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It's the telly Mad Men and Avengers fans will surely be craving: a 14in telly kitted out in true 1960s style.

Yes, it's LG's Serie 1 14in TV, complete with telescopic set-top aerials, legs, and knobs for turning it on and changing channels. It has a 4:3 aspect ratio. You can set it to present programmes in colour, black and white, and even sepia.

LG Serie 1

LG's Serie 1: old-style viewing for all

Described by the manufacturer as "fun to use", the retro telly nonetheless isn't entirely anachronistic. It has a remote control and a an SD memory card slot. It has a digital tuner. It doesn't take ten minutes to warm up before it can show a picture.

And while it may not be a flat-panel display, its screen is actually flat, LG said.

LG Serie 1

HMDI? Scart? Nah...

The TV has just gone on sale in LG's native South Korea for around KRW250,000 (£140). We've received no telegraph from LG concerning the set's arrival over here. ®

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