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6DJ8 / 6922 / 7308 / Cca TUBES CURRENTLY IN STOCK



This page lists all of the 6DJ8 tubes I currently have in stock, including all industrial and European versions.

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These are extremely high demand vintage tubes, so I have these listed on their own page, as my stock changes rapidly. If you need a quantity of these tubes, or have specific needs such as matching, special construction, etc., please e-mail me. NOTE: Our inventory is being simplified to show that we either have adequate stock on hand ("in stock"), are out of stock ("temporarily out of stock"), or stocks change very rapidly with rare, high demand tubes ("call/e-mail"). Stock levels with actual quantity on hand shown are being phased out as we update inventory. The only exception to this will be very scarce tubes where we typically will only have a small stock on hand. Of course, any time you need a large quantity of tubes of any type, is is a good idea to email us for a stock check first.

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The 6DJ8 is a twin triode in a small 9-pin miniature glass package, with a very high transconductance for each triode unit. Well made vintage versions of this tube are quite low noise and can be found in many tube preamplifiers, phono preamps, and headphone amplifiers. This tube was also widely used in Tektronix oscilloscopes and other industrial test equipment needing wideband signal amplification. These tubes can tend to be microphonic, so careful selection needs to be considered if using them in high gain stages. This is a frame grid tube, meaning the grid wire is wound around a tiny framework. The grid wire itself is vanishingly thin....thinner than human hair. These tubes were not originally designed for audio use, but more so for test equipment. Therefore, not alot of attention was paid to making this tube as quiet microphonically as possible, and the fine grid wire on the frame can tend to exaggerate the problem, if it exists in the particular tube. The better Western Europe vintage tubes seem to be the best with regards to low microphonics and low noise. Matching these closer than 5 percent is often difficult, as is the case with most vintage tubes, since quantities are rarely found from the same batch or date code. This should not pose a problem for any well-designed preamp circuit.

NOTE: This is a very popular tube, and supplies of the best vintage examples are becoming very scarce. Please hit "reload" or "refresh" on your browser to get the latest version of this page. My stock changes rapidly! One day I may be out of most high end vintage types, and a few days later may have a fresh stock. Check this page often. If you must have a certain type over any other, please e-mail me and I can put it on my buying list for you.

6DJ8:

This is the standard incarnation of this tube. It was made both in the USA and in Western Europe. GE and Sylvania both made USA versions, and are fairly good quality. The GE tubes have an RF shield sprayed on inside the glass, making the inside look dark. This is NOT an indication of a burned out or used tube. RCA tubes were often made by either Mullard or Amperex in Britain or Holland. The most popular NOS vintage tubes are those made by Telefunken, Amperex, Siemens or Mullard, and are usually also labelled ECC88. See the next paragraph for this description.

ECC88:

This is the European designation for the 6DJ8 type tube. It is the same tube as a 6DJ8 and often the tube has both type numbers on it. The popular vintage tubes here are those by Telefunken, Amperex, or Mullard. The Telefunken are said to sound the best, and are the most difficult to find of all of these brands. All Telefunken tubes have a tiny diamond shape molded into the glass on the bottom, and have a very chalky ink on the surface which often is partially wiped off. Beware! These tubes are being reproduced in China, and look like the real thing, complete with diamond mark. The tipoff is the label: the fake labels will not wipe off.

The Amperex can be found with a white label and the treble clef logo (rare), the Bugle Boy cartoon tube logo, Amperex in white ink, and the orange world logo. The orange world logo is the newest, and can be found in both standard "L" bracket top getter, and the rarer (and said to sound better) "A" frame top getter. The A-frame looks like a little metal "A" holding up the getter element on the top of the tube internal structure. I have also seen the A frame getter on some Mullard and Genalex (G.E.C.) tubes. The Bugle Boy is the most popular, almost to being a "designer" label, which has driven the price up and supplies down. See note below about Bugle Boy 6DJ8 tubes. I believe any of the Amperex / Philips Holland 1960s and 1970s 6DJ8 tubes are excellent, no matter which one you use. The tubes made with the plain white label (Amperex, DuMont, Hewlett-Packard, Beckman and others but all labelled "Holland") were made in the same factory as the Bugle Boy tubes and sound the same, but are often bargain priced due to low demand. Beware! The Bugle Boy tubes are being reproduced today! The box of the new tubes is even an identical green-and-yellow like the original, but it says "Bugle Boy" on it, and some even show the cartoon tube on the box. Original Amperex tubes NEVER had the words "Bugle Boy", or the cartoon tube, on the box. The Bugle Boy moniker is a slang name that audiophiles coined for the the little cartoon tube on the tube's label. The new tubes have fooled even some seasoned audiophiles! These are junky Chinese made tubes with the old label. The company vending them says they have the original burn-in racks from the old Holland factory. Big deal!! The old burn-in racks are not going to help a crappy tube. Stick with the vintage tubes while you still can!

Mullard 6DJ8 tubes are excellent as well, but are more difficult to find. They often made 6DJ8 tubes for other labels, like RCA, Zenith, and other USA brands. They have several seams molded into the top of the tube.

6922:

This is one of two premium versions of the 6DJ8 tube. First of all, it is the same tube as the 6DJ8, and will work wherever a 6DJ8 is needed. It has premium features such as low noise, low microphonics, and usually a longer lifespan. Sylvania made a version that is JAN military spec without gold pins. Amperex made all of theirs with gold plated pins and most have the PQ shield logo, standing for Premium Quality. See note below about Amperex 6922 and Bugle Boy tubes. Some of the later gold pin Amperex have the orange world logo. I have seen both orange and white PQ logos. Some of the early versions also have a number etched into the glass, like the 7308 tubes. These were also made for other manufacturers, and will have that makers name labelled in white, but these are the same gold pin tubes. Amperex opened a factory in New York to make these for the US military (since the government contract specified only USA constructed products) and cranked these and 7308 tubes out. A "made in U.S.A." Amperex tube is not a fake! In fact, these tubes are really excellent. A few were made in Holland for non-military industrial use, but these are rare. Also rare are the "pinched waist" versions of this tube. This is actually a molding flaw which made the glass bottom slightly fatter around the outside than the rest of the tube, and the center of the tube actually dips inward and touches the metal elements inside. Clients report these are incredible sounding tubes, and the upward spiral of prices for the rare pinch waist types seem to bear this out. Finally, Philips (the parent company of Amperex) owned a number of tube brands, and many were never seen outside of Europe. Most were actually made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory that turned out the Bugleboy 6DJ8 and PQ 6922 Amperex. Watch for tubes labeled E88CC with brands like Valvo, R/T, RTC, Miniwatt, Dario, Philips, and Adzam. These tubes are identical to the Amperex PQ and Philips SQ (Special Quality) types more often found in America, and are perfect if the Amperex is not available. Also rare in America are these same brands made at the Philips-owned Mazda factory (La Radiotechnique) in Suresnes, France. These usually have a capital "F" in the second line of the date code. They are sweet like the Holland tubes, with a bit better detail and punch at the top end, and still have nice balanced warmth. We are one of the very few worldwide tube dealers to offer these rare NOS French Philips tubes.

RCA 6922 tubes were made by Siemens in Germany, and also have gold pins. These are great tubes, but are not as plentiful. Since the military and some large industries (Tektronix) bought the Amperex made tubes in huge batches, that is what is on the surplus market today.

E88CC and E88CC/01:

This is the European equivalent to the 6922, and is a quality step up from the standard 6DJ8 or 7DJ8. Telefunken made a fantastic version of this tube, complete with gold pins. Other vintage brands are available, but Telefunken, Philips, Siemens and Mullard are all I have ever seen in several years of tube hunting. Virtually all European brands have gold pins. Most are factory screened for tight internal matching and low noise. The E88CC/01 type (I have only seen these in Mullard brand) has even more factory testing. It is rather like a Cca type tube, with essentially military specs. It's the same as the CV2493, some have both types on the label. The /01 type is rare and worth seeking out if you like the warm British sound. There are some types out there, like "Golden Dragon" just to name one, but these are recent manufacture Chinese tubes, and can't hold a candle to the quality of the Telefunken or even any of the vintage 6922 types. There are also some nice USA made military and industrial types available with either gold or standard pins, and even these sound better than the current production tubes, and are usually priced the same or less.

CV2493:

A rare military version of the E88CC/01. Some have both types on the label, some only the CV2493. This can be considered the British or Dutch version of the German Cca. Very low noise, carefully matched triodes, and these are batch tested to meet military specs. Usually only available in the Mullard brand, I have seen some with the Amperex Heerlen, Holland factory codes on them, even though they have the Mullard label. Scarce in the USA, and not found in the later Yugoslavian versions like the more common CV2492. It is possible only the UK and Holland made these tubes and were discontinued by the mid 1970s. Probably one of the best choices for tube microphones and mic preamps, or any other high gain, low noise use.

