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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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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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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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