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Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Early Electronic Television

Marconi 705

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Screen Size 12 inch
Year Made 1937
Quantity Manufactured ?
Original Cost 80 Gns.
Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
Cabinet Refinished
Chassis Restored


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Technical information

This set was made in England in 1937. It has a 12 inch screen and a radio. When we received it from England, the cabinet was in very poor condition. The set was complete, but the chassis had considerable rust. Here is a picture from the screen:

Here are some pictures of the set before it was restored: