Clement Grant Dixon (1916-2003) - The amateur television pioneer: experimental equipment and literature,
Lot 13
Clement Grant Dixon (1916-2003) - The amateur television pioneer: experimental equipment and literature,
Sold for £300 (US$ 497) inc. premium
Lot Details
Clement Grant Dixon (1916-2003) - The amateur television pioneer:
experimental equipment and literature,
an eight-spoke aluminium Nipkow disc, 30 square holes on blackened scan field, tri-point inset brass locators and centre spindle hole, mounted within framed display along with a period shot of a Televisor, good sepia copies of negatives taken from a working receiver, framed and glazed; the three original negatives as scanned for the display in loose paper; accompanying letter dated 17.2.88 addressed to the vendor on headed British Amateur Television Club paper, signed; another inscribed by Dixon's hand for the posting of the negatives; Dixon's obituary from a BATC publication; a photostat of a letter dated 27 June 1927, signed by J. L. Baird on the Motograph House, Baird Television Development Company Limited headed paper; three Radio Times - Whitsun No. 1541, Coronation 1953 No. 1542 and the Scottish edition No. 1533; Television and Short Wave World December 1937 No. 118 Vol.X; The World of Wonder, November 1933, covering the first CRT televisions; Practical Television and Short-Wave Review, 1935, covering recorded television on gramophone records; and Practical and Amateur Wireless, March 1937, with an article on the Cossor 137T (qty) the disc 15.7/8in. (40.3cm), frame 32in. high, 24in. wide
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