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Collectors/collections

BulbmuseumA fine collection of bulbs
Cathode Ray Tube collectionCollection of CRTs, camera tubes etc.
Cathode Ray Tube site Electronic glassware, history and equipment
Dieter's Nixie siteNixie collection, projects etc.
Hans-Thomas Schmidt's collection A fine collection and lots of data
Kilokat's antique light bulb and vacuum tube siteCollection of bulbs and valves
Mike's Electric StuffValve collection plus lots of experiments
O'Neill's Electronic Museum A collection of valves, radios, phono and telegraph equipment.
National Valve Museum, UK Valve museum with data
Mr Transistor's pagesincluding the CV collection.
Radio catalogue: more than 74,500 radios with 39,000 pictures and 38,000 schematics plus radio forum. www.Radiomuseum.org
Ralf Jaeckel's mercury arc rectifier website showing a collection and information about this larger glassware
Röhren Museum: Run by Thomas Rapp lots of photos and descriptions
Tera LabExperiments, glass blowing, valve museum etc.
Tube Collectors AssociationThe tube collectors association - join up!
tubecollection.deAn impressive collection
Un secolo da diodoA site about the centenary of the diode. Also has other historic info as well as valve advertising material.
Vintage Technology Association(component devices section)
Wumpus's old radio worldRadios, valves etc

Suppliers

Antique Electronic Supply
Ask Jan First Jan has been supplying valves and electronic parts since 1993 and established a website in 1998. Several of the valves and tubes in my collection came from Jan. He has served thousands of customers all over the world, and can often find parts not listed in his catalogue, thus the name 'Ask Jan First'.
Billington Export LtdTrader
Brent Jessee Recording and Supply, Inc. audiotubes.com
Chelmer Valve CompanyTrader
Colomor ElectronicsTrader
Crowthorne TubesTrader
EdicronTrader. In business since 1958 selling to the trade under the Edicron brand but now sells to the public too. They specialise in current production rather than NOS and stock virtually all the the different variants of the popular types.
Electrojumble
George H. Fathauer & Assoc. - see Vacuumtubes Inc.
Helmut Singer Elektronik Supplier in Germany
JustRadios: Capacitors and Schematics for Tube Radios Specializes in high voltage film and electrolytic capacitors for tube radios. Also carries Antique Radio Schematics and service information
Langrex Supplies Ltd One of the old and respected names in the industry, Langrex has been trading in valves and semiconductors for nearly 50 years and is one of the largest traders in the UK with millions of parts available from stock. Their staff are always friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. Some of the rarer WWII valves in my collection were sourced from here. Their valve stock list is available onine. They also trade on ebay
Richardson ElectronicsSuppliers
Tejas Tubestrader specialising in rare, high quality NOS audio valves.
Triode ElectronicsAlso has data and lots of links.
Tubesworldtrader
Vacuumtubes Inc.

Vacuum Tubes, Inc. is located in Orlando, Florida. They carry a wide variety over a quarter million tubes - some 3000 different types of new-old-stock tubes for audio, radio, industrial, and governmental customers. Also carried is an expanding selection of new manufacture tubes, tube sockets, capacitors, and other parts and tube-related items.

Owner Jim Cross started selling tubes part time in 1992. Jim has over twenty years experience with tubes. He has written several articles on tubes and tube history. He is on the board of the Tube Collectors Association, and is a past president of that organization. Jim also maintains an interesting Hall of Shame

Vacuumtubes.Net

VacuumTubes.Net is the Vacuum Tubes division of Radio Electric Supply, home of possibly the largest supply of electron vacuum tubes in the world, with an inventory of over 10,000,000 tubes. They stock both NOS (New Old Stock) and factory-new tubes for every application from all major manufacturers including RCA, GE, Sylvania, Raytheon, Tungsol, and Amperex. They also have an extensive list of $1 tubes on their website.

Valve & Tube Supplies (UK)
(now closed)
Run by Rod Burman, who has now retired. All his stock has gone to Jan Wuesten - see Ask Jan First. Rod is a renowned valve guru with a personal collection of over 3,000 individual valves from the origins of the technology at the beginning of the 20th century. Rod is still a serious valve collector and welcomes offers of historic valves. He still supplies valve books, the CV and RCA data CDs and HT PSUs for battery valve radios - see his site.
World Tube Company Trader based in Tacoma, Washington

If you want me to add a link to your site or modify your entry just e-mail me at jeremy 'at' webiosis.co.uk.

This file was last modified 16:38:46, Thursday August 28, 2014