Rigonda VL100M portable television receiver

Made:
1972-1973 in St Petersburg
maker:
Mezon Works

Rigonda VL100M portable television receiver A Rigonda VL100M portable television receiver from 1972-73
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'Rigonda' portable television receiver, VL100M, 1972-1973. Made at the Mezon Works, Leningrad.

A Rigonda VL100M portable television receiver, made by Mezon Works, in Leningrad, now St Petersburg, between 1972 and 1973.

This Russian-made portable television set could operate from mains electricity or from an external 12 volt car battery. Being small, light (only 8lbs) and relatively inexpensive, it was particularly popular with caravanners. It was available in red or cream.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
1997-5290
Materials:
electronic components, glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
television receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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