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Accession number 2003-1
Catalog Number 2003-1-2685
Collection Perham Collection of Early Electronics
Object Name Tube, Electron
Title Dumont cathode ray tube, c. 1935
Description Believed to be an Allan B. DuMont cathode ray tube. "206" and "Special" are written on the tube and base. Dumont is best known for his 1931 improvements to the cathode ray tube as a television receiver. In 1938, his Model 180 was the first all-electric television set sold to the general public.
Artist DuMont, Allan B.
Credit line Perham Collection of Early Electronics