CV2492:

This is a European military (usually British) version of the 6922 / E88CC type vacuum tube. Unlike the US military version, these tubes were never made in the USA. Most of the older examples were made in either the Mullard Mitcham, UK factory, or the Philips/Amperex Heerlen, Holland factory. These are fine tubes that have passed various demanding military specification tests regarding ruggedness, heat and shock resistence, and heater life. Like their civilian/industrial counterparts, they have the four molded seams on the top, heavily plated gold pins, a halo top getter with a splatter shield below it (with slight raised indentations at the 3 and 9 o'clock positions on the shield), and the standard Mullard/Philips factory date codes printed near the bottom of the glass side. Care must be taken, however, when buying these tubes if they are merely identified as "CV2492" tubes. These tubes were made well into the 1980s, and later examples are not as valuable or as desirable as the earlier varieties. Later versions were made in the former Yugoslavia and then in Russia. The Yugoslavia versions can be spotted by their lack of gold pins, and the halo getter mounted low, almost touching the splatter shield. The Russian versions are even easier to spot, as they have a fatter glass bottle, a top mounted cup shaped getter, no top mold seams, and sharp pointed pins which may or may not be gold plated. These are not bad tubes, but should only be worth one half to one fourth of what the UK or Holland made tubes are retailing for. Give the CV2492 a try, the older versions are sweet sounding and long-lived, and are a step up from the garden-variety 6922 / E88CC, and prices are generally a little lower.

E188CC:

A bit rarer than the E88CC, the E188CC is usually found labelled as such by Siemens or Telefunken. Amperex and other makers (Sylvania for example) used the industrial 7308 marking, Amperex Holland and France used the E188CC label. It is basically the European equivalent to the 7308. The E188CC has gold pins, and is near the top of the 6DJ8 food chain. The Siemens version from the 1960s is quite rare, and is rated by many audiophiles as a jewel on par with the best Cca tubes, or the cryo-treated 7308s. It has low noise to the vanishing point, and a wonderful, airy top end and soundstage. This early version Siemens has a small halo top getter, and is labelled E188CC in white ink. Versions made in the Philips Holland plant are similar, and have the SQ logo. If you find some, grab 'em while you still can! Finally, Philips (the parent company of Amperex) owned a number of tube brands, and many were never seen outside of Europe. Most were actually made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory that turned out the Bugleboy 6DJ8 and PQ 6922 Amperex. Watch for tubes labeled E188CC with brands like Valvo, R/T, RTC, Miniwatt, Dario, Philips, and Adzam. These tubes are identical to the Amperex PQ and Philips SQ (Special Quality) types more often found in America, and are perfect if the Amperex label is not available. Also rare in America are these same brands made at the Philips-owned Mazda factory (La Radiotechnique) in Suresnes, France. These usually have a capital "F" in the second line of the date code. They are sweet like the Holland tubes, with a bit better detail and punch at the top end, and still have nice balanced warmth. We are one of very few worldwide tube dealers to offer these rare NOS French Philips tubes. Finally, watch for Siemens or Telefunken German made E188CC/7308 tubes, most having the E188CC label in white, with the Telefunken having the distinctive diamond shape in the bottom glass. Siemens are usually more plentiful, and a huge savings over their Cca tubes.

7308:

This is probably the ultra 6DJ8 type tube commonly available. It has all of the features of the 6922, but the triode sections are also matched to each other, and the tubes all fit within very tight specifications. Therefore, any 7308 should match any other 7308 within the same brand. The Amperex versions were again made in New York, complete with gold pins, and often have a number etched into the side of the glass. Amperex made these for industry as well as the military. The Amperex versions have the PQ label, the military type usually is labeled "USN-CEP", but I have seen versions made for Stromberg-Carlson and Hewlett-Packard, with white ink labels. These all had the numbers etched into the glass, and all are the same tube. The USA made military white label types have been rated "Best of All", over other 7308, 6922 and even Cca tubes, in several well-documented 6922/7308/Cca listening tests. Therefore this particular type is becoming scarce and prices are rising. There were a few of these made in Holland, but most were made in the USA, therefore the Holland tubes are RARE and usually command a higher price. The Holland PQ versions have the PQ with stars on either side of the letters, and the words "Premium Quality", where the USA types have the PQ inside of a shield logo. Again, there are some nice vintage USA made standard pin military and industrial types available from Raytheon and Sylvania, just to name a few, and these are quite good at a price currently far below the European vintage labels. Finally, Philips (the parent company of Amperex) owned a number of tube brands, and many were never seen outside of Europe. Most were actually made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory that turned out the Bugleboy 6DJ8 and PQ 6922 Amperex. Watch for tubes labeled E188CC with brands like Valvo, R/T, RTC, Miniwatt, Dario, Philips, and Adzam. These tubes are identical to the Amperex PQ and Philips SQ (Special Quality) types more often found in America, and are perfect if the Amperex label is not available. Also rare in America are these same brands made at the Philips-owned Mazda factory (La Radiotechnique) in Suresnes, France. These usually have a capital "F" in the second line of the date code. They are sweet like the Holland tubes, with a bit better detail and punch at the top end, and still have nice balanced warmth. We are one of the very few worldwide tube dealers to offer these rare NOS French Philips tubes. Finally, watch for Siemens or Telefunken German made 7308 tubes, most having the E188CC label in white, with the Telefunken having the distinctive diamond shape in the bottom glass. Siemens are usually more plentiful, and a huge savings over their Cca tubes.

E288CC:

This unusual tube is basically a 7308 / E188CC in a slightly taller bottle. The filament current draw is also slightly higher but for most applications it is plug and play compatible with the 6922, 7308, Cca, or even the 6DJ8. Physical space is a consideration, since the tube is about one-half inch taller than the rest of the tubes on this page. It features gold pins, factory screened triodes for low noise, 10,000 heater life, and all the other great features that make the 7308 and the Cca such high-demand tubes. Since it is a relative unknown, the prices are about the same as good 6922 tubes, and far below that of most 7308 or Cca types! I have only seen this tube in Valvo, Telefunken, or Siemens brands. Worth giving a try if you want the best but cannot afford the soaring costs of NOS 7308 or Cca tubes.

Cca:

Whew, these babies are so scarce there isn't even much info out there about them! Mentioned by audiophiles, usually in a reverent whisper, these gold pinned gems are about as good is it gets in 6DJ8-land. Matched triode sections, low noise screening, 10,000 hr. heater life expectancy, carefully controlled frame grid winding, low microphonics......the list goes on and on. This is regarded as one of the most detailed and three-dimensional sounding tube ever made in this family of tubes. Most of what is available is Siemens or Telefunken made, although there are a few very rare examples of Philips or Amperex Holland made out there. Since this was a tube made specifically for the German goverment and military, all that I have seen carry a German brand label, even those made in Holland. Even rarer are the Holland made Cca tubes with the pinched waist indented glass midsections, said to be the most sonically "3D" tube ever made, of any type. Finding these is akin to finding a 1795 gold piece in your attic! I don't believe there were any of these Cca tubes made in the USA. Awesome audiophile tubes!

6H23:

This is a Russian made equivalent to the 6922 or E88CC, but will work in place of any 7308 or 6DJ8 type as well. Ordinarily the Russian tubes are just not of a high enough quality to go head-to-head with NOS German, Dutch, or UK tubes. These are a possible exception. The so-called "rocket logo" type from the 1970s and early 1980s seems to hold it's own against NOS tubes costing 3-4 times as much. These NOS Russian rockets have been critically acclaimed in several online discussion boards for their detail and smoothness. At current prices, these are about one-third to one-fourth the cost of NOS Western Europe types, and so their value is enhanced even more.

7DJ8 / PCC88:

This is an unusual tube that must have had a limited range of specific uses. It is virtually identical to the 6DJ8 except for the heater rating, which is 7 volts. I have seen Siemens, Valvo, Telefunken, Philips, Ultron and Matsushita (Japan) brands of this tube. It probably makes a good sub for the 6DJ8 and may last longer due to the higher voltage heater. Some are labelled with only the "PCC88" and others have both types listed on the label. All seem to be good quality. The Japanese factory was set up by Mullard, and these tubes even flash orange at the bottom of the filaments when first energized, like most European triodes do. Most of the European types were made at the Munich Siemens factory, the Hamburg Valvo factory, the Heerlen Holland Amperex Factory, or the Blackburn, UK Mullard factory. These sound just like the best 6DJ8 tubes, the German tubes being mostly neutral, and the Dutch and British tubes having a touch of midrange warmth. Watch for the very rare D-getter types and even rarer pinch waist types, often at bargain prices (compared to 6922 types in these categories) when you can find them. You may want to try a 7DJ8 for the longer heater life in a 6.3 volt circuit, and the lower price!

