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Philips Lamps

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January 1929.
October 1929.
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March 1938. MotoRadio.
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November 1990. Philips Lighting.

of 60 Wilson St, London EC2

of 145 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2.

1925 N. V. Philips of the Netherlands registered Philips Lamps Ltd as its UK subsidiary, to manufacture electrical lamps; this company also held its shares in Mullard[1].

1927 N.V. Philips purchased the remaining shares in Mullard[2].

Late 1920s: started marketing valves imported from N. V. Philips

Marketed radio sets and other electronic equipment.

1947 Reorganisation by N. V. Philips of its subsidiaries; Philips Lamps Ltd and Mullard became wholly-owned subsidiaries of a new company Philips Electrical Ltd.

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