Philips projection TV/radio receiver, model 799, c 1950.
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Combined radio and 20 inch screen projection television set. The Philips Company was founded in 1891 by a Dutchman, Gerard Philips, to manufacture lightbulbs. In the early 1900s the company expanded its research into other areas of electronics, including the development of radio, and later television. View with radio door and control panels open.