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Title ashtray
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Date circa 1940
Description A 1940s circular dish ashtray, with a central cigarette rest with two groves, made of compression moulded phenol formaldehyde. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 275
Dimensions height 35mm, diameter 122mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde, bakelite - generic term
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Method compression moulded




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