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Offline ehtcom

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Show us ya tubes.
« on: July 06, 2013, 08:41:36 PM »
Wouldn't you love to be this guy carrying 800 new Mullards you just purchased.



Oh hang on, that is me  :)

Just acquired another 2000 plus tubes for my collection
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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 10:03:46 PM »
which tubes?
thats gold
still discovering the link between electronics and audio reproduction.so much to learn and so little time

Offline stevenvalve

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2013, 10:51:40 PM »
Wouldn't you love to be this guy carrying 800 new Mullards you just purchased.



Oh hang on, that is me  :)

Just acquired another 2000 plus tubes for my collection
Nice one, that is so goooood, are they all the same or mixture.  What did you score. let us know, What numbers. Take some pictures of the tasty ones.

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2013, 10:53:45 PM »
Wouldn't you love to be this guy carrying 800 new Mullards you just purchased.



Oh hang on, that is me  :)

Just acquired another 2000 plus tubes for my collection
Even the boxes with the logo are worth money

Offline matt200sr

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2013, 01:15:28 AM »
probably worth more than my superannuation!

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2013, 07:47:03 AM »
Unfortunately, whilst most of the tubes are audio related, the ones (close to 800) in the picture are pretty obscure and only worth $1 or $2 ea.
The tasty ones are mostly second hand, these include
~ 12 x RCA 2A3
~ 350 x 12AX7 / 12AU7 / 12AT7 / 6DJ8 type valves which includes ~ 30 NIB Mullard CV4004 / CV4003.
Some very nice Valvo and Telefunken E188CC and 6201 gold pin.
~12 NIB RCA 5R4
~20 various 5R4g / 5U4g British rectifiers.
~10 5AR4 rectifiers includes at least two German and a few British made.
~12 very tasty GZ37 Mullards.
4 EL33 Mullard.
Some KT61
1 Telefunken AD1 (Tests 8%)  :(
Around 40 EL84 type tubes.

EL34 / 6CA7 type tubes there are 38 used, some very well used.
Brands include Amperex, Mullard, Miniwatt (GB) Philips ECG (Fat bottle x 6)

Plenty more tubes to sort through.
Still have to test the majority of the tubes.
The EL34's and other output tubes look very well used.
The few I've tested measure okay, but not new. Still sound okay :)

@Steve.
Believe it or not, but those Mullard boxes are for me, the best part of the haul. :)



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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2013, 07:54:50 AM »
Opened the thread, excited to see a swag of tubeys,  and all we see is a pile of nice looking Mullard boxes.

A bit of a tease.   :P 

Show us a money shot Earle.   We want to see glass.    8)
It's all about the music,, not the equipment.

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2013, 09:36:57 AM »
A few pics

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2013, 11:03:26 AM »
Earl valves are old school it seems transistors are in demand so i would suggest the valves you would like to sell should be listed on this site, for other valve lovers to buy some vintage unwanted valves  ;)
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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2013, 11:04:50 AM »
probably worth more than my superannuation!
Superannuation whats that? it seems to be taken by the banking cartel every year
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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2013, 07:43:11 PM »
nice and organised Earle.
It's all about the music,, not the equipment.

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Re: Show us ya tubes.
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2013, 08:03:41 PM »
Whatever way you look at it, that is a good score. Is there any Amperex big round getter EL84s or maybe D getters. Check for the etched brown half triangle on the second line to see if they are Holland, use a magnifying glass. Thanks