OK, SO TELL ME HOW THEY SOUND!!

A tough question if there ever was one! The best advice is to get a few types and hear for yourself the good sounds you have been missing. All of these vintage tubes are excellent, much better than the Russian or Chinese yuck that is being made today. When replacing any stock Russian, Chinese, or East Europe tube with any of these vintage NOS types, you will notice immediately that the midrange glare is gone. Gone too is that honky, boxy quality, and the tiring upper midrange screech that current production tubes are famous for. Here are some VERY GENERAL observations about some of these vintage tubes:

TELEFUNKEN, SIEMENS, VALVO, LORENZ, and other German made NOS: These tubes are usually characterized by an impressive open "air" at the top end. The soundstage is large, even in mono applications these tubes have a great 3-D image. The midrange is ruler flat, and the bass is tight and accurate. These tubes have a fine sense of dynamics, and most are impressively quiet. These are not "warm" tubes, and to some ears their lack of midrange warmth may be heard as bright. I tend to think of them as accurate, and their clean, focused sonic image is astonishing. My personal favorites. The top types are as would be expected: the 7308/E188CC, the Cca, and the 6922/E88CC. The Cca is a very special 6922 made for the German government for telecommunications. They are excellent tubes, as good as any 7308. By the way, the 1970s versions of these brands are excellent as well, in spite of some trashing on "Some Guy's Tube Lore" and other web pages. Don't let anyone tell you what tubes you should like and what you should not like!

AMPEREX, PHILIPS, MAZDA and other Holland/France/Belgium made NOS: These tubes are a great balance of a clean, airy top end, nice midrange warmth, and accurate bass. They are very pleasant, clean, and musical to listen to in hi-fi applications. The white label Amperex PQ type or USN-CEP (same tube, the USN was made for the military) made in the USA are considered one of the best 7308 or 6922 types of all ever made. The D-getter and pinch waist rare types are also highly regarded, and are very quiet as well. The orange label types run a close second. Look for the white label USA and Heerlen Holland factory made for other brands. They are the same tube and usually less expensive than those with the Amperex or Philips label! Finally, Philips (the parent company of Amperex) owned a number of tube brands, and many were never seen outside of Europe. Most were actually made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory that turned out the Bugleboy 6DJ8 and PQ 6922 Amperex. Watch for tubes labeled E88CC with brands like Valvo, R/T, RTC, Miniwatt, Dario, Philips, and Adzam. These tubes are identical to the Amperex PQ and Philips SQ (Special Quality) types more often found in America, and are perfect if the Amperex is not available, since they sound and look the same. Also rare in America are these same brands made at the Philips-owned Mazda factory (La Radiotechnique) in Suresnes, France. These usually have a capital "F" in the second line of the date code. They are sweet like the Holland tubes, with a bit better detail and punch at the top end, and still have nice balanced warmth. We are one of the very few worldwide tube dealers to offer these rare NOS French Philips tubes.

MULLARD, GENALEX, BRIMAR, and other British made NOS: Like a warm British jacket of the finest tweed, these glorious tubes have an attractive sweet warmth in their midrange and lower regions. The top end is silky and pleasant, without being rolled-off. The best of these tubes retain a fine sense of "air" at the top, and the upper midrange is smooth and liquid. These tubes reproduce the human voice, especially female voices, with haunting realism. The 1970s Mullard made have an attractive sparkle at the top with the rich bass, and these tubes are usually priced less than the older types.

RCA, RAYTHEON, GE, SYLVANIA, and other USA made NOS: This group is very diverse. The older RCA, GE, and some other brands of 6922, 7308, and 6DJ8 were often made by Siemens, Mullard, or Amperex, and usually are a bargain. The USA made 1960s vintage 6922 and 7308 are nearly always made for the military, although there were some early industrial versions made by Westinghouse and other brands. They are fairly good and usually priced very low. Their sonics are reasonably well balanced. The 6DJ8 tubes made in the USA, and the 6922 or 7308 USA tubes made AFTER 1975 are generally best used in test equipment that calls for them, as they are not particularly attractive audio tubes. The earlier 1960s versions are somewhat better, including the greyglass GE. Their prices are usually very low, putting them on par with the Russian or Chinese types. You may want to try them if on a strict budget, for they will surely outlast several sets of current production tubes, and probably still sound better than the Russian-Chinese trash. Overall, the USA made tubes are a nice surprise with their low prices as compared to the European types.

A Note About Amperex 6922 and Bugle Boy Tubes:

Because the trade names of "Amperex" and "Bugle Boy" have been sold to a USA electronics firm, there is much confusion in the tube world about Bugle Boy tubes. I will try to clear up the confusion as briefly as possible. This company bought the rights to the name Amperex, the name Bugle Boy, and the rights to the cartoon tube logo. This new owner is NOT Dutch Philips or North American Philips, who originally owned Amperex and made the 1950s to 1970s vintage tubes that audiophiles want. When I mention "Amperex Holland" or "Amperex USA", I refer to the original Dutch and North Amperican Philips owned companies (now defunct) that made the vintage tubes, now in demand by audiophiles, up until the late 1970s. There are 6922 tubes being sold today under the name Amperex Bugle Boy, and they even come in a green and yellow box like the original Amperex tubes. THESE ARE NOT AMPEREX TUBES AT ALL, AND THEY ARE NOT NOS. They are either relabeled new Chinese or late production JAN Sylvania tubes. These fakes contain several errors:

1. Genuine NOS Amperex Holland or Amperex USA NEVER used the words "Bugle Boy" on their tubes or boxes.

2. Genuine NOS Amperex tubes NEVER had the cartoon Bugle Boy printed on the tube box.

3. Philips/Amperex Holland or North American Philips/Amperex USA NEVER made a 6922 (E88CC) tube with the Bugle Boy cartoon on the box. They also NEVER made a 7308 or E188CC with the Bugle Boy on the box OR glass. In this family of tubes, only the 6DJ8 had the cartoon tube on the glass, but again, never on the box.

4. Again, there IS NO SUCH THING as a genuine NOS Amperex "Bugle Boy" 6922 or 7308 tube. This bears repeating!

5. We stock the real NOS 1960s and 1970s Amperex (Holland and USA made) 6922 and 7308 tubes. They either used the white label or the orange (or later green) globe logo label, with either the PQ (premium quality) logo, or were military USN/CEP or JAN labeled. We also stock the real NOS Holland 6DJ8 Bugle Boy tubes from the 1960s. Amperex did not make these in the USA. These DO have the cartoon boy on the label, but NEVER had the words "Bugle Boy" printed on the box or the tube glass.

6. Nearly all of the NOS 1960s and 1970s real Amperex tubes have the factory date codes on the side of the glass. The fakes do not.

7. Please call or e-mail us if you have any questions about these tubes or our stock, and what may be the right tube for your needs. Thank you!


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Cca Philips Holland made for Valvo (ultra premium 6DJ8/6922) RARE 1950s PINCH WAIST D-GETTER, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white Box. Possibly the rarest type and make of tube in the entire 6DJ8/6922 family, these museum pieces are a rare collector's prize! Unlike most Cca types made in Germany, these are Holland made with characteristic warmth and musicality of the Dutch tubes. Incredibly rare D-shape getters and even rarer PINCH WAIST glass! The Cca is one of the "Holy Grail" tubes in the 6922/7308 family, and probably the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. Add to that D-getter pinch waist status, and now you have a pair of tubes better than any other of this type ever made, on the planet! The labels are fair to good, and these are both Valvo labels, with Heerlen Holland factory marks, and both date coded 1956. These are VERY scarce in the USA, unheard of in matched pairs. The first pair of these I have seen in 12 years of business! You can spend more than this on speaker cables or fancy interconnects, and not get the sonic improvement these tubes will provide! Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data and our 30 day guarantee.

$1000.00 per pair

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TELEFUNKEN

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"A detailed, airy sounding tube that has jaw-dropping imaging coupled with a ruler-flat response. The tube of choice for classical, jazz, male vocals, and choral music."

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Cca Telefunken diamond mark, made in Germany, gold pins.

New Old Stock white Box. This Telefunken Cca has it's label mostly smudged off, but has the Telefunken diamond on the bottom, and tests NOS. A "Holy Grail" 6922/7308 type tube, probably the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. Audiophiles say the Telefunken version sounds the best. These are VERY scarce in the USA. td>

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E188CC / 7308 Telefunken, white label, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Fabulous vintage white label German made Telefunken E88CC tubes. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $100.00 EACH. These have been rated by audiophiles as as good if not better than the famous Amperex 6922, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes!

