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2955

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ID = 67869
       
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Brand: WLS (tubes), World's Largest Store - see also Sears, Roebuck & Co; Chicago, IL
Developer: General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY 
Tube type:  Triode, vacuum   Audio Frequency 
  <1925 very rare. ***
Identical to 2955 = UV201A = C301A = 2970 = 2956

Base UV-Base (4 Pins+Bayonet, USA 1914 WE)
Was used by Radio/TV-reception etc.
Filament Vf 5 Volts / If 0.25 Ampere / Direct / Battery =
Description

The American company Sears Roebuck, with its head office in Chicago sold the standard range of American designed and made tubes from 1925. A few small manufacturers made these tubes and they were branded "WLS" (Worlds Largest Store). The company allotted each tube a four digit type number. The company also sold regular branded tubes such as Radiotron, Cunningham, Meteor and Solartron.

Page 552 of the Sears Roebuck 1925 catalog shows the 2955 is a Radiotron UV201A. It has a brass base

 
Literature Sears, Roebuck Catalogs (Silvertone)   1925 Page 552
 
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2955: Fin Stewart
Fin Stewart

 

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