RCA 2P23
One of the earliest image orthicons
Price in 1948 was $1200
($8704 in 1999 dollars)

RCA 5820 image Orthocon camera tube.

RCA 7038 image Vidicon camera tube.

8134V1 Vidicon

7735A Vidicon

8844 2/3" Vidicon
Shown with normal 1" size

Matsushi S4094 Color Vidicon

Toshiba K4103 Saticon

Hitachi h4180 Saticon

Amperex XQ1427 Plumicon

Matsushi S4161 1/3" Newvicon

Matsushi S4131A 2/3" Newvicon

Size comparison of Newvicons

Sony CT1021 Trinicon

Toshiba E5335 Color tube of unkown type.

Size comparison 1", 2/3" and 1/3" tubes.

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My quest for the smallest camera tube.  Amazing, an 8mm diameter color camera tube.

RCA 4807AV1 image Orthocon with image intensifier mounted on the front end.

This was a custom made tube for a laser illuminated night vision system.

very few of these exist. This one is burned and usable only for display.

 Small CRTs (And I mean SMALL)
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