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Early Electronic Television

Westinghouse WRT-701

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Screen Size 5 inch
Year Made 1939
Quantity Manufactured ?
Original Cost $295
Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
Cabinet Original Finish
Chassis Being Restored

The WRT-701 was introduced in 1939, together with the WRT-700, WRT-702, and WRT-703. This set is a direct view 5 inch receiver, with an AM/SW radio receiver. The cabinet is in good condition, requiring only touchup. The chassis are in excellent condition. However, the radio escutcheon is missing. Here is technical information and advertising litererature.