Octagon Mechanical TV Display Unit

Sign reads:

Scanning Disc Television Viewing Unit
with magnifying lens and
synchronizing control
Maker unknown
c. 1928
Gift of RCA Museum

This looks just like the unit identified as a GE prototype of which possibly four were built, displayed at the Museum of Television site http://www.mztv.com/octagon.html

Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn Michigan, August 25, 2000

Photgraphed by Wayne E. Bretl