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Vintage Radios Available At Mullard Antiques

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Vintage Radios Available At Mullard Antiques

We love our vintage radios here at Mullard Magic and Mullard Antiques & Collectibles! We specialise in selling old technology, which means Analogue and not Digital (DAB) and in those that are, mainly but not exclusively, manufactured in Britain.

 

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Vintage Anglepoise 1227 Desk Lamps Available in The Mullard Antiques Shop

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Vintage Anglepoise 1227 Desk Lamps Available in The Mullard Antiques Shop

Most of our customers know that we just love offering vintage lamps and lighting in our Mullard Antiques and Collectibles shop, but we are particularly fond of our Vintage Anglepoise 1227 Desk Lamps.

Dating from 1940s to the 1990s, our Angelpoise 1227 desk lamps are kept as original as possible. However, they are all rewired and electrically checked by Mr Mullard Magic to ensure their safety and longevity of use.

Visit our current collection by clicking on the following link to Vintage Anglepoise lamps. Keep looking, as newly renovated lamps are added on a regular basis.

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MULLARD OFFICES HIGH SECURITY PRECAUTIONS IN 1955

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MULLARD OFFICES HIGH SECURITY PRECAUTIONS IN 1955

Today's quaint photograph from the Mullard archive shows the frontage of the Mullard Publicity Office & Display Centre on Gerard Place, Westminster London.   Note the presence of a stolid member of the Corps of Commissionaires.  This presence was a throwback to the war years where Philips personnel were banned from Mullard facilities because of their potential damage to national security.  Today of course this would abrogate their human rights for which they would be given a council house, a kiss from Jeremy Corbyn and a substantial cash settlement as damages. The Corps of Commissionaires was founded in 1859 by Captain...

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NUCLEAR ELF & SAFETY FOR THE KIDS

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NUCLEAR ELF & SAFETY FOR THE KIDS

Today's Britain is full of warning labels and safety information. However this wasn't always the way.  "When ah worra lad," I hankered for a chemistry set but because we were poor, and my mum was terrified I would explode our home, I wasn't allowed one. Such deprivation didn't do me too much harm as I later became a scientist - indeed a chemist and I had always thought that the chemistry sets of yore were quite benign........ or were they? Just take a look at this baby, impressive huh? This is the Gilbert's Atomic Energy Laboratory squarely aimed at the...

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MULLARD MAGIC ADVISES!

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MULLARD MAGIC ADVISES!

Mullard Magic are very excited at the prospect of the new 1950's village to be built at Beamish Museum, especially as we have been asked to act as technical advisor for the supply and restoration of suitable items.     Radios currently seem to be absent from the Beamish exhibits, excepting the rather cute round Ekco radio at Home Farm - which we didn't supply.

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