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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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Ever hot The 1950s Thermal Teapot. Snippet Of The Day Number 4

Ever hot The 1950s Thermal Teapot.

Not many people will probably have heard of the Staffordshire based George Clews & Co Pottery, unless you are a collector of teapots or their studio art pottery Chameleon Ware. But they had some very innovative designs. Read to find out more!

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All I Want For Christmas Is Memories!

Mullard Antiques

All I Want For Christmas Is Memories! Hi everyone, Today, is the first of December, and I wanted to celebrate the start of advent with you by sharing a post entitled All I Want For Christmas Is Memories. Intrigued? Then please continue reading! What does Christmas mean to you? I don’t think it really matters where you are in the World, or what faith, as many people now celebrate Christmas by exchanging gifts with loved ones. It is a time when families get together, put disagreements aside (hopefully!), for one day and focus on one another and spread some ‘Good…

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Latest Royal Mail Posting Dates for Christmas 2017

Latest Royal Mail Posting Dates for Christmas 2017

Latest Royal Mail Posting Dates for Christmas 2017! Hi everyone! I hope you are all keeping well? I can’t believe how this year has flown by! Halloween and Bonfire Night have been and gone so here in the UK the next big holiday is Christmas! I know this isn’t quite the case everywhere in the World but my apologies for not listing all your special celebrations and holidays here, but I hope you all enjoy them anyway! Since some of you are usually very well (or is it ill?) prepared for the vagaries of the postal system around the festive…

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Do you believe in ghosts? An April fool or is it?

Do you believe in ghosts? An April fool or is it?

‘ Do you believe in ghosts?’ An April fool or is it? Since it is April 1st and, therefore, April Fool’s day, I thought I would regale you with my tale which poses the question Do you believe in ghosts? An April Fool or is it? As a scientist, I considered myself a disbeliever for many years. Evidence can be tampered with, and there is usually an explanation for sightings of apparitions. That was until I visited ‘War Wheels’ at High Ercall, Shropshire (UK), in the 1990s, with my ‘other half’. This was at an event held by the North…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas

Hi Everyone! Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year to you all! I can’t believe that a year has almost been and gone. Doesn’t time fly? Here at Mullard Antiques & Collectibles we are in the process of restocking our website with more vintage items ready for the New Year. We hope you will continue to visit us and read our blogs in 2017. Look out for our new coupon scheme which will, periodically, give you extra discounts. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers and blog readers for their business and support this year.…

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Collecticats- A love of Cats and Antiques

Collecticats- A love of Cats and Antiques

Eiffion from Collectibulldogs asked if I would write a guest blog for him, and considering his passion for Man’s best friend ‘the Dog’, in particular, Bulldogs, I thought I just had to write about the Dogs’ nemesis, namely Cats! In homage to ‘Collectibulldogs,’ I have called this blog Collecticats- A love of Cats and Antiques

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A Love Story, Puttees, and me

WWII British Army Veteran

Ralph and Mary met at the Department Store ‘Binns’ in Newcastle. She worked in ladies wear and he was working in the basement setting up televisions and radios, and repairing them.

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Art Deco Catalin and Bakelite: – What is it?

Catalin and Bakelite

Catalin and Bakelite, amongst other early plastics, are now highly collectible. Prized for their colour, tactility, appearance and use in every day life. But what are Bakelite and Catalin? How can you tell them apart?

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Fiat Lingotto Roof Top Car Test Track

Fiat Lingotto

Fiat, Lingotto was built in 1923. The 500m-long, five-storey building was equipped with a rooftop test track, as seen on Top Gear. You may also recognise it from the 1969 film, ‘The Italian Job’.

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