Mazda valve tubes?

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    KUB3 ciao

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    Found a load of brand new boxed mazda tubes in the loft. Are these worth anything, or should I bin them? I'll check the serial numbers later.
     
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    TonyL Club Krautrock Plinque

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    Don't bin them! What types have you got?

    Tony.
     
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    FFS don't, some of the Mazda's are supposed to be very good. In fact I know they're good because I use them in my amp. What are the serial numbers?
     
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    yahoodie elbow valves,mmm loverly

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    what tubes are they?? el34, el84 etc...?
     
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    man don't you guys know when to play it cool?! ;)
    Nah, they're not worth anything, mazda valves are all rubbish, I'll bin them for you if you like? :)
     
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    KUB3 ciao

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    Thanks for the info. When I get the serial numbers I'll put an ad in ZG classifieds, with a link on this thread. I guess highest beer voucher offer secures :)

    They are all brand new in original packaging. I'd say there must be about 30. There are also some massive tubes but without packaging, so I suspect they have been used.

    My Dad left a ton of stuff in the loft. I don't suppose anyone would be interested in retro oscilloscopes and huge amp metres etc?
     
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    Mazda GZ34s are basically identical to Mullard GZ34s and therefore worth around £20 each, perhaps more. I imagine the same deal will apply to other Mazda-labelled valves.
     
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    Anex Thermionic

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    You could inquire over on World-Desgins forum. Probably guys over there interested. A few months ago I'd have had one but its just not on the cards anymore unfortunately
     
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    KUB3 ciao

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    I'll try and take a few photo's this weekend. There's a lot of technical items up there, which could be had for a cheap bargain. Some of the retro oscilloscopes look pretty cool, but we don't really have the room for it all.
     
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    Anex Thermionic

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    If your serious about off-loading them cheap I may be interested in a scope. PM me when your ready and I'll see how much cash I have spare.
     
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    Yeah , bin 'em

    Yes, place them in the bin outside my house please :)

    I have some Mazda ECC83s which were made in the Mullard factory. NOS Mullard ECC83s can go for £50+
     
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    I have the same ones I suspect Rob, mine have been chilled and they sound rather nice
     
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    KUB3 ciao

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    I took a snap of the valves which are new in boxes. The codes on the packaging are:

    MAZDA -

    EY86/87
    DY802
    DY86/87
    PY81 (PY800)
    PCL84
    8F20 OR 6F20 (cant see on photo)
    PL36
    PL504
    ECC82
    EF183
    PCF801

    MULLARD -

    PCL805/85

    NOT SURE -

    15082
     
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    I might also be interested in an oscilloscope.
     
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    KUB3 ciao

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    I'll take some pictures over the weekend, then try and post them. Will ZG host them, or do I need to find an external host?
     
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