Pye 'PTV' television receiver, c 1957.
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Portable projection television with a 14 inch screen. W G Pye & Co, established in the early 1900s, was a large radio and television manufacturers based in Cambridge, England. By the early 1960s more families than ever before had a television in their homes, and there were over 15 million sets in Britain.