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Postwar American Television

Telindustries 1948 Prototype

1948 - 15 inch)

This is a developmental prototype set from 1948. It was assembled with nuts & bolts on the chassis rather than rivets like the production ones had, and is very primitive. It has a 15 inch DuMont glass CRT.

Telindustries never got this TV to the market, but 4 years later Telindustries was bought out by Harry Kaye and Howard Halbert and the new Kaye-Halbert Corp sold a similar version of this TV: