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1939 Jan ELECTRONICS.JPG (88627 bytes) (88K)
January 1939 - Electronics Magazine - Actual Photo of On-Screen 6' x 8' Projected Television Image, using RCA equipment

1939 Jan ELECTRONICS Proj TV.JPG (70951 bytes) (70K)
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1939 RCA Projection Television

1939 Jan ELEC-RCA CRT Tube AD.JPG (162275 bytes) (162K)
RCA Introduces "New" White Screen Television (Picture) Tubes.  The 3" 906-P4 is $15.00, the 5" 1802-P4 is $27.50, and the New RCA monoscope tube (provides source of video signal for testing TV equipment) was a whopping $95.00 (about $1050 in today's money).
Early television picture tubes were either shades of green, yellow, or sepia (brown).


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