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Cromwells Ltd, cigarette container

Core Record

Title cigarette container
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Cromwells Ltd
Date circa 1935-1950
Description A casket with a hinged rectangular lid, four integral feet and intricate moulded decoration. It is most likely that this compression moulded phenol formaldehyde box was designed for storing cigarettes in the 1930s or 1940s. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 147
Dimensions height 90mm, width 90mm, length 155mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde, 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.
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Method compression moulded



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