These were electrolytic capacitors made for Western Electric to the highest standards, military grade, beautiful grey paint and threaded bakelite end plates for easy & professional mounting (vintage USA screws included). This painted grade of Sprague was the best, in fact the APEX of USA built alumalytic type caps, from the early 1960s and were used on amps like Marantz 8b. This is the nicest pair you will see online for sale anywhere. These caps will prove useful for many Diy and restoration projects -- anywhere you want the original type of electrolytic cap -- original parts are a perennial favorite of preamp and amplifier builders all over the world.
The use of these reach far back to the early 1950s and Western Electrics best era of broadcast and recording amps like the OK for FM era. Many of the internal Bell Systems preamps, long line amps and recording equipment often used these for filter caps in the early days. You will receive units from the 1960s.
Year/dates may differ as shown, but will be cosmetically matched. Will be packed in extra strong, with lots of cushion, triple boxed to assure safe arrival. Overseas buyers welcome, all vintage audio customers give us 100% feedback, youre happiness is assured. The item "Quad 4pcs Western Electric KS 13686 125uf 400v 1960s for WE power supply and amp" is in sale since Tuesday, October 13, 2020.This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Vintage Parts & Accessories\Vintage Capacitors". The seller is "kearnyshop" and is located in Crewe, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.