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A.C.Cosser Ltd., Cossor House, Highbury Grove, London H5 [1948]

In March 1935 Cossor announced that when high definition broadcasts begin ("towards the end of the year"!) they would market a television receiver, model 3622, for 75gns (£78 15s 0d).

1936 - 1939

Console model 137T [7K] Console model 131 with unusual 13.5-inch CRT [7K] Console model 65 [7K] Console model 1210 [6K]
137T 131 65 / 65A 1210 / 1210A
Console model 437T Table model 54 [6K]
437T 54
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
~Sep36 ?   13½"
Direct view
  1ch
S/Het
Incl. radio. Shown at the 1936 Radiolympia. Possibly the 237T???  
1936 137T C 13½"
Direct view
21 1ch
S/Het
SSB
Included radio. £110-5-0
£73-10-0 (Later)
237T   Included radio and auto-radiogram £126-0-0
£94-10-0
(Later)
1937 437T T 11¼"     Optional table for extra £3-3-0. £77-5
(1939)
? 43 T          
1938 54 T 6" 13     £24-3-0
(1939)
54A? 16   Fringe model £27-6-0
(1937)
~Aug39 65 C 7"
(6x5)
13     £28-7-0
65A 16 Fringe model with additional 3-valve RF amplifier chassis. £31-10-0
?1939? 131 C 13½"   1ch S/Het Despite the larger CRT size, the set actually produced a picture the same size as that obtained by 12" models, the idea being that using only a smaller portion of the screen allowed for a flatter picture.  
  151? C? 15"?     Incl. Radio ?  
1938 1210 C 15" 21 1ch S/Het Incl. radio. Shown at the 1938 Radiolympia.
£55-13-0
1210A 24 Fringe model with additional 3-valve RF amplifier chassis. £58-16-0

1946 - 1949

Console model 900 [4K] Console model 902 [5K] Console TV/Radio model 914 [7K] Console model 917 [4K]
900 902 914 916 917
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
1946 900 C 15" 21 1ch S/Het Chassis is almost identical to the pre-war 1210 but with two minor valve changes.  
900A 24 Fringe model with additional 3-valve RF amplifier chassis.  
1947 901 C     1ch
TRF
Inc. radio
£171-8-10¹ £140-0-0
£31-8-10
Apr47 902 C 10"   1ch
TRF
First television to use an ion trap CRT.
£96-8-9 £78-15-0
£17-13-9
~Aug49 914 C 10"   1ch
TRF
With all-wave radio.
£95-0-0 £77-11-7
£17-8-5
Sep48 912 C 10"   1ch
TRF
 
£78-15-0 £64-6-2
£14-8-10
Sep49 916 T 10" 17 1ch
Lon or Bir
S/Het
 
£51-9-0 £42-0-3
£9-8-9
Sep49 917 C 10"   1ch  
£61-0-0 £49-14-7
£11-3-5

Note 1 : Price as of September 1948
Note 2 : Models 901, 902, 912 and 914 were tuned to the upper sideband of Alexandra Palace.

1950 - 1952

Console model 924 [5K] Table model 921 [5K] Console model 923 [4K] Console model 918 [4K]
924 921 923 918
Cossor model 926 [7K] Table model 927 [8K]
919 926 927 920
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
Apr50 923 C 10"
Cossor 108K
  1ch
Bham Only
 
£x-x-x £55-14-8
£x-x-x
Sep50 918 20 Both 1ch and
5ch versions
produced.
With radio
£71-8-0 £58-6-1
(£13-1-11)
Sep50 919 12"
Cossor 121K
   
£71-8-0 £58-6-1
(£13-1-11)
Sep50 920 20? With radio
£81-18-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Jul51 921 T 12"
Cossor
121K
17 5ch S/Het  
£78-15-0 £54-6-10
(£24-8-2)
Dec51 924 C 18 With 3-band radio
£95-11-0 £65-18-8
£29-12-4
Mar52 925 C 17  
£80-17-0 £55-15-10
(£25-1-2)
Feb52 926 T 17  
£67-4-0 £46-7-5
£20-16-7
Jun52 928 T   With 3-band radio.
£x-x-x £57-4-9
£x-x-x
Aug52 927 T 12"
Cossor 121K
17 5ch S/Het Trader #1073
£61-19-0 £46-7-5
£x-x-x

Models 916 through 920 were expected were probably withdrawn around December 1951 .
Cossor 926 : Announced in the Wireless & Electrical Trader magazine, 2nd February 1952 as "available
this month. However later Trader service sheets, and those of British Radio and Television give the month as March.

