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Goblin, Goblin Teasmade

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Title Goblin Teasmade
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Brenner-Thornton, W.H.
Manufacturer Goblin
Date 1975
Description This Goblin Teasmade from the 1970s, has an alarm clock, a kettle, and a ceramic teapot. The base of the unit is made of urea formaldehyde base, the light surround is polypropylene, and the handle of the kettle is phenol formaldehyde. The concept of the tea waker was patented in 1934 and put into production by B.V.C. which later became Goblin Ltd. Production stopped during the 2nd World War but the design came back into vogue in the 1960s.
Accession Number AIBDC : 0_2417
Dimensions height 210mm, width 330mm, depth 250mm
Materials plastic, UF, urea formaldehyde, PF, phenol formaldehyde, bakelite - generic term, PP, polypropylene, metal, ceramic
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.
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Method injection moulded and compression moulded
Object Type alarm clock



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