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Valve Ephemera: Tungsram Valve Boxes

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1950's Valve box (Large)
Complex design using three colours and a wrap-around, multi-coloured wave.  The larger box had room for a valve-type  "T" logo which was quite innovative for its time.  This particular example has an over-stamped Dunce's cap logo saying "Please".  Appears to be some safety campaign.  Does anyone know?
1950's Valve box (medium)
The medium sized box has a pretty similar design, except there is no room for the "T"-valve logo.  But why did they italicise the "valve" word?

Registration, especially of the reversed out text appears to be good on all samples.
1960's Valve box (Small)
Keeping with the old design but adding a Name and Address side for suppliers to fill in. 

Valve Ephemera: Tungsram Valve Catalogues

February 1939 catalogue using simple two colour (red and black) design.  Strong use of the "T" theme.  Mention of London means this catalogue was specific to the UK.  The dome shaped valve was common between 1933 and 1939.
This particular catalogue has a dealer stamp on the back: Robshaw Bros, (Wholesale Radio Distributors), Canford Chambers, St. Peters Road, Bournmouth.

Tungsram
82/84 Theobalds Road
London WC 1

Stated as List Number 966.

January 1949 booklet makes reference to the purchase tax rate set by the Central Price Regulation Committee operative as from June 16th, 1948.  Lovely warm red (glow) colour still using the dome-top valve.  Ribbons with the marketing strap "The Vital Link in Your Set".

Siemens Electric Lamps and Supplies Ltd
38 & 39 Upper Thames Street
London EC4
Telephone: Central 2332 (20 lines)
Telegram: SIEMOTOR, CENT, LONDON

Also stated as List Number 966.

November 1951 booklet has a weird way of depicting the pin layout; circuit schematic with lines to the base pins.  Lovely blue and yellow (with black) colour scheme now uses images of far more up to date valve shapes.

Siemens Electric Lamps and Supplies Ltd
38 & 39 Upper Thames Street
London EC4
Telephone: Central 2332 (20 lines)
Telegram: SIEMOTOR, CENT, LONDON

Also stated as List Number 966.

May 1952 price list only is obviously much cheaper, being one colour throughout 8pp booklet.  Also states on back "Battery Users ask for FULL O' POWER & SIEMAX the incomparable radio batteries".

A new marketing strap "For World Wide Reception".

 

Makes reference to a number of valves that are maintaining the old list prices until stocks remain:DDT2, DDT2A, DDT2B, HL2, HR2, HR2S,HR210, LD210, LL2, LL2S, P215, PP225, PP225S, SE211c [sic], SP220, and SP210.

States "Write for Tungsram Booklet 966 giving technical data", although it doesn't give an address!