Pye 800-series television and radio receiver, 1938.

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Pye 800-series television and radio receiver, 1938.
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

This nine inch combined television and radio receiver console would have been a luxury item few households could have afforded. To cut the cost of purchasing a television set, it was posible to buy a cheaper model without sound. People could use their existing radios as an amplifier instead. The cost of a television receiver was comparable to the price of a saloon car during the 1930s, and at this time there were only about 20,000 television sets in Britain.

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10251305

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