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RCA Radiotron Radio Tube 42 With Carton, by RCA, USA, 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 89266
Object Type:
Place Created: USA North America
Accession Number: 2004-9/276
Brief Description: RCA Radiotron Radio Tube (or Valve) Type 42, in red, white and black printed cardboard carton. Glass valve with black plastic? base and six steel base pins. Lower section of tube silvered and mid to top section of tube blackened, both during manufacturing process. Carton originally sealed.
Primary Inscriptions: "RADIOTRON / RCA / RADIO TUBE / A QUALITY PRODUCT / made by / RCA" printed on exterior surface of carton side. "42" printed on exterior surface of bulb. "RCA Radiotron / MADE IN U.S.A. / Y3" printed on exterior surface of tube bulb.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Glass
steel
plastic?
assorted metals.
Cardboard
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
140 50 50 mm

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