Rogers Radio Tube Type VR56, by Rogers, Canada, Mid 20th Century
Inventory Number: 64947
Date: Mid 20th Century
Maker Details: Signed by Rogers Canada.
Inscription: "V. R. 56 / -------- / 6.3 / 10E/11402" printed on painted exterior surface of bulb. "ROGERS / CANADA / B/L" printed on side of tube base. "AM [Air Ministry Logo]" printed on side of tube base.
Size: 95 mm in overall length (including top cap and base pins)
Materials: Glass, steel, plastic?, assorted metals.
Other Given Number(s): Christie's 216.
Rogers Receiving Pentode Radio Tube (or Valve) Type VR56, in plain unmarked cardboard carton. Tube with black-painted (or externally metalised) glass and black plastic? base, with single steel top cap. With seven steel base pins and one black plastic? central base pin. With one missing steel base pin.