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Posted 5 years ago


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Found an antique vacuum tube among my things. I don't know anything about it. Hoping someone could help me. Thanks

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  1. BILL, 4 years ago
    looks like a GE 6BQ5, a tube often used in stereo amplifiers. Guessing from the appearance of the glass envelope(dusty), and the box(tab is broken) that this tube is a pull and it needs to be tested to confirm it is a functioning tube. You can look on E-Bay to see what a used , untested grey plate 6BQ5 goes for, I' guessing somewhere south of $6-8. Good luck!!! Bill W9VC

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