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Early Electronic Television

General Electric HM-225

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Screen Size 9 inch
Year Made 1939
Quantity Manufactured ?
Original Cost ?
Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
Cabinet Original Finish
Chassis Restored


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Technical information

This set has a 9 inch direct view picture tube. General Electric introduced 5 models in 1939. The others were the HM-171 (5 inch vision only), HM-185 (5 inch console), HM-226 (12 inch direct view console) and HM-275 (12 inch mirror in lid console).

Radio and Television Retailing, May 1944