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Interested in old technology in general but especially that from the 1930s.
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Charterhouse March 11th & 12th online auction.

Bidders Tune in at Charterhouse Auction – Charterhouse Auctioneers and Valuers (charterhouse-auction.com)

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

2 months ago
RE: 1936 Baird T5 TV Receiver restoration

I believe the Baird colour system used for the Dominion Theatre demonstration in February 1938 was 120 line two colour.Attachment:Dominion 120 line.jpgHe went on to experiment with higher definiti...

In forum Black & White Television

2 months ago
Pye oneers

In forum General Technical Discussion

3 months ago
The Early Television Foundation Web Meeting

The hours don't suit us very well but the museum has produced a video of the proceedings and it's well worth watching. Peter

In forum Events & Other Websites of Interest

3 months ago
RE: BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

Posted by: @peterscott @lloyd Yes, you can imagine the Germans saying "I don't remember a tree there" or "That tree looks very different" if they cut down an existing tree over night. I also wondered...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

It would appear that the periscope was a German device. There is more about it here.

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

@lloyd Yes, you can imagine the Germans saying "I don't remember a tree there" or "That tree looks very different" if they cut down an existing tree over night. I also wondered how how well the perisc...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

You are not alone Frank. It does seem a rather improbably contraption and perhaps not surprising that most people have no knowledge of it. Peter.

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

No takers? Well when I first saw it I couldn't think what was happening until I discovered that the Crystal Palace was home to the Imperial War Museum from WW1 until 1924 when it moved to Bedlam. The ...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
BTL's Premises at Crystal Palace

I have added a little more to my website about BTL's premises at Crystal Palace and then just yesterday came across this photo showing the South Tower that they used for their aerials when testing the...

In forum Black & White Television

3 months ago
RE: Scientific Instruments from MBL Collection

Thanks to those who purchased items from this thread. I found buyers for the items not sold there and have now donated £92.00 to the British Vintage Wireless & Television Museum. Peter

In forum Items for Sale, Wanted, Swaps or F.O.C.

5 months ago
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