Television - DRECO

Dominion Radio and Electric Corporation Limited, Manufacturer

1959
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Maker and Role
Dominion Radio and Electric Corporation Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1959
Description
1959 black and white television 24" screen, mahogany wood veneer mounted on metal frame on 4 metal legs. The screen surround is cream and the border outside the cream surround is green. The screen surround and border are made of plastic. The control panel is on the side of the television. The control panel is black with 5 knobs. The large knob is for changing the channel. The knobs are white plastic with corrugated grip surfaces. On the front of the television top right hand corner, above the speaker, is a badge which reads: Custom Built by DRECO (possibly the Dominion Radio Electric Company). On the bottom right hand speaker cloth is a red Telstar badge. On the back panel is the chassis Tube Layout Chart. Also, a group rentals sticker with the Model No.0082, serial No.546615.
There is an electric cord approximately 3 metres extending from the back of the television. This grey cord has a white 3-pin plug.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Mahogany
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
2003.353
Credit Line
Dominion Radio and Electric Corporation Limited. 1959. Television - DRECO, 2003.353. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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