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Mechanical Television

Hollis Baird Receiver with Globe Scanning Disk

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We have acquired this Hollis Baird receiver with a Globe scanning disk on top. This is the only known set of its kind to survive.

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Rear of cabinet

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This is a detail of the speaker grille cloth.

 

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This is a closeup of the radio tuning dial. It tunes both the AM broadcast band and the 2-3 mHz television band assigned in 1930. There are two chassis inside the cabinet, a model R-7-T AM receiver, and a model C-3-5 shortwave adaptor.

 

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The scanning disk assembly is for the 60 line standard, made by Globe.