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Electronic Valve - Amphenol Celestion, Geiger Muller Tube, Type G 10H, 1950-1960 Object Reg. No: HT 26012

Summary:
Geiger-Muller tube is a gas-filled tube with electrodes. It is used to detect and measure ionizing radiation.
Description:
A glass cylinder enclosing a silver-coloured metal cylinder with a 4 - pin connection at one end. Two of the pins are connected by a piece of fused wire. There is a handwritten number on the glass and a yellowed, typewritten label stuck on with adhesive tape.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Length), 29 mm (Diameter)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ELECTRONICS
Secondary Classification: Vacuum Technology
Tertiary Classification: particle detection
Inscriptions: On glass: " KK 770 "
On label: " Type G.10H / Operate at / 380 volts / No. KK 770 / Made in / Englanf [sic] "
Around connector: " AMPHENOL-CELESTION BRISTISH-MADE PAT PEND. "
Manufacturer (Probable): 20th Century Electronics, England, 1950-1960

Celestion information - http://www.celestion.com/information.html - and - http://www.culturegrid.org.uk/static/showResource/3169634 - accessed 20 Oct 2011

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