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Valve Ephemera: Mullard Catalogues

The 1951/52 edition of the Mullard catalogue is rich and market-driven.  3-D logo on a background of graduated green night sky with bright stars.  Company logo "The Master Valve" is supplemented by "Adds TONE to a Radio".  Although you wouldn't guess it from the front this catalogue does list eight television tubes as well as xenon photographic flashes and photocells. Mullard Ltd.
Century House
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2

Ref: MV 3277
Printed by Cockayne & Co. London SE1.  Supersedes MV 2045.

Only a year later for the 1952/53 edition and a whole new design change.  More modern halftone images of valves (and at last a CRT) with a jazzy cross-line theme.  Yellow and green hardly being their corporate colours. Ref: MV 3481
Printed by Cockayne & Co. London SE1.

Makes reference to MW36-22 for the new rectangular picture tubes and MW36-24 for germanium crystals.

By the time we get to 1956 the catalogue becomes a data book with a much more utility feel about it.  Wide format (top hinged) for multi-entry data charts.  Basic Logo on graduated background; cheap to design!
Lists three transistors and three diodes.
Mullard Ltd.
Mullard House,
Torrington Place
London, WC1

Ref: MV8349/C21. Printed by Cockayne & Co. Ltd. States that you should not throw your 1954 edition (MV 8012) away (no 1955 issue?).

OK, so at least they bothered to change the colour so that we didn't all get mixed up.
Lists ten transistors and five diodes.
Ref: 8941/C91/6. Printed by Cockayne & Co. Ltd. States that you should not throw your 1957 edition (8661/CZ/86) away.