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Pennant Radio Laboratories

Pennant Radio Laboratories, 23 Central Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, USA

also d/b/a American Radio Tube Works, 23 Central Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, USA


First seen: 08-Feb-1924
Last seen: 01-Jan-1927

Brand(s): Amplitron


Pennant Radio Laboratories first advertises for Christmas, 1924. Last seen in 5000 Trade Names, Jan 1927




Pennant Radio Labs appears to be a clever shell company using mail order advertising. Pennant is located at the same address for American Radio Tube Works. As to whether all of their tubes were rebranded repairs? I suspect most are, but it will take a significant sampling to know.


 

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UV-201-A
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{v1} Globe (s-14), "Amplitron", 201A, brass base, tipped

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UX-201-A
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Tube
{v1} Globe (s-14), "Amplitron", 201A, bakelite base, tipless


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WD-12
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{v1} Tubular, "Amplitron", WD-12, brass base, tipped

Amplitron WD-12 with tipped envelope  
Amplitron WD-12
Amplitron WD-12 plate view 

Amplitron WD-12 stem view

Amplitron WD-12
{v3} "Amplitron" "WD-12" with tipped envelope.


Bibliography references:
  1. Official Gazette US Patent Office, 03-Nov-1925, vol. 340, pg. 36. From Hathitrust.org. Retrieved 02-May-2019 *
  2. Radio Retailing, Jun-1929, pg. 267. From AmericanRadioHistory.com. Retrieved 30-Nov-2018. !
  3. Radio Broadcast, Dec-1929, pg. 123. From AmericanRadioHistory.com. Retrieved 30-Nov-2018. !

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