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Early Electronic Television

General Electric Pre-1945 Advertisements

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This ad was run just before the 1939 Worlds Fair. Apparently GE originally intended to produce these sets with round pictures, but added a mask to make them rectangular by the time they were marketed.

1941 advertisement

1941 advertisement for the model 90 at the Haynes-Griffin radio store in New York

Courtesy of Steve Dichter

1939 sales brochure

1943 advertisement

1944 brochure