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Title ashtray
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Birkby's
Date circa 1935
Description A 1930s octagonal ashtray made of compression moulded asbestos filled phenol formaldehyde, with a central cork-topped protrusion for knocking a pipe on. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 261
Dimensions height 50mm, diameter 170mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde (asbestos filled), bakelite - generic term, cork
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



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