Postwar American Television
DuMont RA-119 Royal Sovereign
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(1951 - 30 inch)
This set was by far the largest direct view model of its time, with a 30 inch picture tube. It is the largest black and white set ever made.
The giant 30BP4, a metal tube with 90 degree deflection.
Bonding the glass to the metal cone of the tube
This set had been restored by its previous owner. We have reassembled it, and it now displays a nice picture
Prototype 30 inch set
Popular Science, September 1950
Crosley also sold a 30 inch set
Courtesy of Bob Dobush