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E88CC / 6922 Telefunken, white label, West Germany made, gold pins.RARE MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Fabulous original 1960s vintage white label German made Telefunken E88CC tubes, bottom diamond marked and Telefunken factory label coded. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. These have been rated by audiophiles as as good if not better than the famous Amperex 6922, the Cca, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! Very rare tubes, better get them now or miss out. SINGLE TUBES ARE $150.00 EACH.

$300.00 per pair

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6DJ8 / ECC88 Telefunken West Germany with diamond mark.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original Box. Scarce in the USA with original diamond mark on the bottom, some say this one sounds the best. These are incredibly hard to find, but worth the search. Excellent matching pairs, good to excellent original white Telefunken labels, original boxes. This is a quiet, sweet sounding, low microphonic 6DJ8 with incredible air and detail, on par with any 6922 or 7308.

$175.00 per pair

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6DJ8 / ECC88 Telefunken West Germany with diamond mark, used tested good.MATCHED PAIR

Used tested good, White Box. Scarce in the USA, some say this one sounds the best. These are incredibly hard to find, but worth the search. Try these used, with no break in and at a bargain price. Fair labels, close Gm match in these pairs. These test well and should last a long time. This is a quiet, sweet sounding, low microphonic 6DJ8 on par with any 6922 or 7308.

$95.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Telefunken West Germany with diamond mark.

New Old Stock White Box. Scarce in the USA, some say this one sounds the best. These are incredibly hard to find, but worth the search. Priced per single tube, some with other brands on the label.

$80.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 Telefunken West Germany with diamond mark.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original Box. Scarce in the USA with original diamond mark on the bottom, some say this one sounds the best. This tube is an often overlooked substitute for the 6DJ8/ECC88. Because of its 7 volt heater rating, it should have a much longer lifespan when used in a 6 volt 6DJ8 application. Plug in replacement for any 6DJ8. These are incredibly hard to find, but worth the search. Excellent matching pairs, good to excellent original white Telefunken labels, original boxes. This is a quiet, sweet sounding, low microphonic tube with incredible air and detail, on par with any 6922 or 7308.

$175.00 per pair

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SIEMENS / SIEMENS UND HALSKE / VALVO / LORENZ

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"A detailed, airy sounding tube that makes you think "Telefunken". But wait, there's more! These all have lower midrange body and a little wetness to make this one seductive sounding tube."

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Cca (ultra premium 6DJ8/6922) Siemens, 1960s vintage made in Germany, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white Box. BACK IN STOCK!! Very rare Siemens vintage German made tube, these are similiar to the Telefunken Cca. The Cca is one of the "Holy Grail" tubes in the 6922/7308 family, and probably the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. The faded labels are fair, and these are all Siemens-Halske factory marked, they have the wide getter support with the crease in the middle, and all are early 1960s date coded. The Cca from the early 1960s rarely appears in the marketplace, most being hoarded in private collections! These are VERY scarce in the USA, especially in matched pairs. Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES ARE $299.00 EACH.

$600.00 per pair

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Cca (ultra premium 6DJ8/6922) Siemens, made in Germany, A-frame getter, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original Box.SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE ARE $175.00! Nice Siemens 1970 vintage German made tube, these are similiar to the Telefunken Cca. The Cca is one of the "Holy Grail" tubes in the 6922/7308 family, and probably the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. These are VERY scarce in the USA. Labels on one pair are mostly smudged off but these are genuine Siemens tubes, with the date codes on the A-frame getter support. Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data.

$385.00 per pair

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Cca (ultra premium 6DJ8/6922) Siemens, made in Germany, 1970s vintage, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white Box.SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE ARE $198.00! More stock just in! Nice Siemens early 1970s vintage German made tubes, these are similiar to the Telefunken Cca. These are the last of the 1960s style with the wide getter support with the crease in the middle of it. The Cca is one of the "Holy Grail" tubes in the 6922/7308 family, and probably the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. These are VERY scarce in the USA. Labels are good and these are genuine Siemens tubes, not later East German or Russian copies. Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $175.00

$399.00 per pair

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E188CC / 7308 Siemens, West Germany made, 1960s wide getter support post, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original Box. Fabulous original German made Siemens E188CC tubes. These have the wide chrome top getter support post with the crease in the middle, from the 1960s, said to sound on par with the famed Cca. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. This is basically the "civilian" version of the rare Cca tube. These have been rated by audiophiles as good if not better than the famous Telefunken 6922, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! Blank industrial OEM stock, Siemens factory and date coded. This tube was also made for RCA but has the Siemens factory codes. SINGLE TUBES ARE $175.00 EACH.

$350.00 per pair

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E188CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308) Siemens, Germany, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box. Rare German made Siemens 7308 tubes, in original Siemens boxes. These excellent sounding tubes are similar to Telefunken or Siemens Cca. Rated online in many discussion groups the best audiophile 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time. Gold pins, white Siemens label, halo getters, very low noise. These are VERY scarce in the USA, and are an excellent value when you compare this price to the prices of the Cca tubes. Very nicely matched pairs, all with 1970s date codes, supplied with test data. Single tubes, when available, are $145.00 each. Half the cost of Siemens Cca tubes!!

$300.00 per pair

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E288CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308) Siemens, Germany, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box and white box. Rare German made Siemens 7308-type tubes, in original Siemens boxes. These excellent sounding tubes are similar to Telefunken or Siemens Cca. These tubes are about 1/2 inch taller than regular 6922 or 7308 tubes. Gold pins, white Siemens label, halo getters, very low noise. These are VERY scarce in the USA, and are an excellent value when you compare this price to the prices of the Cca tubes. Very nicely matched pairs, all with 1970s date codes, supplied with test data. 2 pairs are RTC made for ORTF France Broadcasting. Single tubes, when available, are $115.00 each. Half the cost of Siemens Cca tubes!!

$229.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Siemens, West Germany made, 1960s wide getter support post, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. CLIENT COMMENTS: "Thanks for your help on picking a great tube for my RODE NTK mic modification. Tube got to me quickly and packaging was great. The Siemens E88CC/6922 W. Germany 1960's with the wide getter support and gold pins I purchased is true and tight in the low and mid frequencies, and the high mids and the top end are smooth and open without harshness. Improved my sound tremendously. Love it. Thanks again, D.B." More stock just in of these fabulous original German made Siemens E88CC tubes. These have the wide chrome top getter support post with the crease in the middle, from the 1960s, said to sound on par with the famed Cca. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. This is basically the "civilian" version of the rare Cca tube. These have been rated by audiophiles as good if not better than the famous Telefunken 6922, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! SINGLES ARE $115.00 EACH.

$230.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Siemens, West Germany made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Fabulous original German made Siemens E88CC tubes. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. This is basically the "civilian" version of the rare Cca tube. Some are RCA labeled. These have been rated by audiophiles as good if not better than the famous Telefunken 6922, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes!

$199.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Siemens, West Germany made, A-Frame Getter style, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Fabulous original German made Siemens E88CC tubes. Ultra low noise, low microphonics thanks to the A-frame getter support, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. This is basically the 1970s vintage "civilian" version of the rare Cca tube. These have been rated by audiophiles as good if not better than the famous Telefunken 6922, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $99 EACH.

$199.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 RARE Valvo RED LABEL, made in Germany, gold pins.

New Old Stock white Box. Nice Valvo vintage German made tube, with the very rare RED label from the 1960s. These are similiar to the Telefunken and are currently at a great price. All have the Valvo factory marked code. Priced per single tube. MATCHED PAIRS ARE $230.00.

$115.00

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E88CC / 6922 Siemens or Valvo, made in Germany, OEM labels, gold pins.

New Old Stock Original Box. Nice Siemens or Valvo vintage German made tube, these are similiar to the Telefunken and are currently at a great price. All have RCA or other brand labels, but have the Siemens or Valvo factory marked code. Priced per single tube. MATCHED PAIRS ARE $189.00.

$90.00

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E88CC / 6922 Lorenz, made in Germany, gold pins. MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box. Nice German made tube, these are similiar to the Telefunken early style Cca or 6922, and are currently at a great price. The Lorenz brand is scarce in the USA, but worth seeking out for their excellent sound. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $90.00 EACH.

$190.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Valvo, made in Germany, gold pins. MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box. Nice German made tube, these are similiar to the Telefunken and are currently at a great price. The Valvo brand is scarce in the USA, but worth seeking out for their sweet sound, with 1960s date codes and internal construction, and thickly plated gold pins. ONE SINGLE D-GETTER TYPE AVAILABLE, $150.00

$199.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Siemens made in Germany

New Old Stock White Box. White label, Munich factory mark, 1960s vintage, nice Siemens made tube. Some made for Telefunken, BT Labs, and other labels. MATCHED PAIRS, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $99.00 PER PAIR.

$45.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 rare Valvo PINCHED WAIST.

