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Speed (Cable Radio Tube)

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Name: Speed (Cable Radio Tube)    (USA)  
alternative name:
Cable Radio tube Corp. || Cable Supply Co.Inc.
Abbreviation: speed
Products: Tube manufacturer

Speed is the brand name of Cable Supply Co., Inc., later named Cable Radio Tube corp. The company is founded in 1926 on 907 Broadway, New York and moved to 31 Union Square, New York in 1927 (according to Tyne page 363). See also "70 years of Radio Tubes and Valves" page 79.

Founded: 1926


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

Radio Broadcast, Feb. 1926, Page 537tbn_usa_cable_supply_co_speed.jpg
August 16, 1929 The Pittsburgh Press newspaper page 38tbn_usa_cable_radio_the_pittsburgh_press_fri_aug_16_1929.jpg
Pair of Speed tubes that are still useable as they test good.tbn_usa_speed_ux201_2.jpg
Radio Retailer and Jobber 1929tbn_speed_rr_j_july_1929.png
Speed Triple Twin tube advert date unknowntbn_speed_triple_twin.png
Triple-Twin Ad (left side), Electronics, April 1932, pp. 2tbn_ad_speed_triple_twin_apr_1932_1_sm.jpg
Triple-Twin Ad (right side), Electronics, April 1932, pp. 3tbn_ad_speed_triple_twin_apr_1932_2_sm.jpg
Undated tube advertisement c. 1932tbn_speed_undated_c._1932.jpg
Radio Engineering October 1927tbn_speed_radio_engineering_oct.png
Unsourced advertisement c. 1930tbn_speed_unsourced_c.png
Popular Science June 1931tbn_speed_popular_science_june_1931.png
Radio Engineering August 1929tbn_speed_radio_eigineering_august_1929.png

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Fin Stewart

The cable Radio Tube Corp was listed as an RCA licencee by the Wall Street Journal

April 8th, 1930 in their "Broad Street Gossip" column.

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