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PHILIPS 8th Generation (G8 Chassis) 1971 to 1977

Introduction

The Philips G8 chassis represented the second production colour TV design from the company for the UK market.  Models based on the design were in production between 1970 and 1977 (I understand 1970 to 1971 was the G6/G8 change over years).

The Plates below show a selection of G8’s.

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Plate 1 – Philips G26K521 This beast weighed 52kg (115lbs)

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Plate 2 – Philips G26K522

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Plate 3 – Philips G22K523

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Plate 4 – Philips G22K524

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Plate 5 – Philips G26K532/01

Glen Welsh Anorak has kindly provided the following shots of the G8 range from a rare Philips publication:

 

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