New Old Stock original Box, made for Mullard. A very rare Valvo 1950s vintage with the highly desirable pinched glass waist. Made for Mullard, with perfect label in original box in good condition. The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Germany. These are very similar in sonics to Telefunken, and will generally outlast any other 6DJ8. A superb hifi tube at a savings when compared to the pinch waist 6922 or 7308!

$150.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 rare Valvo or Siemens Germany made.

New Old Stock original Box. The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Germany, 1960s vintage tubes with the large halo getter. These are very similar in sonics to Telefunken, and will generally outlast any other 6DJ8. A superb hifi tube at a savings. MATCHED PAIRS ARE $120.00.

$50.00

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MAZDA

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"A Swiss Army knife of a tube, it has a top end to die for, yet has warmth and sweetness in the lower midrange. Plenty of punch in the upper mids and tight bass make this tube sound at home in microphone pre amps, DAC units, and the finest hi-fi systems alike."

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7308/E188CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308)1960s Mazda France made for RTC and R/T, large halo getter, gold pins, rare.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock, white box. MORE NOS STOCK JUST IN! Rare French Mazda made 7308 goldpin tubes, not often found in the USA. The 7308 is usually regarded as the best 6922/6DJ8 type, and these French made tubes are no exception to the rule. Gold pins, RTC, Dario or R/T label, halo getters, very low noise, sweet like the Amperex with better dynamics. These are VERY scarce in the USA, and are an excellent value when you compare this price to the prices of the Cca tubes. Very nicely matched pair, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $150.00 EACH. Client comments: "Brent,  Hi.  I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to assist me with a tube selection for my new Music Hall dac25.3.  The 1968 Miniwatt French Mazda 7308/E188CC you suggested has made this unit come alive!  The sound is perfect from top to bottom!  Sound stage is so accurate and lifelike.  The detail is all there.  It's like being at a live performance.  This is only after about 20 hours of burn in!  I know it is only going to get better. Hope you have some more of these, because I am going to be in touch with you within a few months for a couple back-ups!!!" Kind Regards,  B W

$325.00 per pair

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7308/E188CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308) 1970-1972 Mazda France made for RTC and R/T, DIMPLE DISC GETTER, gold pins, rare.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock, white box. MORE NOS STOCK JUST IN! Rare French Mazda made 7308 goldpin tubes, not often found in the USA. These are the early 1970s version, with the dimple disc getter, only made for 3 years. The 7308 is usually regarded as the best 6922/6DJ8 type, and these French made tubes are no exception to the rule. Gold pins, RTC or R/T label, very low noise, sweet like the Amperex with better dynamics. Made for exacting ORTF French Broadcasting requirements, many marked ORTF. These have the best price on a genuine NOS Philips-Owned factory made 7308 pair. These are VERY scarce in the USA, and are an excellent value when you compare this price to the prices of the Cca tubes. Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $125.00 EACH.

$299.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Philips France goldpin type, France Mazda made, 1960s large halo getter, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original box. Fabulous original large halo getter 1960s vintage Philips (Philips and RTC labels) French made tubes. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. The French Philips factory turned out tubes that are sweet like the Amperex but have more dynamic headroom and punch. Very scarce in the USA. SINGLE TUBES ARE $115.00 EACH.

$230.00 per pair

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6922/E88CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308) 1970-1972 Mazda France made for RTC and R/T, DIMPLE DISC GETTER, gold pins, rare.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock, white box. MORE NOS STOCK JUST IN! Rare French Mazda made 6922 goldpin tubes, not often found in the USA. These are the early 1970s version, with the dimple disc getter, only made for 3 years. CLIENT COMMENTS: "Recently, I inserted the Mazda NOS 6922 tubes I bought from you in my monoblocks, replacing the stock input tubes (Reflektors). The difference is simply amazing.  What was very uninvolving, mid-fi sound is now very enjoyable - with a 20 year old B&K preamp! Consider this an unreserved recommendation for your advice/tubes. Thanks. B.F." Very similar to the E188CC Mazda made dimple disc getter tubes listed above. Gold pins, RTC or R/T label, very low noise, sweet like the Amperex with better dynamics. These are VERY scarce in the USA, and are an excellent value when you compare this price to the prices of the Cca tubes. Very nicely matched pairs, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $99.00 EACH.

$199.00 per pair

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AMPEREX / PHILIPS

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"Sweet without being syrupy, these Dutch treats are perfectly at home right between the top end detail of the German tubes and the rich bass of the Mullard and RCA tubes. They have a bit of both, and pull it off with a sophisticated top end air and image. No wimps, these tubes, for they can rock with the best of them in pro recording equipment and microphones, too."

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex USA PQ orange globe logo, TEKTRONIX SELECTED PAIR, gold pins, MATCHED PAIRS.

New Old Stock White Box. PQ shield/JAN military type, but with "Tektronix Checked Tube " labels. These are among the finest 6DJ8 types ever made. Made for hospital and test/measuring equipment where performance is critical. These have the orange PQ shield globe labels, batch numbers etched into the glass. Matched triode elements, burn in tested, tested for low noise and low microphonics. Heavily plated gold pins, excellent labels, beautiful, scarce, vintage tubes. Identical quality with the USA white label 7308 tubes. Carefully matched pairs, supplied with test data.

$399.00 per pair

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E188CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308)Philips SQ Special Quality type, "D"-shape top getter, made in Holland, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box. Rare Heerlen, Holland 1950s made 7308 type tubes (Philips plant where Amperex Holland Bugle Boy tubes were made) similar to Telefunken or Siemens Cca but with a bit more midrange warmth. These have the highly sought "D" shape top getters, and are VERY scarce. These are RTC or Dario Miniwatt labeled, and have the Holland factory date code. Rated online by some audiophiles as the best audiophile Amperex made 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time, even better than the 7308 Amperex white label. Gold pins, white, yellow, and green RTC or Dario labels, "D" top getters, very low noise. These are VERY scarce in the USA. Very nicely matched pairs (within 2 percent Gm), supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES ARE $225.00 EACH.

450.00 per pair

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E188CC / 7308 Amperex PQ (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308) or Philips SQ Special Quality type, early LARGE HALO getter type with grey sides, made in Holland, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box and white box. MORE NOS STOCK JUST IN! Rare Heerlen, Holland early 1960s made 7308 type tubes (Philips plant where Amperex Holland Bugle Boy tubes were made) similar to Telefunken or Siemens Cca but with a bit more midrange warmth. These have the grey sides and the large halo top getter that is most often sought after in this type of tube. These are the Amperex white PQ shield label type, or Philips SQ white shield label type. Most are labelled for other brands, but all have the Holland factory date code. Rated online by some audiophiles as the best audiophile Amperex made 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time, even better than the Cca type. Gold pins, Heerlen Holland factory mark, large halo getters, very low noise. These are VERY scarce in the USA. Very nicely matched pairs (within 2 percent Gm), supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $175.00. CUSTOMER COMMENTS: "Brent, I just installed the Amperex 7308 you sent me.  Holy Cow, what a difference and this was right out of the box!  All my preamp noise issues disappeared and now along with improved clarity and sound stage, I'm hearing detail, nuance and note decay I did not know existed.  I could not be happier.  Thanks! S. H." 

385.00 per pair

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E188CC (ultra premium 6DJ8/7308)Philips SQ Special Quality type, made in Holland, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock Original Box. Rare Heerlen, Holland 1960s made 7308 type tubes (Philips plant where Amperex Holland Bugle Boy tubes were made) similar to Telefunken or Siemens Cca but with a bit more midrange warmth. These are RTC or Dario Miniwatt labeled, and have the Holland factory date code. Rated online by some audiophiles as the best audiophile Amperex made 6DJ8 type ever made, at any time, even better than the 7308 Amperex white label. Gold pins, white, yellow, and green RTC or Dario labels, small halo getters, very low noise. These are VERY scarce in the USA. Very nicely matched pairs (within 2 percent Gm), supplied with test data. 1 pair labeled for Valvo. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $175.00.

350.00 per pair

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex PQ white logo, RARE D-GETTER, USA made, gold pins, MATCHED PAIRS.

New Old Stock in original box. These are among the finest 6DJ8 types ever made, the USA white label with D-Getter being lauded as among the best of all. These are NOS but were OEM for another brand and are not labelled. The do have the batch numbers etched into the glass, nice gold pins and excellent test results. Matched triode elements, burn in tested, tested for low microphonics. Heavily plated gold pins, beautiful, scarce, vintage tubes. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $175.00 EACH.

425.00 per pair

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex USA made white label with PQ shield logo, military boxes, SAME DATE CODES, gold pins. Hand matched pairs, to within 1-2 percent tolerance.

