Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Color Television

RCA CTC-5

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The CTC-5 was introduced in 1956, and has a 21 inch round picture tube. It came in several cabinet styles, including this console version named the "Whitby". Our set has been restored by Dave May.

CTC-5 informatioon on Ed Reitan's site
Service manual
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Article about 1957 RCA color sets
Advertising poster
Owners manual (courtesy of Max Morgenthaler)