Cossor 1210 television receiver

Made:
1938-1939 in London
maker:
A C Cossor Limited

Cossor 1210 15" monochrome television receiver, manufactured by A C Cossor Limited, 1938-1939, Serial No 38542.

Only roughly 5000 people total owned a television set in the UK, so very few people saw the first televised Wimbledon tournament. Those who did would've had a large, tall wooden television like this.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
1987-5003
Materials:
bakelite, electronic componenets, fibre (unidentified), glass, wood veneer
type:
television receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Philips Service. Staff Shop
status:
Loan

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