New Old Stock in original military boxes. These pairs all have the same mid 1960s date codes, etched batch numbers in the glass, and are the old white label version with the PQ shield on the glass. Perfect labels, these tubes were carefully stored and are in amazing condition. These do have the etched batch codes in the glass, and the Hicksville, NY factory date codes on the glass sides. Matched triode sections, burn in tested, heavily plated gold pins, incredible tubes. Voted in many listening tests as one of the best sounding 7308/6922 type tubes ever made. I have carefully matched these in pairs and verified the matching on several tube testers. Guaranteed the authentic Amperex 1960s "real deal" and supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES ARE $175.00.

350.00 per pair

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex USA made white label PQ type, NEW STOCK, LOWER PRICE most OEM (no label), gold pins. Hand matched pairs, to within 1-2 percent tolerance.

New Old Stock White Box. I just got more in stock but wow, these tubes keep disappearing! Rated "Best of All" in 7308/6922 and Cca listening tests! Maybe that is why they are getting so scarce. These all have mid 1960s date codes, etched batch numbers in the glass, and are the old white label version, although most of these were made for an industrial manufacturer and have no labels. These do have the etched batch codes in the glass, and the Hicksville, NY factory date codes on the glass sides. Matched triode sections, burn in tested, heavily plated gold pins, incredible tubes. I have carefully matched these in pairs and verified the matching on several tube testers. Guaranteed the authentic Amperex 1960s "real deal" and supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES ARE $150.00.

310.00 per pair

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex USA orange globe logo, gold pins, MATCHED PAIRS.

New Old Stock Original Box. PQ shield/JAN military type. These are among the finest 6DJ8 types ever made. These have the orange globe labels, batch numbers etched into the glass, identical date codes. Matched triode elements, burn in tested, tested for low microphonics. Heavily plated gold pins, excellent labels, beautiful, scarce, vintage tubes. Identical quality with the USA white label 7308 tubes, at a savings. Carefully matched pairs, supplied with test data. SINGLE TUBES ARE $150 EACH!

$300.00 per pair

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7308 (Super Premium 6DJ8) Amperex green globe logo, gold pins

New Old Stock White Box. These are the finest 6DJ8 types ever made, save big over the more costly orange and white label types. These have the mid 1970s GREEN globe labels, batch numbers etched into the glass. Matched triode elements, burn in tested, tested for low microphonics. Heavily plated gold pins, excellent labels, beautiful, scarce, vintage tubes. The best deal in a NOS Amperex 7308, WAY better than the Russian or Chinese tubes you can buy today. MATCHED PAIRS ARE $199.00!

$99.00

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E88CC / 6922 Amperex white PQ white label, Holland or USA made, RARE PINCHED WAIST TYPE, "D" getter, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original box and white Box, excellent labels, Heerlen, Holland date codes. Numbers etched into the glass, labeled Dario Miniwatt. Fabulous original 1957 D-getter vintage white label Holland made PQ type Amperex tubes, and have the rare, indented glass midsections ("pinched waist")and wider bottoms that are famed for ultra-low microphonics. These 1950s pinch waist tubes are rarely found, since they are so fine most are in private collections and stocks! Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. Some have Beckman or Mullard labels, but these have the genuine factory date codes, D getter, and pinched glass waist. SINGLE TUBES WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $300.00 EACH.

$600.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Philips white SQ type, white label, HOLLAND made, RARE 1950s "D" SHAPE GETTER, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original box. Fabulous original 1950s vintage Heerlen date coded HOLLAND made Special Quality (SQ)type tubes, made for Dario, Valvo, Telefunken or have Philips labels. All have the rare top "D" shape getter, said to sound better than any other 6922! Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Incredibly tight match, within 1 percent internally and from tube to tube. These have been rated by audiophiles as as good if not better than the famous Amperex, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $150.00 EACH.

$325.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Philips SQ type / Amperex PQ type, white label type, HOLLAND made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white box. Fabulous original 1960s vintage white label HOLLAND made Special Quality (SQ) or Premium Quality (PQ) type tubes. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. These have been rated by audiophiles as as good if not better than the famous Amperex, and rivalling the famed Amperex 7308 white label tubes! Most are Philips SQ or Amperex PQ labels. Some are labelled for Mullard, Philips, Dario, RTC, Valvo or other brands, but all have the Philips Heerlen Holland factory code. SINGLE TUBES ARE $99 EACH.

$230.00 per pair

E88CC / 6922 Amperex USA made white PQ type, RARE 1950s vintage D shape getter,white label gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Numbers etched into the glass. Fabulous original 1950s vintage white label with the D-shape getter sought out by audiophiles who know the sonic richness of this fine tube! PQ shield or USN-CEP military label type Amperex tubes. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $150.00 EACH.

$325.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Amperex white PQ type, SELECTED TUBE MATCHED PAIR, white label, USA made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Numbers etched into the glass. SELECTED TUBE by Tektronix, screened and matched for critical use in Tektronix test equipment. Fabulous original 1960s vintage white label PQ shield type Amperex tubes. These are among the most difficult to find in the 6DJ8 NOS family. This tube and the equally rare USA 7308 white label are acclaimed as some of the best NOS tubes of this type. SELECTED TUBE matched pairs are nearly impossible to find.

$300.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Amperex white PQ type, white label, USA made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Numbers etched into the glass. Fabulous original 1960s vintage white label PQ shield type Amperex tubes, some of these pairs are OEM label stock. These are among the most difficult to find in the 6DJ8 NOS family. This tube and the equally rare USA 7308 white label are acclaimed as some of the best NOS tubes of this type. Save big with this type over the costly 7308. Each pair has nicely matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. Very nice pairs of rare PQ type tubes! SINGLE TUBES ARE $115.00 EACH.

$230.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922 Amperex white PQ type, NO LABEL OR OEM LABEL, USA made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock white Box. Numbers etched into the glass. Fabulous original 1960s vintage white label PQ shield type Amperex tubes, OEM label stock. Save big time on these exact same tubes as the white label USN or PQ types listed above. The only difference is these either have no labels or OEM brand labels for replacement stock! These are among the most difficult to find in the 6DJ8 NOS family. This tube and the equally rare USA 7308 white label are acclaimed as some of the best NOS tubes of this type. Save big with this type over the costly 7308. Each pair has nicely matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Carefully matched to within 2 percent. Very nice pairs of rare PQ type tubes! SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $90.00 EACH.

$190.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922(premium 6DJ8) Amperex PQ orange label USA made, gold pins.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original Box. These are among the most difficult to find in the 6DJ8 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. This is a nice Amperex made, PQ label type that stands for Premium Quality, and have been factory screened. Carefully hand selected and performance matched, great price on real NOS late 1960s 6922 tubes. These tubes are scarce, and a matched pair is even harder to find!.

$160.00 per pair

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E88CC / 6922(premium 6DJ8) Amperex PQ orange label USA made, gold pins.

New Old Stock original Box. These are among the most difficult to find in the 6DJ8 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Some may be OEM label or blank OEM stock label, some relabeled "6DJ8", but are Amperex USA coded 6922 tubes.

$80.00

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6DJ8 Amperex Bugleboy type Philips Or OEM label "D" shape getter, 1950s made in Holland, carefully matched pairs.

New Old Stock original box. These are originals from Holland, and the most popular type of this tube. Rare D shape top getter 1950s vintage, sweet-sounding tubes, with about the lowest noise in their class. These pairs are critically matched to 1-2 percent or less deviation on a Hickok TV-7 or 539A mutual conductance tester, with test data supplied. Good labels, overall very rare pairs! SINGLE TUBES ARE $80.00 EACH. Stock up while you still can!

$180.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex RARE EARLY large halo getter Bugleboy type, made in Holland, carefully matched pairs.

New Old Stock white box and original box. More stock just in! These are original Holland Bugleboy tubes, and the most popular type of this tube. The large halo getter is late 1950s to early 1960s, and also has the grey getter side supports. Some with the scarce "tiny" cartoon logo, some with Philips Miniwatt labels, sweet-sounding tubes. These pairs are critically matched to 1 percent or less deviation on a Heathkit TT-1 mutual conductance tester. Fair to good labels, overall very rare pairs! SINGLES ARE $65.00 EACH!

$140.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex made BUGLEBOY Logo "Checked Tube", made in Holland, carefully matched pairs.

New Old Stock white box. These are originals from Holland, and the most popular type of this tube. These were factory checked for Tektronix. Early Heerlen, Holland vintage, sweet-sounding tubes, with about the lowest noise in their class. These pairs are critically matched to 1-2 percent or less deviation on a Hickok TV-7 or 539A mutual conductance tester, with test data supplied. SINGLE TUBES ARE $70.00 EACH. Good labels, overall very rare pairs! Stock up while you still can!

