THE GREAT MULLARD MAGIC BLOG — brownie no3
EBONITE & CULT 50'S SCI FI FILMS
Posted by STEVE M on
I just love this advert from 1926 for Ebonite from Trelleborgs which is only sold by high class dealers. That quaint phrase puts me in mind when a military radio collecting friend and I were branded high end dealers but I digress. Some of you - those with or even without a Brownie crystal set may wonder precisely what ebonite is........well.... Ebonite is a brand name for very hard rubber invented by Charles Goodyear in 1842 that is resistant to solvents, acids, alkalis and halogens whilst stable between ambient temperatures of -10º to +90ºC with an expansion coefficient 7...
- Tags: brownie no 2, brownie no3, crystal set, ebonite, high end dealer, leica covering, leica m3, stall set, the crawling eye, trelleborgs, trollenberg terror, vulcanite