Early Televisions

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Fada Model: TV30 Fada
Model: TV-30
Year: 1946 
Original Price $395.00
Tubes:   30
This is the only table model TV that I own. I have lots of Fada radios and thought it would make a nice addition to the collection. Sources say the chassis was made by RCA. The model numbering is easy to figure out - It's a TV with 30 tubes.

Admiral TV Model: 20X-122

Model: 20X-122
Year: 1947
The cabinet of this set is made in one piece entirely from bakelite. It is my understanding that this was the largest hunk of bakelite ever created in production. Still, for a TV it is a small one only measuring 33" tall.

Sorry, no photo

Model: D-1997
Year: 1947
This set was purchased new by my grandfather, Alvah E. Davis, in East Point, Georgia. It has lots of sentimental value to me otherwise it is not a particularly collectible model. The picture is accurate - the top is wider than the bottom by a couple of inches.

General Electric TV Model: 810

General Electric
Model: 810
Year: 1948
Original Price $325.00
This little set was sold as a table model or for a little more, you could purchase the TV stand that is shown with this one.

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