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ID = 45148
Tube type:  Numerals- and Symbols indicating tube 
Identical to HB106 = 6844

Base 13 pin or wire all glass N17S-1, B13B

HB-106 was the early Haydu/Burroughs numerical indicator, proposed as companion of 6700 beam switching tube. The 1" character height, 0 to 9 digits, flat top view.
In Electronics, December 1955, this tube was advertised as produced by 'Haydu Brothers of New Jersey', subsidiary of Burroughs Corporation. The prefix itself, H-B, looks to be the acronym of Haydu Brothers.
HB-106 was registered as 6844. The name 'Nixie' for 6844/HB-106 was first advertised as Haydu in Electronics, December 1955, page 123.

Information source -- Original prospect or advert   Electronics, December 1955, pg. 285
HB106: Private collection
Emilio Ciardiello

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