Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Television Museum

Donations of Equipment and Other Items

The museum accepts donations of equipment, and your contribution may be tax deductible since we are a 501 c 3 non-profit foundation.

The following have generously made donations of equipment and other items to the foundation. We greatly appreciate their contribution to the preservation of early television history.

2015 Donations

Nick Williams Norfolk, VA Admiral color neon dealer sign
Tony Hendley. for James A. Chase Angola, IN 2 RCA TP-16 projectors, TK-20 camera and multiplexer
Jeff Smith Columbus, OH Admiral 17 inch chassis
Dan Bunting Katy, TX RCA TM-20B color monitor

2014 Donations

Bruce Graham Universal City, CA Rank Cintel flying spot scanner CRT
Al Kozakiewicz Niskayuna, NY National Union Monotron
Tom and Suzanne Langford Craigmoor, WV RCA, Ampex broadcast videotape recorders, misc. studio equipment
Matt Caputo Williamsport, PA 40 new in box B & W CRTs
Museum of Science and Industry Tampa, FL GPL kinescope, RCA CT-100, CTC-4, CTC-10, 22 black and white sets, other misc. items
Moyer Electronics Sunbury, PA Approximately 140 new in box color CRTs
Ned Connors Barrington, RI Box of 40s and 50s TV knobs
Dave Sica Parsippany, NJ CBS RX-89 experimental color set
Patcrick Goodman   191 NOS vacuum tubes
Edwin Clements   "An Introduction To Television" by C. J. Hylander and Robert Harding Jr
Jeff Culver Sylvania, OH Westinghouse H-231 TV set
John Estep Pittsburgh, PA Silvertone and Motorola TV sets
Joe Ginley   1951 DuMont console TV set
Geoff Bourne St. Albans, WV Sparton 12 inch trapezoidal TV set
Craig and Becky Strafford   7JP4, 10HP4, Sparton 17 inch TV set
Daryl Oestreich Abbotsford, WI Eastman 400 telecine projector
Estate of Charles A. Matuska North Riverside, IL RCA CT-100
Robin Gann Easley, SC RCA 14-S-7070
John Thomas Delaware, OH 1948 Admiral console TV set
George Lemaster Fall Church, VA RCA 8480 vidicon, Philips 55875 plumbicon
Bob Schmidt Carmel, IN Stuffed Nipper dolls, misc. RCA memorabilia
Chuck Azzalina Perkasie, PA DuMont RA-101 Custom, Giant View projector, Electrical Products projector
Wes Anderson Valley City, ND UTL course, misc. radio and television books
Nancy Ellyson La Crescenta, CA Letters and postcards to the Hollywood Radio & Television Institute
Cliff Benham West Grove, PA Admiral CA101 color adapter
Bill Morse New London, CT 90 Flybacks, yokes and other parts.
Lee Lamb Reminderville, Ohio TV Magnifier, with stand.
Dale Weygandt Grove City, OH Box of vintage TV and radio tubes

2013 Donations

Mark Cannon Columbus, OH 1973 RCA Color Set
Dale Hartig Bowie, MD 1949 GE console
Dale Baldwin Salamanca, NY Zenith 24NC312, 1949 Philco console
Ron Kennedy Akron, OH Philco 48-700
Nancy Ellyson La Crescenta, CA Postcards and letters to HRTI from Indian students
Robbie Robinson Marysville, OH 1947 Transvision kit with 5 inch CRT with assembly manual
Jan Nunley Reynoldsburg, OH 1950s Stromberg Carlson TV set
Ron Steinberg Itaska, IL RCA 8-T-241 new in box, Radio Craftsman 1950 chrome chassis TV with remote
Estate of Henry Armistead Lee Newport News,VA UHF converters, VHF booster, books and booklets
Susan Berndt Ft. Wayne, IN Materials from United Television Labs
Larry Schramm Rochester Hills, MI RCA 17T150 TV set, Zenith posters
Robert Buchholtz Columbus, OH 1952 RCA console TV set
Alan Arikian Mechanicsville, VA 2 - RCA TRK-120 TV sets
Harold Cheyney Columbus, OH General Electric 17C107 TV set
David Wickliff Croton, OH Techtronix oscilloscope, vacuum tubes
Robert Lochtefield Powell, OH 2 - 40s and 50s TV sets, misc. manuals and magazines

2012 Donations

Robert Lochtefield Powell, OH 8 - 40s and 50s TV sets, misc. manuals and magazines
Roy Butler Columbus, OH RCA 1950s TV set
Todd Popp Columbus, OH Zenith Service Saver chassis
Barry Gibbons Rosemont, CA Misc. TV parts
Ron Sylvester Hume, CA Philco literature
Sean Barton Sullivan, MO Astatic booster, IT remote control
Norman Weimer New Madison, OH RCA CTC-11, Zenith 522GUI, Color test jig, Zenith porthole console
Arndt/Blain Family Barrington Hills, IL American Television 14T6
Wayne Bretl Grayslake, IL Fab Color TV contest box
Bob Dobush Wellington, OH Brochures, tubes, misc. parts
Brian Gibbons Rosemont, CA Misc. parts
John McIlvoy Houston, TX Vacuum tubes, books
Terry Weber St. Louis, MO Artone 12" TV set
Terry Fyfe St. Louis, MO Hallicrafters 506 7" TV set
Mary Franz and Kyle McEwen San Francisco, CA Motorola suitcase 7" TV set
Tom Christovich Baltimore, MD Iconoscope, Image Orthicon and Vidicon camera tubes