1953 - 1955

Table model 932 [6K] Console model 931 [4K] Console model 930 [5K] Console model 934 [6K]
932 (Year?) 931 930 934
Table model 933 [6K] TV Radiogram model 935 [8K] Table model 938 [6K]
933 935 938 / 938A / 938F
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
1953? 932(A) T 12"
Cossor 121K
17   AC/DC
ERT 02Oct54
£55-2-6² £41-4-8
£13-17-10
Nov52 930
930T
C 17"
Cossor 171K or 172K
18 5ch AC/DC
BRT 06Aug55

Model 940 had provision for fitting of 13ch Band I/III tuner
£95-11-0 £71-9-5
£24-1-7
Oct53 931 C 14"
Cossor 141K
£77-14-0 £58-2-5
£19-11-7
Jul53 933 T 17"
Cossor 171K or 172K
£78-15-0 £58-18-1
£19-16-11
Oct53 934 C+D
£98-14-0 £73-16-7
£24-17-5
Sep54 940 T 14"
£63-0-0 £47-2-6
£15-17-6
Jul54 938 T 14"
Cossor 141K
20   Model 935 includes auto-radiogram.

Trader #1177
£x-x-x £51-16-9
£x-x-x
Jul54 939 C 17"
Cossor 171K or 172K
£x-x-x £77-15-11
£x-x-x
Sep54 935 20 +
8 (Radio)
£183-15-0 (£137-8-11)
£x-x-x
Aug54 937 T 17"
Cossor
171K or 172K
20 12ch Trader #1264, ERT#1082
£84-0-0 £60-11-4
(£19-9-8)
Aug54 938A   14"
Cossor 141K
£x-x-x £50-1-11
£x-x-x
Aug55 939A C+D 17"
Cossor 171K
£x-x-x £80-0-2
£x-x-x
Nov54 938F T 14"
Cossor 141K
£x-x-x £50-1-11
£x-x-x
Mar55 939F C 17"
Cossor
171K or 172K
£x-x-x £80-0-2
£x-x-x
~May56 942 C 17" 85gns (tax?)

Note 2 : £55 2s according to Trader service sheet.

1956 Onwards

At the start of 1957 Cossor aquirered a share in the equity of Titan Television Ltd. of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, with Titan to locally manufacture Cossor sets. There had previously been a TV know-how agreement between Cossor and Titan in the leadup to the start of regular television transmissions in Australia towards the end of 1956. Cossor TV receivers, also manufactured by Titan Television Ltd., were also marketed in Australia through Cossor's own distributors, Jacoby Mitchell & Co. Pty. Ltd. of Sydney.

Table model 943 [7K] Schools receiver model 905 [6K] Table model 947 [6K]
943 945 905 947
YEAR MODEL STYLE CRT VALVES RF NOTES PRICE
Aug56 943 T 14"
Cossor 141K
18
Cossor
13ch Trader #1298
£x-x-x £41-17-6
£x-x-x
Jan57 945 T 17"
Cossor 173K
14    
£74-11-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
<=Feb57 946 T 21"      
£92-8-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Oct56 947 T 21"
Cossor 212K
15 12ch Trader #1324
£92-8-0 £65-16-0
(£26-12-0)
<=Feb57 904   21"     Specifically intended for use in schools.
£55-2-6 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
<=Feb57 905   24"      
Aug58 948 T 17"
AW43-80
15 12ch Trader #1387
£x-x-x £50-1-11
£x-x-x
Jul59 950 T 17"
AW43-88
16 9ch (!)  
£67-4-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x
Oct59 951 21"
AW53-88
£84-0-0 £x-x-x
£x-x-x

Publications

Click for larger view [179K]
Models 137T and 237T
3-page Article from theCossor Courier, Sep 1936, courtesy of 'Mike T'
Link to PDF File [496K]

Advertisments

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Models 137T and 237T
Advert from August 1938
Link to larger view [179K]
Model 437T
Advert from August 1938
Link to larger view [114K]
Model 54
Pre-war advert
Link to larger view [225K]
Model 1210
Advert from August 1938
Link to larger view [166K]
Model 917
Advert from December 1950
Link to larger view [97K]
Click for larger view [81K] Click for larger view [98K] Click for larger view [79K] Click for larger view [84K] Click for larger view [104K]
Model 918 etc
Advert from March 1951
Link to larger view [81K]
Model 921
Advert from December 1951
Link to larger view [98K]
Model 926
Advert from July 1952
Link to larger view [79K]
Model 927
Advert from September 1952
Link to larger view [84K]
924, 927 and 930
Advert from May 1953
Link to larger view [104K]
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Models 931 - 934
Advert from October 1953.
Link to larger view [110K]
Model 933
Advert from August 1953
Link to larger view [68K]
935, 937, 938F and 939F
Advert from August 1955
Link to larger view [121K]
Model 947
Advert from February 1957
Link to larger view [103K]
Models 904 / 905
Advert from February 1957
Link to larger view [83K]
Brochure from circa 1950 :-
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Models 919 and 920
(Outer cover)
Link to larger view [111K]
  Models 916, 917 and 918
(Inner pages)
Link to larger view [148K]

On-line Manuals

Model(s) File Size Source
1210 1.8M Manufacturers
900 (Update to 1210) 79K Manufacturers
902 3.0M Manufacturers
912 412K Manufacturers
924, 925, 926 & 928 1.4M Manufacturers
946 1.0M Manufacturers
950 & 951 318K ERT #1241
CT1700U & CT2100U 1.0M Manufacturers
CT1911U 1.7M Manufacturers
CT1921A 2.9M Manufacturers

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