, a mechanical brake is used to manually keep the wheel synchronized.
Here is the television schedule from the same newspaper. Notice the Princeton vs. Navy game that is televised in color only.