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    90+year old tube and spec sheet.

    Thought you guys might find this interesting. I picked up 4 used UX201A tubes, in the boxes. One of the boxes had a good spec sheet in it. The others just fell apart when I took them out.
    tube.jpgux201 spec sheet 1.jpgux201 spec sheet 2.jpgux201a tube.jpg

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    That's bloody old, good find ;)
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    How much do those go for on the open market, George?
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    They aren't that uncommon - I see them on EBay for about $12 apiece. What might be valuable to a collector would be the box and spec sheet. Unfortunately, this was a really common tube for a long time, so there are still lots of them out there. It started out as the DeForest 201 before RCA bought out DeForest.

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    I'm getting old. Is that like a big transistor?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KG4CGC View Post
    I'm getting old. Is that like a big transistor?
    No. Getting old is nothing like a transistor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8YX View Post
    How much do those go for on the open market, George?
    I have paid $20 a pop for a good used one from a dealer.

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    My Crosley Pup with a UX201A crosley pup.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by w2amr View Post
    No. Getting old is nothing like a transistor.
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