Tube World Express is a division of Tube World, Inc. Tube World Express showcases the best sounding audio vacuum tubes that Tube World has to offer in an easy-to-navigate shopping cart format. When you want the very best sounding audio tubes, shop at Tube World Express.
Western Electric engineered, designed, produced or experimented with over 785 different tubes from 1913 - 1988. Many of these tubes were superb sounding audio tubes that are still in very high demand today. These tubes include the 101D, 205D/E, 211D/E, 274A/B, 300A/B, 310A, 348A, 350B, 396A, 417A, 421A and 437A, just to name a few. Tube World stocks one of the most extensive inventories of WE tubes on the planet.
(!!!!) (BEST PAIR) JAN-CEA-5852=6X5GT Bendix NOS 1953 (the oldest and best version) (best 6X5GT sub) (53-56/40 and 52-56/40)
(!!!!) (Best Overall Pair) EF86 Telefunken Germany <> bottom NOS gray shield 1972 1-2% matched (3.6ma and 3.6ma) (Neumann, Lawson, Soundelux, Manley)
(!!!!!) (Recommended Long Plates Pair) ECC82=12AU7 Valvo Hamburg Germany like new with 17MM "long gray ribbed plates" and "O" getter 1958 same date codes (8.4/8.6ma and 8.8/9.0ma) (low noise)
(!!!!!) (Best Testing NOS Pair) JAN-211=VT-4-C GE NOS 1942-1945 era - faded printing - base pitting (121ma and 123ma) (strong Ma)
(!!!!!) (BEST OVERALL PAIR) E88CC=6922 Philips SQ Holland 1968 (13.0/14.6ma and 13.0/14.6ma) (3D MIDS) 1% matched