Early British Television -- Baird
July 28, 1928 - Early Prototype
This announcement appeared in the July 1928 issue of the British magazine,
called Television. It says that "Baird Televisors
("seeing-in instruments") will be on sale in the country [England] at
the annual Radio Exhibition, which will be held at Olympia, September 22nd to
The caption under the photograph reads: "One of the several
designs of the new Baird Televisor, which will be marketed here and in America
August 1928 - "Seen on the Televisor Screen"
September 1928 - "Olympia -- 1928" Caption says:
"Injured one: 'I WILL see that Televisor, even if they kill
September 1928 - "Commercial Televisors in the making..." About
a dozen Baird Model "B's" and Model "C's" are visible.
October 1928 - Editorial Talks about the fact that
"Radio Olympia will be in full swing by the time this appears in
November 1928 - Demonstration Room at Olympia
November 1928 - "Television at Olympia" Full report on
the event. Mentions specifically about the three models of Televisors
placed on public display. The Model "A", is a portable
instrument which contains a televisor only. The Model "B", a
somewhat more elaborate instrument, which in addition to the televisor contains
a loudspeaker, and finally, the Model "C", the most elaborate piece of
furniture, where the lower part contains two super radio receivers, one for
speech & music, the other for television!
The three Models (A, B and C) are shown below:
Model "A" - Front View
Model "A" - Back View
Model "B" - Front View
Model "B" - Interior View
Model "C" - Front View
"The Baird Television Development Company's Stand at Olympia"
Where it all began.
Television Magazine Exhibit at Olympia
January 1929 - "There are none so blind as those who will not see"