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The name Osglim is a generic term used by M-OV for a range of neon tubes. This example produces the glow on a bright back plate and is believed to be of the type used by Baird in his early televisors. The beehive Osglim when fitted with a half cylinder reflector was also believed to be used.
Side view of the lamp.
The rear of the lamp together with the name Osglim and Made in England.
The structure of this Osglim. One electrode is the bright reflector plate and the other is the horizontal bar.
Another view showing the mirror like surface of the back plate.
The wide glass tube envelope is 53 mm in diameter, and including the bayonet base is 165 mm tall.
Reference: Internet various & Early Television.


Updated October 29, 2015.
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