2011 Donations

John Krueger Hilliard, OH Tube caddies with tubes and tools, tube tester, books
Henry Spohn Hilliard, OH Tube caddy and tubes
Carl Armon Jamestown, CO Motorola VT-71, Emerson 600, Hickok 660, Beltron 2972, RCA WR-59, Jerrold booster
Tony Squillante Dublin, OH Crosley 24-AV radio, tube caddy, test equipment, tubes, parts
Calvin Hill Columbus, OH Philco 50-T-1403, Philco 50-T-1404, RCA 9T246, Muntz M21, Hoffman 326, RCA 14-S-7071
Bob Dobush Wellington, OH CBS 205 conversion kit box
Dave Claes Akron, OH DuMont RA-103 Doghouse
Tim Tress Beaver Falls, PA RCA TM-5 monitor
Betty Guerra Pittsburgh, PA RCA 648-PTK
Bruce Sunstein Rockport, MA RCA CTC-7, test equipment, misc. parts, Uniray parts, documents
Richard Diehl San Jose, CA A T & T Model 2 Picturephone
Chuck Azzalina Perkasie, PA Experimental IO type pickup tube, experimental prewar CRTS
Bernie Lechner Princeton, NJ Transvision 12 inch set with stand and documents
Robert Yocom Columbus, OH 150 TV tubes
James Cozart Culpeper, VA Lens for Gray Research Monitor
Mary Ann Kalin Baltimore, MD Muntz M21
Bruce Posten Agua Dulce, CA Pictures of CRT rebuilding Plant
Mel Wunder Lewisburg, PA New RCA 5820 Image Orthicon
WTHI-TV Terre Haute, IN RCA transmitter console, GE transmitter console, 2 large studio lights, RCA camera pedestal model TD-1, Misc. transmitter waveguide
Michael Berke Dublin, OH Motorola VT71 TV set
Joan Antonello
Ridgefield, NJ Various television test instruments
Carl Armon Jamestown, CO RCA 8PC48 TV set. Philco 50-1149 TV set

2010 Donations

Roger & Arlene Johnson Carmel, IN Scott tabletop projection set
Bill Seabrook Dunkirk, MD RCA field intensity meter and antenna
David Corbitt Whiting, NJ Beitmans service manuals
Brad Ogilvie Round Lake, IL Tube caddy, RCA coil kit, misc. publications
Darryl Hock Sterling Heights, IL Meck XA-201, Silvertone color set
Brad Ogilvie Round Lake, IL Misc. publications, RCA replacement coil kit, tube caddy and tubes
Dick Malm Denver, CO RCA 21-CT-55, Motorola 7 inch tabletop, RCA developmental iconoscope, tubes, radio
Harry and Fran Mayo Princeton, NJ Andrea C-VL16 console TV set
Tom Tirpak Glenview, IL Admiral 19A1 tabletop TV set
Art Bielski Chicago, IL 18 1940s TV sets
Dr. Willis Hodges Worthington, OH RCA CTC-16
Julia Smolka Chicago, IL Sivertone 10 inch tabletop TV
Scott Avitt Des Moines, IA Picture tube rebuilding plant
Jermey Linek Columbus, OH RCA Victor 6-T-74, misc. tubes and knobs.
Chuck Azzalina Perkasie, PA Developmental vidicon camera tubes
Adam Sayles Mt. Lake, MN Radio Craftsman RC-200, Sentinel 400-TV. Bel-Aire clock radio/TV

2009 Donations

Euclid Coukouma Washington, DC GPL projector, 2 - RCA TK10/11 camera heads, misc. other broadcast equipment
Celia and Eric Tazelaar Princeton, NJ DuMont Westminster
Michael Schultz Durham, NC Zenith Space Command 300 and remote, Sony 4" portable
Brian Burke Ft. Wayne, IN Motorola 1949 tabletop set
David Fox Spencerport, NY RCA T-100 with Norelco projection unit
Bill Isen and Brian Brown Arlington, VA Telekit 10A
Estate of William R. Ziegler York, PA FADA 930 (restored by John Horvath of Amptech Systems)
Chuck Azzalina Perkasie, PA Experimental camera and video storage tubes
Carl Simpson Springfield, MO Yagi Antennas
Gene Hamilton Stillwater, OK Motorola 19CK1 color television set
Larry Justice New Alex, OH 56 vintage sets for ETF auction, Motorola VT-106
Susan Moody Chesterhill, OH Capehart 36C216M-5 color television set

2008 Donations

Albert Rill Columbus, OH Case containing numerous vacuum tubes, transistors, capacitors, etc.
David L and Hazel Brown Belpre, OH 1980 Zenith System 3 Computer Space Command 3500 TV set
Alan D'Aurora Columbus, OH Zenith B3006E 1959 television set with Space Command remote control
Roger Dreyfoos Castro Valley, CA Television picture tube rebuilding plant
Charline Glowitz Monroe Twp, NJ Stromberg Carlson TV-12 television set
Marilyn Herboltzheimer Columbus, OH Emerson model 644 television set with stand
Bob Hodge Syracuse N.Y. Cathode ray tubes
Walter Martin Hilliard, OH 1937 Zenith console radio
Mary Johnson Downers Grove, IL Cathode ray tube collection
Nolan Stephany Webster, NY Cameras and studio equipment
Marshall and Norma Prince Lyons, CO 1950 RCA Model 6-T-71 TV set
Darryl Hock Sterling Heights, MI 1956 Sentinel IU-816 color TV set, excellent condition, with good original 21AXP22 tube