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SPEED, EFFICIENCY & PERFECTION - AIMS THAT HAVE BUILT A MAMMOTH FACTORY IN 16 YEARS - PART 4

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SPEED, EFFICIENCY & PERFECTION - AIMS THAT HAVE BUILT A MAMMOTH FACTORY IN 16 YEARS - PART 4

The Blackburn Times factory tour article continues apace........ In yet another section of the works, I found older men who were still learning - highly skilled scientists experimenting with processes on the secret list, all aiming for even speedier and better methods of production.  In glass walled rooms filled with weird apparatus was a complicated array of tubes and taps and of course acid carboys,  It had been assembled to discover new materials for valve making.   The Laboratory housed 40 scientists working in a series of areas, subdivided into sections: Analytical; Electrical; Metallurgical; Physical & Glass Research.  Here too...

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SOME PEOPLE ... 2

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SOME PEOPLE ... 2

Had an interesting day today and ventured out for a few groceries at my local Spar shop.   As I queued behind three people I thought it would be interesting to note what had brought other people out and felt guilty whilst wondering whether or not my bag of salad and two cartons of milk would be considered "essential supplies." I needn't have worried as the two in front curiously had identical shopping orders..... a packet of fags and at least two lottery scratch cards, both of which are even more essential supplies for the fight against a virulent lower respiratory tract...

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SOME PEOPLE.........

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SOME PEOPLE.........

Despite my advice which appears on every page of this website, I have had a very irate and rather unpleasant customer threatening all kinds of legal retribution if I do not ship his 3 day extant order IMMEDIATEY which I presume is either an apoplectic ( not apocalyptic!!!!!!!) mistype or semi literate prose by a retard for IMMEDIATELY.     Needless to say this "Covidiot" is now an ex customer.

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SPEED, EFFICIENCY & PERFECTION - AIMS THAT HAVE BUILT A MAMMOTH FACTORY IN 16 YEARS - PART 3

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SPEED, EFFICIENCY & PERFECTION - AIMS THAT HAVE BUILT A MAMMOTH FACTORY IN 16 YEARS - PART 3

And so the story continues....... In the sick bay, first impression was of the cleanliness of the well equipped rooms.  The Sister presiding told of how she and her four staff had dealt with 70 patients before 10 o clock that morning.  Apparently, all manner of cuts, burns and sores are tended at the sick bay.   If an employee chances to be troubled by lumbago or gout then there's a Physiotherapy Deartment with it's modern heat treatment. But Mullard is really quite a healthy place, possibly fittest in it's "baby" section -- the Training School.  Here, there is full...

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Welcome to the New Mullard Antiques Online Shop!

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Welcome to the New Mullard Antiques Online Shop!

Hi everybody, and a very warm welcome to the new-look Mullard Antiques Online Shop!

You may recognise the Mullard name and logos from our existing online shops Mullard Magic and Mullard Antiques and Collectibles

Mullard Magic specialises in vintage radio accessories, vintage valves or tubes, components, military radios and equipment.

Mullard Antiques specialises in the unusual. We offer a wide range of vintage and quirky items for all sorts of collectors and home improvers; from pottery, vintage technology,  vintage lamps and lighting, clocks and watches, militaria, vintage radios, transport and automobilia,jewelleryvintage books, vintage photography and imaging, vintage toys and games, artwork and signage, and much more! 

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