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Early Electronic Television

Gallery of Early Electronic Sets

Many manufacturers introduced television sets before the war. Here are some of them. If you have photos of other sets, better photos of any of these, or more information on any set here, please contact us.

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American

Air King Majestic
American Television Corp. Meissner
American Television Institute National

Andrea

Philco
Bell & Howell Pilot
Belmont Purdue University
Communicating Systems, Inc. Radio Vision Corp.
Don Lee Broadcasting RCA
DuMont Sears/Silvertone
Emerson Sparton
Farnsworth Stewart Warner
Fulton Stromberg-Carlson
Garod Unidentified
General Electric United States Television Manufacturing Corp.
Gilfillan Brothers Westinghouse
Hazeltine Zenith

British

For more information on British pre-1945 manufacturers, go to Jon Evans site

Alba Mains Radio & Television
Baird Marconi
Beethoven McMichael
Brunswick Mullard
Burndept Murphy
Bush Peto-Scott
Cossor Philco
Decca Philips
Dynatron Pilot
Ekco Pye
Ferranti RGD
Ferguson Scophony
GEC Strad
Halcyon Tannoy
Haynes Radio, Ltd. Truphonic
HMV Ultra
Invicta Unidentified
Kolster-Brandes  

Dutch

Home Made Philips

 French

Compagnie des Compteurs Radio-Industrie
Ducretet Radio L. L.
Emyradio Sannier
Grammont S,T,I.R.
Pathe-Marconi Unidentified
Philips Visiodyne (Chauvierre)

Italian

Allocchio Bacchini Safar
Radiomarelli  

German

Pictures of surviving German pre-1945 sets can be found at Gerolf Poetschke's site

Blaupunkt Telefunken
D. S. Loewe Radio Co. TeKaDe
Fernseh A. G. Unidentified
Lorenz Volkfernseher
Mueller  

Japanese

Panasonic Victor
Takayanagi  

Russian

17TH1/TH3 TK-1