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Apollo Radio Tube Co.

Apollo Radio Tube Company, New York, NY, USA


First seen: 29-Oct-1924
Last seen: 28-Feb-1930

Brand(s): Apollo


Apollo tubes may have been a name used more than once. There has been little information other than their existance in advertising, and the box image generously shared by Fin Stewart. There are several likely variants since their existance just predates the move to Bakelite base assemblies..


Apollo variants:


A
P
O
L
L
O
201-A
1
Tube
{v1} Globe, brass UV base, tipless, ink-stamped?


A
P
O
L
L
O
UX-201-A
2
Tube
{v2} Globe, brass UX base, tipless, engraved base

A
P
O
L
L
O
UX-201-A
3
Tube
{v3} Globe, tall? bakelite UX base, tipless, engraved base

[1]

Apollo tubes ad Oct 1924[2]
[3]
[4]
Baltimore Evening Sun 13Jan1928[5]
New York Daily News 28Feb1930[6]

Bibliography references:
  1. eBay auction listings, courtesy of Fin Stewart
  2. The Suburbanite Economist, 29-Oct-1924, pg. 7. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 22-Nov-2018. *
  3. The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis,IN), 15-Oct-1925, pg. 30. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 03-Oct-2018. *
  4. The Evening Courier (Camden,NJ), 21-Oct-1927, pg. 51. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 22-Nov-2018. *
  5. The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13-Jan-1928, pg. 30. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 22-Nov-2018. *
  6. The New York Daily News, 28-Feb-1930, pg. 373. From Newspapers.com. Retrieved 22-Nov-2018. *







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