$145.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex "Checked Tube" Orange World Logo type, "A" frame top getter, selected Tektronix pairs. Made in Holland.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock White Box. This "A" frame getter version is becoming increasingly scarce. These very scarce tubes have been carefully selected in matched pairs for use in critical circuits of Tektronix test equipment. All have the Heerlen, Holland factory mark and date code. These are said to have lower microphonics, thanks to the heavy, rigid construction of the "A" frame getter support above the plates. These pairs are carefully matched for Gm and plate current within 1-2 percent.

$109.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Bugleboy Logo, made in Holland, carefully matched pairs.

New Old Stock white box and original box. These are originals from Heerlen, Holland, and the most popular type of this tube. 1960s vintage many with the exact same date codes, sweet-sounding tubes (sounds like the more expensive 6922), with about the lowest noise in their class. These pairs are critically matched to 1-2 percent or less deviation on a Hickok TV-7 or 539A mutual conductance tester, with test data supplied. Fair to excellent labels, overall very rare pairs! Stock up while you still can!

$110.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Bugleboy Logo, made in Holland.

New Old Stock White Box and original box. These are original, and the most popular type of this tube. Considered by many to be the best example of a classic 1960s 6DJ8 tube, and probably the lowest noise in their class. Fair to very good labels on these, and they probably represent the best 6DJ8 value for the price.

$49.00

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6DJ8 Amperex Bugleboy UNLABELLED, made in HollandMATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock White Box. These are original, and the most popular type of this tube. Considered by many to be the best example of a classic 1960s 6DJ8 tube. These UNLABELLED, tested as NOS tubes came in a large job box (open, sectioned crate) full of other Bugle Boy tubes, and were probably for OEM use by test equipment manufacturers. A few are blemished labels. Many date coded 1964, ALL have the same Heerlen, Holland factory code mark. These are carefully hand selected pairs, probably the best bargain in matched pair vintage Dutch 6DJ8 tubes you will ever find. These are the same sweet sounding original Bugle Boy tubes, but without the cartoon tube on the label, at a huge discount!

$69.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Bugleboy UNLABELLED, made in Holland.

New Old Stock White Box. These are original, and the most popular type of this tube. Considered by many to be the best example of a classic 1960s 6DJ8 tube. These UNLABELLED, tested as NOS tubes came in a large job box (open, sectioned crate) full of other Bugle Boy tubes, and were probably for OEM use by test equipment manufacturers. Many date coded 1964, ALL have the same Heerlen, Holland factory code mark. These are the same sweet sounding original Bugle Boy tubes, but without the cartoon tube on the label, at a huge discount! Matched pairs, when enough stock is available, just $58.00!

$28.00

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6DJ8 Amperex or Philips WHITE Label, Holland madeMATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock Original box and white box. More stock just in! These are identical to the Bugle Boy logo tubes, most 1960s "white label" type. Some are made for Philips, Hewlett-Packard, Dario Miniwatt,and some for DuMont. All made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory as the famous Bugle Boys! Carefully hand selected and matched. Bugle Boy tubes at big savings!

$85.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex White Label, Holland made.

New Old Stock Original box and white box. These are identical to the Bugle Boy logo tubes. Some are made for Hewlett-Packard, some for DuMont. All made in the same Heerlen, Holland factory as the famous Bugle Boys! MATCHED PAIRS JUST $85.00! Save!

$40.00

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6DJ8 Philips or Amperex, "A" frame top getter. Made in Holland.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original box. This "A" frame getter version is becoming increasingly scarce. These are all Heerlen Holland made Philips with identical date codes, and labels are good to excellent. These are said to have lower microphonics, thanks to the heavy, rigid construction of the "A" frame getter support above the plates. These pairs are carefully matched for Gm and plate current within 1-2 percent. This is the rarer early white label (or yellow / green Philips) version from the Amperex Bugleboy factory, the first and best of the A-frame type. Grab a pair now!

$85.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Orange World Logo. Made in Holland.MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock White Box. This version came right after the BugleBoy type, in the late 1960s. These are still excellent Holland made Amperex quality, at a great price! Nice pairs of these sweet tubes, 1970s vintage, hand matched for close tolerance specs! SINGLE TUBES ARE $30.00.

$75.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Orange World Logo, dimpled disc getter. Made in Holland.

New Old Stock White Box. This version came right after the BugleBoy type, in the late 1960s. The solid dimpled disc top getter is said by some to be sweeter and quieter than the standard version. Plus these are excellent Holland made Amperex quality, made for RCA, at a great price! MATCHED PAIRS ARE JUST $80.00 PER PAIR!

$39.00

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6DJ8 Amperex Orange World Logo type, "A" frame top getter. Made in Holland.MATCHED PAIRS

New Old Stock original box and White Box. This "A" frame getter version is becoming increasingly scarce. Some are Amperex Holland made for Westinghouse, and labels are good to excellent, while some are OEM unlabelled. All have the Heerlen, Holland factory mark and date code. These are said to have lower microphonics, thanks to the heavy, rigid construction of the "A" frame getter support above the plates. These pairs are carefully matched for Gm and plate current within 1-2 percent.

$79.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Amperex Orange World Logo, "A" frame top getter. Made in Holland.

New Old Stock original box and White Box. This "A" frame getter version is becoming increasingly scarce. Labels good to excellent. These are said to have lower microphonics, thanks to the heavy, rigid construction of the "A" frame getter support above the plates. Some are labelled for Westinghouse. Philips or RCA, but are Amperex made, $32.00 ea.

$32.00

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6DJ8 Amperex Orange World Logo, 1970s vintage. Made in Holland.

New Old Stock White Box. This version came right after the BugleBoy type, in the late 1960s. This is the late 1970s version with the copper getter support rod. These are still excellent Holland made Amperex quality, at a great price! Some labeled for Tektronix or Hewlett Packard. MATCHED PAIRS ARE JUST $50.00!

$25.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 RARE Pinched Waist, 1950s D-Getter, Philips Holland made. MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white Box. VERY RARE and more stock is just in! The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Holland, vintage tubes, in amazing tightly matched pairs. This is the very rare pinched waist style, with the indented glass envelope and the D-shaped getter, said to sound the best of all, with incredibly low noise and no microphonics. These have a bit of midrange warmth, typical of Amperex. Philips label and has the Heerlen Holland factory code and all tests NOS.

$299.00 per pair

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7DJ8 / PCC88 RARE Pinched Waist, 1950s D-Getter, Philips Holland made.

New Old Stock white Box. The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Holland, vintage tubes. This is the very rare pinched waist style, with the indented glass envelope and the D-shaped getter, said to sound the best of all. These have a bit of midrange warmth, typical of Amperex. Philips label and has the Heerlen Holland factory code and all tests NOS.

$150.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 RARE 1950s D-Getter, Philips Holland made. MATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white Box. More stock of these rare gems just in from our Holland connection! The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Holland, vintage tubes. This is the D-shaped getter, said to sound the best of all. All in pairs that match within 5%. A low noise tube that rivals the 6922 D getter at a MUCH lower cost! These have a bit of midrange warmth, typical of Amperex. Philips label and has the Heerlen Holland factory code and all tests NOS.

$185.00 per pair

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7DJ8 / PCC88 RARE 1950s D-Getter, Philips Holland made.

New Old Stock white Box. The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Holland, vintage tubes. This is the D-shaped getter, said to sound the best of all. These have a bit of midrange warmth, typical of Amperex. Philips label and has the Heerlen Holland factory code and all tests NOS.

$89.00

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7DJ8 / PCC88 early 1960s large O-getter, Philips Holland made.

New Old Stock white Box and original box. The 7DJ8 is identical to the 6DJ8 except for heater voltage. It will sub for the 6DJ8 and will give longer life. All are from Holland, vintage tubes. This is the large O-shape getter, said to sound the best of all. These have a bit of midrange warmth, typical of Amperex. MATCHED PAIRS ARE $160.00 PER PAIR! Philips, Dario, or bugleboy label and has the Heerlen Holland factory code and all tests NOS.

$79.00

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MULLARD

Mullard logo

"When it comes to warmth, no other tube can top this jewel from the British crown. Silky highs, a liquid midrange, and awesome deep bass give this tube its deserved reputation for warmth and full sonics."

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CV4108 (ultra-premium military 7308) Mullard made, Great Britain, gold pins, very rare.

New Old Stock original Box. These are the among the best in the 7308 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. This is the British military equivalent to the German Cca. These were made by Mullard UK, with the military numbers on the glass. Very sweet sound and very quiet, also VERY rare! Noise tested.

$400.00 per pair

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E188CC / 7308 (premium 6DJ8) Mullard made, 1970s, made in Great Britain, gold pins MATCHED PAIRS .

