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Bakelite, Bakelite


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Title Bakelite
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Manufactured For Bakelite
Date circa 1950-1959
Description A trefoil shaped, maroon coloured ashtray with slots for cigarettes, and a central protruding trefoil with an aluminium insert bearing the Bakelite logo. This tray was made to promote Bakelite and provides a good example of ejector marks of which there are three on its base. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 4
Dimensions including protrusion height 33mm, width 105mm
Materials metal, aluminium, plastic, phenol formaldehyde, Bakelite - trade name, PF
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
Object Type ashtray
 

 

 

 

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