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Borough Polytechnic, C.A.V.Jigs Moulds & Tools Co Ltd

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Title C.A.V.Jigs Moulds & Tools Co Ltd
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Borough Polytechnic
Date circa 1938
Description A 1930s square cigarette box with a separate lid designed as a promotional item for C.A.V.Jigs Moulds & Tools Co Ltd, from a pair of whose moulds it was manufactured. The lid is black and decorated with fine lines and lettered 'cigarettes'. The box is black mottled with orange. The moulds were in use on a stand at the Wembley Exhibition, 1924. This example was made as part of a teaching programme at Borough Polytechnic in about 1938. There is a spare base from the same mould also on loan, PHSL 266.2. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 266.1
Dimensions height 40mm, width 85mm, length 85mm
Materials plastic, phenol formaldehyde, PF, 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
Object Type cigarette container



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