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Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Hornflowa
Date 1938
Description A set of 18 circular buttons, from the 1930s. These buttons are of various sizes and colours and are made of compression moulded urea formaldehyde which has been tumble polished to give a glossy appearance. They were manufactured by Hornflowa, the Hurtzburg family from Czechoslovakia formed the company in 1938, it was eventually taken over by BIP. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 9
Dimensions largest button diameter 32mm, depth 5mm
Materials plastic, UF, urea 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.
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, tumble polished



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