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British Industrial Plastics Ltd., Gaydon


Core Record

Title Gaydon
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Woodfull, A.H.
Manufacturer British Industrial Plastics Ltd.
Date circa 1960-1965
Description This mustard yellow, oval, melamine plate from the early 1960s, is part of the Gaydon range introduced by BIP as a result of the success of Melaware. This kind of tableware was popular during the 50s and 60s 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.
Accession Number AIBDC : 002683
Dimensions length 185mm, width 165mm
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.
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Method compression moulded
Object Type plate



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