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B&W TV HELP! Cant find the model of this old Phillips TV

 
Mussopossum
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I got this recently in Australia and it had no serial or model number anywhere.

 

Trying to work out what it is and age.

All it has is Phillips on the front and then the number 25.

 

It also has other holes under for what looks like it may have had atomic-style legs.

 

Any ideas?

 

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Topic starter Posted : 18/02/2022 10:23 am
crustytv
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Hi and welcome,

If I'm not mistaken, you are based in Australia and as such that TV is very likely an Aus specific model. Although it may have common chassis that was used here in the UK, but yours will probably have a mains TX, unlike the UK offerings.

As much as we are glad to have you join us, I feel you should have joined the Aus equivalent of this UK site. On there you're more likely to have far more success identifying your TV.

https://vintage-radio.com.au/default.asp

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Posted : 18/02/2022 11:04 am
Nuvistor
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Member @irob2345 if he sees the post may have information, I have had a look around the web and found no information.

If you join the Australian forum a photo of the chassis and the ones posted here may help, however only if you feel comfortable removing the back cover.

 

 

 

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Posted : 18/02/2022 11:50 am
sideband
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There was a Philips Australia I think that had little in common with it's European brother. As Chris says, it's probably Australia specific. It certainly looks nothing like any that were sold here. We have a few Australian members so they might be able to give you more info.

When you say you got it IN Australia does that mean you are not there now? 

 

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Posted : 18/02/2022 3:10 pm
Sundog
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What surprises me is that the rear cover appears to be removable by twisting some toggles. To my recollection this was common in the UK in the early days but safety became more important and tools were then required for removal.

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Posted : 19/02/2022 7:41 pm
Pieter H
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To determine the model you will need to open the back cover and photograph any type labels and the chassis.

Look forward to any pictures that might help.

Cheers, Pieter

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Posted : 01/05/2022 6:44 pm
sideband
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Odd that we've not heard anything since February.......

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Posted : 02/05/2022 5:09 pm
crustytv
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Not half as odd as folk who register, and then never login. Only weeks/months later, when you delete their account, do they then  make contact to complain about the deletion. Why folk register and then never login is beyond me!

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Posted : 02/05/2022 5:21 pm