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SHOWCASE 6

VE 301 and DKE Tubes

  • VE / DKE Tubes - Some of the vacuum tubes used in "People's Receivers". 

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(1) REN 1821, (2) RENS 1823d, (3) REN 904, (4) RES 164, (5) RGN 354, (6) KC 1, (7) KL 1, (8) AC 2, (9) AF 7, (10) AZ 1, (11) AL 1, (12) KF 4, (13) VY 1, (14) VL 1.

On top of that two tubes are installed to their sockets on DKE 38 chassis. Those are (15) VCL 11 and (16) VY 2, the economy tubes specially designed for German Mini-Receiver (Deutscher Klein-Empfänger, DKE) of 1938. 

Tubes used in "People's Receivers" (Volks-Empfänger, VE 301) had special markings on the glass explicitly prohibiting from their retail separately from VE 301 receivers. This was because prices for VE 301 receivers (tubes included) have been kept very low by Nazi government to make "People's Receivers" available to every German family. Selling tubes alone on the black market could generate more cash than a complete receiver with tubes would cost...

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