That’s right, the world’s oldest working television has been found, and it’s a 12-inch rear-projection unit. Plus, it “has even been modified so it could be connected to a modern day converter box to gain access to Freeview.” Video after the break.

But what’s really interesting here is that it is a rear project TV with the main mirror being mounted on fold down lid to help it blend in with the home’s decor when not in use.

[via EngadgetBBC]