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Birkby


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Title plate
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Manufacturer Birkby's Ltd
Date circa 1935
Description A small brown-flecked Elo Ware plate from the 1930s. It was manufactured by Birkby's Ltd who was the first British firm to manufacture moulded articles. It was a founder member of the British Plastics Moulding Trade Association, founded in 1932.This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 273.1
Dimensions height 15mm, diameter 150mm
Materials plastic, phenol formaldehyde, PF, bakelite - generic term
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
 

 

 

 

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