Restoration Types Archives: Televisions

GE 805 10″ B&W Vintage TV

GE-805_20101219_2892 Finished TV

by Thomas Bonomo K6AD — The General Electric model 805 10″ Bakelite vintage TV is often referred to by collectors as the “Locomotive.”   I picked up this vintage vacuum tube television in relatively clean condition back in 2004 at a CHRS-KRE swapmeet in Berkeley.  The set “worked.”  Well, sort of.  The CRT’s picture was […]

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