New Old Stock Philips Box. These are the most difficult to find in the 7308/6922 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, thickly plated gold pins, nice warm sound. Nice Mullard British made 7308 tubes with RTC labels (have the Mullard factory code) are very difficult to find in the USA. Made at the Mitchum, UK factory which made tubes for the British military. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $150.00

$300.00 per pair

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E188CC / 7308 (premium 6DJ8) Mullard 1970s, made in Great Britain, standard pins MATCHED PAIRS .

New Old Stock original Box. These are the most difficult to find in the 7308/6922 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, standard military pins, nice warm sound. Nice Mullard British made 7308 tubes with various labels (have the Mullard factory code) are very difficult to find in the USA. Made at the Mitchum, UK factory which made tubes for the British military. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $150.00

$299.00 per pair

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E88CC (premium 6DJ8) Mullard old shield logo or white label, made in Great Britain, gold pins MATCHED PAIRS .

New Old Stock White Box and original box. Rare UK made old shield logo 6922 tubes from the 1960s. These are the most difficult to find in the 6922 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Nice Mullard British made 6922 goldpin vintage tubes, difficult to find in the USA. Hand matched into pairs. Very musical and quiet tubes. Some are made for Philips with the SQ label, or other brands but all have the Mullard factory date codes. SINGLES are $115 each when available.

$230.00 per pair

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E88CC (premium 6DJ8) Mullard 1970s, made in Great Britain, gold pins MATCHED PAIRS .

New Old Stock White Box. New lower price! These are the most difficult to find in the 6922 NOS family. Ultra low noise, matched triode sections, heavily plated gold pins. Nice Mullard British made 6922 goldpin vintage tubes made for Amperex, GE, or Philips, difficult to find in the USA. Made at the Mitchum, UK factory which made tubes for the British military. SINGLE TUBES ARE $99.00 EACH.

$199.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Mullard 10M Series, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. This pair is the elusive and excellent audiophile quality 10M tubes from Mullard, UK. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes, with the 10,000 hour heater life. You may never need to retube again! Standard pins, carefully matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES ARE $115.00

$230.00 per pair

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Mullard ECC189 / CV5331, low noise type 6DJ8 military stock tubes, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original box. This tube is the elusive and excellent audiophile quality CV5331 or ECC189 tubes from Mullard, UK. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes, with the 10,000 hour heater life and ultra low noise. You may never need to retube again! Standard pins, carefully matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES ARE $115.00

$230.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Brimar UK old logo, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box and original box. These rare early 6DJ8 tubes have the old Brimar logo, some with the old BVA logo. 1960s UK factory date codes. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price!

$159.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Mullard made, Blackburn UK factory codes, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. These have the old shield Mullard logo, some with the old BVA logo, many were made for Amperex OR Fisher or other labels. 1960s Blackburn, UK factory date codes. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price!

$99.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Mullard, made in Great Britain.

New Old Stock white box. These are early production 1960s tubes, and have both the old shield Mullard logo, and some have the BVA logo as well. A few with OEM labels. Very nice British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price!

$47.00

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6DJ8 Mullard label SELECTED TUBE, A-Frame getter style, made in Great Britain for TektronixMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. These are the rare "Selected" or "Checked" tube with the special label on the glass. They were especially selected for hospital or industrial test equipment, and sound superb in audio applications. Most are made for Amperex, with the rarely seen A-Frame top getter. 1960s Blackburn, UK factory date codes. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price!

$200.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Mullard label, A-Frame getter style, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. Most are made for Amperex, with the rarely seen A-Frame top getter. 1960s Blackburn, UK factory date codes. These rare tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price!

$120.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Mullard 1970s version, made in Great BritainMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. Newer Mullard logos or OEM labels, these date to the late 1970s. Try the famous British sound at a big savings. These tubes are hand matched. Very nice, slightly warm sounding British 6DJ8 tubes at a great price! SINGLE TUBES ARE $30.00 EACH.

$69.00 per pair

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PCC88 / 7DJ8 Mullard made for Philips, white label, made in Great Britain.

New Old Stock white box. These are early production 1960s tubes with large halo getters, and have the Phillips Miniwatt old logo with the Mullard factory date codes. Very nice British 6DJ8-compatible tubes at a great price!

$75.00

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OTHER EUROPEAN BRANDS

"A mix of vintage glass with German tube sonics with the JJ, Ei, Tesla, and RSD, to a Mullard-leaning sound of the vintage Japan made tubes. A few others also, to make tube rolling interesting. Priced right for the undecided."

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6922 JJ Gold Pin.

New Stock original box. A very decent current production 6922 from the Slovak Republic, carefully tested and matched by us. These have gold pins and are among the best of the current production 6922 tubes. TOP SECRET: These are made in the same factory that makes the tubes for EAT, which are much more costly! Singles are $40 each, MATCHED PAIRS JUST $80.00 PER PAIR! These come the closest to the NOS European sound, and at a great price!

$80.00 per pair

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6DJ8 Ei Yugoslavia made for RCA and Mullard UK, 1970s vintage.

New Old Stock original box. These are early production Ei tubes, from the former Yugoslavia. A nice tube similar to Telefunken in sonics, 1977 date codes. The RCA are A-frame getter tops. MATCHED PAIRS JUST $50.00 PER PAIR! Very rare European tubes in the USA, and at a great price!

$50.00 per pair

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CV-2492 (E88CC / 6922) British military or early Tesla made, standard pins.

New Old Stock, European military surplus box. These are decent eastern European made tubes, and are a step up from the current production Russian 6922 in that these meet strict military specifications. Perfect for a spare set and priced lower than off-the-shelf Russian 6922 tubes. Save!

$11.00

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6DJ8 Matsushita Japan (Mullard) factory made, 1970s vintage.

New Old Stock white box. Nice Japan made 6DJ8 tubes from a factory that was set up by Mullard, and these tubes have similar sonics to Mullard. Most are made for Amperex, some for RCA or National. MATCHED PAIRS JUST $50.00 PER PAIR! Better than any Russian or Chinese junk, and at a great price!

$25.00

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6DJ8 Ultron or RSD, made in Germany

New Old Stock White Box. White label, 1970s vintage, nice German made tube, very similar to Siemens. MATCHED PAIRS ARE JUST $60.00 PER PAIR!

$31.00

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6DJ8 fat bottle Russian made for Amperex, 1970s vintage.

New Old Stock white box. These are early production Russian tubes, singles are just $15.00 each. A nice tube similar to Telefunken in sonics. MATCHED PAIRS JUST $30.00 PER PAIR! Very rare European tubes in the USA, and at a great price!

$30.00 per pair

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PCC88 / 7DJ8 Tesla made, yellow labels, 1970s vintage.

New Old Stock original box. These are early production East European tubes. A nice tube similar to Telefunken in sonics. MATCHED PAIRS JUST $110.00 PER PAIR! Very rare European tubes in the USA, and at a great price!

$50.00

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OTHER USA BRANDS AND RARE TYPES

"Not to be missed, these tubes are some of the best deals per dollar going in a NOS tube. The Sylvania and GE are great tubes if you are starting out with NOS tubes and want to see what all the excitement is about. Better try then now, they are getting harder to find as time goes by."

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7308 Sylvania USA made, standard pinMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original box. These are the military spec version of the 6DJ8, with matched triode elements. This is a great 1960s vintage USA made 7308, among the best sounding of the USA brands, at a big savings over the European gold pin types. Nicely matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES $45.00 EACH!

$90.00 per pair

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6922 (6DJ8) Westinghouse USA made, standard pinMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original box. These are the military spec version of the 6DJ8, with matched triode elements. This is a great 1960s vintage USA made 6922, probably the best sounding of the USA brands, at a big savings over the European gold pin types. Nicely matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES $45.00 EACH!

$99.00 per pair

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6922 (6DJ8) D-GETTER Sylvania USA made, gold pinMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock original box. These are the military spec version of the 6DJ8, with matched triode elements. RARE EARLY D-GETTER VERSION. The Gold Brand has thickly plated gold pins and is considered one of the best USA 6922 tubes. This is a great standard pin 6922, at a huge savings over the European gold pin types. Nicely matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $70.00 EACH.

$150.00 per pair

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6922 (6DJ8) Sylvania USA made, standard pinMATCHED PAIR

New Old Stock white box. These are the military spec version of the 6DJ8, with matched triode elements. This is a great standard pin 6922, at a huge savings over the European gold pin types. Nicely matched pairs. SINGLE TUBES, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE $20.00 EACH.

$45.00 per pair

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6DJ8 JAN Sylvania USA made.

New Old Stock original Box. These are the military spec version of the 6DJ8, with matched triode elements. Sylvania Gold Brand, when available, $30.00 each.

$18.00

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6DJ8 GE made in USA, mostly greyglass types

New Old Stock Original Box. A very nice, internally RF shielded 6DJ8, 1960s vintage. Will outperform and outlast any Russian or Chinese 6DJ8 at about the same price!

$20.00

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