Sobell T90 tabletop television receiver, 1950.

 
Sobell T90 tabletop television receiver, 1950.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Description

This Sobell set cost £56-14-0 when new. Sobell claimed that this set had a 'beautifully designed "Best Seller"' cabinet. There were two versions available in 1950 - the London model and Midlands model (the set had to be pre-tuned at the factory to suit either the London transmitter or the Midlands transmitter). The advertising also stressed that there were 'Two user controls, seven pre-set controls' indicating that it was easy to use. It was claimed to be an extremely sensitive receiver 'suitable for fringe reception' ie where the TV signal was very weak.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10463837

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