Quotes

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935) US Supreme Court Justice

**Auction** Lot of 63 Vintage Electronic Tubes – update

I just listed a collection of vacuum tubes on ebay. This is my first attempt at selling through them. It will be interesting.

Something with such a small audience so widely dispersed is just right for this venue, I think.

It is a fascinating tour of early electronics, which at the time they were settling in on calling them “electronic tubes”, “radio tubes” and “electron tubes”. I particularly love the last phrase as it conjures up a vacuum tube teeming with loose electrons.

You can watch the bidding along with me. The listing is here:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Auction-Lot-of-63-Vintage-Electronic-Tubes-13-in-boxes/264595795476?hash=item3d9b236e14:g:sGoAAOSwgedeGhPK

They sold, but the buyer never paid.
I gave them to a local ham / engineer / guitarist / vintage amplifier restorer who was ECSTATIC.
His excitement was worth far more than the tiny amount of money the ebay buyer promised.