Nixie tube

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Nixie tube

(ˈnɪksɪ)
n
(Electronics) electronics another name for digitron
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Heck, back in the 1960s, when I was reading Elmer Keith and Jack O'Connor, all those giants of gun writing were struggling with antique first-generation machines that had paper start/stop screens with wires embedded in them and readouts on nixie tubes that had to be converted through printed tables to obtain velocities.
The unusual clock comes in three models: a standard desk-top LED Ramos (100 pounds) in sustainably-harvested birch box; a vertically mounted teak clock with USSR-style nixie tubes for around 200 pounds; and the custom-made version (to your own warped specifications) starting at around 500 pounds.
The clock showed time, in digital fashion, with a series of six nixie tubes.