CrustyTV wrote:The third is a missing set from my early colour dual standard hybrid collection, namely a GEC 2028.
What is the date of that advert, Chris?
It says "The only 19" colour TV" but I thought the first 19" CTV was the Baird M718. However, it wasn't released with the first rash of 25" sets for the opening of the colour service in late 1967 but followed a little later, so the GEC might have beaten it to the market but I certainly wasn't aware of it at the time.
The first 25" Baird, the M701, was the cheapest set of the initial offerings at 279 guineas so the M718 would probably matched the GEC's 259 gns price tag but I can't swear to it! (It would certainly have been cheaper than the 25" models, though!)