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Early Electronic Television

Meissner 10-1153 Kit

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Screen Size 5 inch
Year Made 1939-40
Quantity Manufactured ?
Original Cost $139.50
Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
Cabinet na
Chassis Restored

 

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Build Your Own Video-Audio Set
Convert This Set to a 9 Inch Screen
Assembling the kit
Technical information

Meissner was a manufacturer of radio parts in the 1930s. In the early days of television, many experimenters built their own TV receivers from plans published in magazines. Meissner introduced this kit for this market. It has a 5 inch screen. A cabinet was also available for it.