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British Industrial Plastics Ltd., Gaydon


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Title Gaydon
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Designer Woodfull, A.H.
Manufacturer British Industrial Plastics Ltd.
Date circa 1960-1965
Description A lime green oval shaped saucer from the early 1960s, part of the Gaydon range introduced by BIP as a result of the success of Melaware. This kind of tableware was popular during the 1950s and 1960s for its bright colours and 'unbreakable' quality. It later lost favour due to the fact it stained easily and so is now mainly used for picnics. Gaydon two colour cups were made in a split mould the two-colour effect was produced in two stages and the items required individual hand finishing. Designed by A.H. 'Woody' Woodfull.
Accession Number AIBDC : 002688
Dimensions length 148mm, width 130mm
Materials plastic, MF, melamine formaldehyde
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method compression moulded in two stages
Object Type saucer
 

 

 

 

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