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vesta case

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Title vesta case
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 1839-1901
Description A rectangular vesta case, for storing matches, with striking ridges on one edge. It is made of compression moulded vulcanite and has moulded decoration including a portrait of Queen Victoria. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 223
Dimensions length 50mm, width 38mm, depth 12mm
Materials plastic, vulcanite
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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