World's First Color Fax Machine

First introduced in 1947, this plain paper, color fax machine used “colored pencils to print the output” — taking approx. 15 minutes to send a 7×10&Prime picture. The first Colorfax machine was built by Dr. La Verne R. Philpott in his home workshop with “a drill press, a lathe and a couple of screwdrivers.” It […]

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First introduced in 1947, this plain paper, color fax machine used “colored pencils to print the output” — taking approx. 15 minutes to send a 7×10&Prime picture. The first Colorfax machine was built by Dr. La Verne R. Philpott in his home workshop with “a drill press, a lathe and a couple of screwdrivers.” It was demonstrated this fall in the WGHF studio in New York, and a commercial model, which will plug into any FM radio and will retail for about $150, is being designed now.

World's, First Color Fax Machine

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