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Lesney Matchbox Toys: Did you keep yours?

Vintage Moko Lesney Matchbox 7a Horse drawn milk float

The Lesney Matchbox toys were a great success; children loved their small size and could buy them with their pocket money. By 1960, Lesney was producing 50 million Matchbox vehicles per year!

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Love Blue And White Pottery?

Blue and white pottery

Love Blue And White Pottery? Following on from our blog Our Love Of Blue and White Pottery, I thought that I would share with you a few images of the current selection of blue and white pottery we have available in our online shop. What isn’t there to like? Vintage Wedgwood China Landscape Blue Rose Bread & Butter Plate Vintage Mason’s Manchu Blue Ironstone Sandwich Plate Vintage Mason’s Manchu Blue Ironstone Ginger Jar Vintage Mason’s Manchu Blue Ironstone Ginger Jar 1950s Wedgwood Blue Jasperware Small Flared Vase 1930s Wood & Sons Aquila Blue and White H H & G Small Oval Platter…

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Where was your Vintage Pyrex made?

Vintage Boxed English Pyrex Corning Rolling Pin

We have recently been discussing our love for vintage Pyrex ™ on the Vintage and Antiques community. Besides our appreciation for this versatile and iconic glassware, I was actually more intrigued by it’s manufacturing history.  Just exactly where was your pre-1998 vintage Pyrex made?

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Love Vintage Technology, Gizmos and Gadgets?

Love Vintage Technology, Gizmos and Gadgets?

Love Vintage Technology, Gizmos and Gadgets? We do here at Mullard Antiques and Collectibles! Have a look at the vintage technology currently in stock.

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How to Make Classic Home Interior Design Pieces Last

How to Make Classic Home Interior Design Pieces Last

Have you ever been interested in that vintage piece of wood, leather or glass but decided against buying, as you were not sure how to preserve or clean it? Worry no more with these handy care tips kindly provided by this week’s guest blogger, Hannah Hutchinson, an interior designer based in London. 

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Pastille Burners: The Original Room Deodoriser!

Pastille Burners: The Original Room Deodoriser!

The use of Pastille Burners actually dates back to the time of Elizabeth I, where they were used in wealthy households to help deodorise the very foul smelling air. I am particularly fond of the small whimsical pastille burners produced by Coalport in the 1950s and have a small collection.

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Real or Fake: The US Government Takes on Fraudulent Sellers

An interesting blog from Roma Arellano on the case of the fraudulent sellers of Native American Jewelry/ Jewellery.

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I’ve got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side

I've got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side

I’ve got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side, good old Marvin and, doesn’t the symbol for an indirectly heated thermionic diode look similar to Marvin 1.0’s face? Who can forget those fateful words by the laconic and lugubrious Marvin, the Paranoid Android from The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy.

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A New Era in Vintage & Antique Shopping

A New Era in Vintage & Antique Shopping

A New Era in Vintage & Antique Shopping: Young or old, we are dealing with the new age of retail.  Young vintage dealers and shoppers are grappling with the distance with the time period between them and when these items existed, a mindset that they never knew and a plethora of bad, parroted, research info.

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Brexit, A Brief History Of The UK’s Wordly Connections

Brexit, A Brief History Of The UK's Wordly Connections

Brexit, A Brief History Of The UK’s Wordly Connections: Amy and Dawid of Stolen Attic have used Brexit to regale us with an informative post on how immigration has shaped our love of Vintage and Antiques.

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