Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Electronic Television


1935 Televisode

Engineering professor Arturo Castellani , Ph D. was an Italian inventor (see the patent of his cathodic tube "Telepantoscopio", 1937). He was the project manager of SAFAR company (Societe Anonima Fabbricazione Apparecchi Radio), Milan, Italy from 1929 to 1945. (Information courtesy of Diego Verdegiglio and Gino Brizioli)


1936 model

1934 180 line model

RTD-20 (1939) 

RTD-30 (1939) 

RTD-40 (1939)

Experimental 1939 model

Courtesy of RAI Museum Turin

Above pictures courtesy of Gino Brizioi


Courtesy of Giacomo Pruzzo