tabletop television has a 5" screen. It
was available as a kit (Andrea KT-E-5) or pre-assembled with a factory
cabinet (Andrea 1-F-5).
attachment shown was an $18 accessory.
This photo shows
the kit version installed in a very rare factory cabinet available
for those who bought the kit and wanted a full cabinet, not just
a front board.
The Andrea 1-F-5 cabinet could not be used with the Kit chassis
because it was made for the factory assembled chassis with longer
Only two of
these unusual/identical cabinets have been found so far. Notice
the undeniable simiarities in design of Andrea's first post-war
set, the T-VJ12 (shown below).
Below is a photo
of the chassis.
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Andrea TV photos
Early Andrea sets came with a factory 2-channel tuner; later sets
had a factory 3-channel tuner.
of 1941, Andrea offered an upgrade kit that included an extension
shaft and knob to make the fine tuning control accessible from the
outside (many Andrea sets have a hole there for screwdriver adjustment).
Therefore, Andrea sets that have a fine-tuning control knob on the
right side of the cabinet likely have the other mods included in
the upgrade kit (such as new antenna and oscillator coils, a new
sound IF transformer, and a few new resistors).