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Note: This is a sub-section of BTH

Brand of electric filament lamps for cars and other uses, and electronic valves, made by BTH Rugby.

1911 BTH acquired licences for all of General Electric's drawn-wire light bulbs, which they produced under the Mazdatrademark[1].

1911 Electrical Exhibition. Mazda lamps from 6 to 600 watts and other equipment[2].

WWI Using its experience in making filament lamps, BTH became a manufacturer of radio valves.

1928 BTH ceased valve making except for special purpose valves that it required for its production of non-domestic electronic equipment[3]

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Lighting Products, including Mazda Mercra; Projector Lamps; Mazda Gas-filled and Mazda Vacuum Lamps; Light Tubes for Architectural Lighting; B. T. H. Lighting Equipment for Street, Industrial and Floodlighting; Maxdalux Floodlight Projectors; etc. (Stand No. Cb.607 and Cb.504) [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 25th August 1911 p197
  2. The Engineer of 13th October 1911 p388
  3. Competition Commission report
  4. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert inside front cover; and p340