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C5

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ID = 75320
       
Country:
Canada
Brand: Peerless Radio Valve Corp. Ltd.; Montreal, Quebec
Developer: General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY 
Tube type:  Triode, vacuum   RF/IF-Stage 
Identical to C5 = UV201A = C301A

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 / Parallel / series AC/DC
Description

An unidentified advertisement, with the year 1925, offered the Peerless tubes under the name Peerless Radio Valve Corporation, with an address at 207 St James St, Montreal, Canada. This tube was made by N V Philips in Holland about 1924-25, in an attempt to sell tubes in Canada and the US. GE filed four patent infringement suits against Philips. Both companies realised that years of litigation might follow and agreed to a compromise: RCA and Philips would share patent rights and Philips would stay out of GE/RCA territory. Another tube recently located in the US is a Colvan Products triode identical to the Peerless C5. While there is no type number shown on this tube, it is identical to the Peerless C5. No trace of Colvan Products has so far been found.

 
Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
45 x 100 x 35 mm / 1.77 x 3.94 x 1.38 inch
Literature Saga of the Vacuumtube, Tyne   Pages 428 & 429
 
peerless_c5_1.jpg
C5: Peter den Boer collection
Fin Stewart

 
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C5: Fin Stewart
Fin Stewart

 


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