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Description

GE 950 colour wheel television receiver, the earliest surviving colour television set, based on John Logie Baird colour system of 1928 and made for the Columbia Broadcasting System by General Electric, 1946

Museum reference

T.2004.8.1

Collection

Industry and Commerce : Communications

Object name

Television receiver

Production information

General Electric Company, Manufacturer

Date

1946

Associations

Previous owner: Columbia Broadcasting System Inc.
Inventor: Baird, John Logie, 1888 - 1946

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/colour-television

On display

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