THE GREAT MULLARD MAGIC BLOG — NO SEX PLEASE

NO SEX PLEASE, WE ARE A DUTCH OWNED BRITISH COMPANY!

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NO SEX PLEASE, WE ARE A DUTCH OWNED BRITISH COMPANY!

Here was a puritanical streak amongst the top echelons of Mullard management you know.  As well as competitor product analysis, Mullard kept a weather eye on the advertising and technical literature of their contemporary competitors.  I have here a company memorandum dated 1953 which detailed their concerns with the following photograph which was said to demonstrate sexual overtones not ideally suited to the wholesome promotion of thermionic products: - The report does not go on to say whether or not it is the model's Mona Lisa - esqe smile or the implied message that size matters that may have caused...

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