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Mullard Antiques Vintage Lighting

Mullard Antiques Vintage Lighting

Here at Mullard Antiques we are always on the look out for eclectic design, and our range of vintage lighting is no exception!

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Ladies Love The Mullard Valve Tester!

Mullard Valve Tester

Ladies Love The Mullard Valve Tester! I asked Mr Mullard Antiques to write me a guest blog about Women working, in what was traditionally seen as a Man’s role, in the 1950s. I was a little bit worried, give Steve this level of freedom and who knows what he would write! Anyway, I’m pleasantly surprised! Thank you, Mullard Magic, for this lighthearted look at Women working at the Mullard Valve factory in the 1950s. Great images! According to Mullard (the manufacturer’s of thermionic valve products), ‘The Mullard High Speed Valve Tester was so simple to use anyone could use it’.  Mullard made…

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Radio Corporation Of America (RCA)

Radio Corporation Of America (RCA)

Radio Corporation Of America (RCA) Thanks to Steve of Mullard Magic for this interesting blog on the origin of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA). The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was formed in 1919 by General Electric, AT & T and United Fruit with the encouragement of the US Federal Government which wanted to maintain US leadership in long distance communications. Post war American Marconi was bought by General Electric and transferred to RCA. General Electric and Westinghouse made RCA their exclusive marketing channel for receivers and tubes in return for cross licenses to their patents. In 1941 RCA had…

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“For your convenience I am monitored to respond to the name Robby.”

Masudaya 1996 'Robby the Robot'

One of the best-loved androids of all time, ‘Robby the Robot’ is an essential part of any robot enthusiast’s collection. Who wouldn’t want a replica of a genuine science fiction icon in their home?

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