THE GREAT MULLARD MAGIC BLOG — burgot
BURGLAR ALARMS HAVE COME A LONG WAY
Posted by STEVE M on
Don't you just love this picture from 1952 that shows an electric eye sensor connected to a burglar alarm. There are so many things that are quaint about this picture, not least the clunky alarm system sensor. I don't know which is my favourite bit - the yellow wallpaper - perhaps the house owner worked at Roberts Radio!!!!!! Or is it the fact that de rigueur 50's house breaking apparel included a trilby hat and a horsehide A2 flying jacket and was that jacket stolen from an American fighter pilot in a prior home raid? Still this technology was a...
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