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This is interesting.
Part of Chapter 4 from this book can be downloaded from
https://od.lk/s/OV8xMjUyMDMzMjVf/EndgameTubes.PDF
A lot of companies outsourced to Japan.

The Endgame in the Electronic Receiving Tubes Industry
Chapter 4
Declining Demand, Divestiture, and Corporate Strategy
By Kathryn Rudie Harrigan
Declining Demand, Divestiture, and Corporate Strategy

 

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While I would never pay $2500 for any vacuum tube, how about $1.29 Million for a hockey card! Talk about lunacy, to those spending that kind of money as an investment, I hope that you loose your shirt!
Proof positive there's collector crazies out there that make Quaddie's seem so conservative & sane.

On the other hand, Gretzky is almost 60. Hang on to the card for maybe 20 years & when he is dead the value will sky rocket again.
 

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Just think of how many Audionics Space & Image Composers, Tetrasound 101, Fosgate Tate II decoders that you could buy for that money. You could afford all the original encoders as well. You could also afford a whole host of audiophile equipment and high priced tweaks and still have plenty of money leftover!
 

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Proof positive there's collector crazies out there that make Quaddie's seem so conservative & sane.

On the other hand, Gretzky is almost 60. Hang on to the card for maybe 20 years & when he is dead the value will sky rocket again.
People will collect anything. Even records. Can you imagine? LOL
 

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Every month Discogs lists the most expensive selling records for the month, and it too is rather crazy, but not $1.29 Million crazy!
 

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