Brimar

Brimar was established in 1922 and during their existance they have been part ofmany companies including: Edison Swan Electric, Cosmos, Mazda, Baird Television, Ferranti, AEI, EMI, Thorn, Marconi and The Rank Organisation.

Brimar has always been a technology led company as their varied  technical achievements show:

1906
First Fleming valve
1927
First indirectly heated triode
1930
CRT Manufacture
1932
First beam electrode
1936 
First magnetic deflected TV-CRT
1939
Radar CRT manufacture
1958
25μm spot CRT, micro spot for space agency
1960
First head up display (HUD) CRT
1966
First shadow mask colour CRT
1968
Helmet mounted CRT manufacture
1974
Fibre optic face plate tubes
1906
First Fleming valve
1927
First indirectly heated triode
1930
CRT Manufacture
1932
First beam electrode
1936 
First magnetic deflected TV-CRT
1939
Radar CRT manufacture
1958
25μm spot CRT, micro spot for space agency
1960
First head up display (HUD) CRT
1966
First shadow mask colour CRT
1968
Helmet mounted CRT manufacture
1974
Fibre optic face plate tubes

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BRIMAR 12AU7 ECC82 MATCHED PAIR

On offer we have a beautiful matched pair of white print Brimar 12AU7/ ECC82. These devices present with superb matching both within the envelope and inter device. These devices have tested on our AVO VCM163 valve tester as having 100% emission with very close matching for each triode section within the envelope. V3: Section 1: Ia = 10.0 mA; gm = 2.2 mA/V V3: Section 2: Ia = 10.0 mA; gm = 2.2 mA/V V4: Section 1: Ia =10.0 mA; gm = 2.0 mA/V V4: Section 2: Ia = 9.5 mA; gm = 1.9 mA/V The specification for a new/100% emission valve is: Ia = 10 mA; gm = 2.2 mA/V As you can see, this result show a really strong matched pair of valves with good matching of each triode section within each envelope.
₩86,867

BRIMAR 5Z3 BROWN BASE MANUFACTURED BY OSRAM JAN 1956

Well, what a special device, essentially a U52 mounted on a UX4 base, this is a superb valve indeed. Badged in black base print as a Brimar but from construction and faint cartouche is an Osram manufactured device this is scarce and desirable too. Showing perfect emission on test, will you give it a home?

BRIMAR 6X4 UK MANUFACTURE REDE PRINT 1960s MANUFACTURE

On offer is an Brimar6X4/U78 rectifier dating from the 1960s. It is unboxed and tests as 100% emission for each diode section within the envelope using our AVO VCM163.
₩43,434

BRIMAR 6X4 UK MANUFACTURE WHITE PRINT 1960s MANUFACTURE

On offer is an Brimar6X4/U78 rectifier dating from the 1960s. It is unboxed and tests as 100% emission for each diode section within the envelope using our AVO VCM163.
₩31,851

BRIMAR CV4003 MILITARY 12AU7 ECC82 MATCHED PAIR FROM 1974

On offer we have a beautiful matched pair of white print Brimar CV4003, these are military specification 12AU7/ ECC82. Both devices carry a military cartouche that indicate a 1974 manufacture date. Both devices present with superb matching both within the envelope and inter device. These devices have tested on our AVO VCM163 valve tester as having nominal specification emission with very close matching for each triode section within the envelope.

BRIMAR FOOTSCRAY TALL BOY BLACK GLASS BLACK BASE SILVER PRINT 6SN7GT 1950S MANUFACTURE NOS BULK PACKED

We have on offer today, one of these sonically lush high performance triodes. The device carries markings in silver ink on the fat black micanol base, the envelope is carbonised black glass 2 inch high. This device was produced at the Brimar - STC Footscray works. This device shows good emission and close matching for each triode section within each envelope - a hallmark of a good valve.
₩130,301

BRIMAR RED PRINT 12AT7 MATCHED PAIR OF HIGH GRADE ECC81

On offer today is a pair of Brimar Red print 12AT7 twin triodes. Carrying good red print, these test as excellentusing my AVO Valve Characteristic Meter VCM163 with the following results: At Va = 250V Vg = -2.0V U15: Section 1: Ia = 9.5 mA; gm = 5.1 mA/V U15: Section 2: Ia = 10 mA; gm = 5.1 mA/V U16: Section 1: Ia = 9.0 mA; gm = 5.1 mA/V U16: Section 2: Ia = 9.2 mA; gm = 5.2 mA/V The specification for a new/100% emission valve is: Ia = 10mA; gm = 5.5mA/V As you can see, this result show a really strong matched pair of valves with good matching of each triode section within each envelope.
₩94,106

BRIMAR WHITE PRINT GZ34 MULLARD BLACKBURN MANUFACTURED f32 B9L2 CODE

A very nice EX EQUIPMENT device Brimar white print badged GZ34 although Mullard Manufactured carrying the date code of f32 B9L2 The black base is tight to the envelope and the pins are clean and uncorroded, . The device tests as FULL EMISSION using our AVO VCM163 valve tester.
₩123,062