The 1N270 is a point contact diode in a DO7 type package employing N−form Germanium. A fantastic clipping diode used some of the classic fuzz circuits.
Peak Reverse Voltage: 100V
Peak Forward Current: 325mA
Average Rectified Output Current: 40mA
Surge Forward Current: 500mA
PLEASE NOTE: Never bend the leads in such a way as to apply any stress to the casing. Always use a heat sink when soldering.