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Monday, February 16, 2015

Tube Box Art, Part 18 : Westinghouse

Hi!

One of the major players in vacuum tube manufacturing history is still missing from the Tube Box Art series: Westinghouse.




Let's start with some of their earlier boxes:




These contain type 26 triodes:




A 45 DHT and a 6CB5 beam power tetrode in different style boxes:






A 2A3 and an octal tube in gold/black/white boxes:





A 6BY5 TV damper box:






6AX4 TV damper boxes:





These are rather modern and bland:





And finally some beautiful boxes of 816 mercury vapour rectifiers:





The 816 is the small sister of the impressive 866A.




This tube will be covered in it's own Tube of the Month article soon!



Best regards

Thomas

1 comment:

  1. Hi Hr.Mayor !
    First I would like to thank you for the most entertaining blog regarding tubes and their surroundings. Please crack open a bottle of Elrog 2014/15 soon in the "tube of the month/century" series. Your photography is outstanding and your comments are priceless.
    v.g. Kim Schacht

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