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This exhibit dates to 1918 and is a Type G Pliotron. The Type designation is VT-13 as it was made for the US Signal Corps and Army.
The construction is a rugged version of the CG890.
Thanks to Joe Gruber for sending the images.
The balloon envelope is 35 mm in diameter and, excluding the UV base pins, is 101 mm tall.
Reference: Joe Gruber. Type VT-13 was first introduced in 1918.


Updated March 07, 2020.
shape:balloon construction:pinch type:triode age:pre.1920 base:uv pins:4 pin:
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