Triangular polythene medallion, 1938.

Made:
1938 in Northwich, Wallerscote and Winnington

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Pill box made from the first pound of polyethylene by Imperial Chemical Industries Research Department, Wallerscote,
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Triangular medallion made from the first ton of polyethylene produced at ICI, Wallerscote, in December, 1938. Medallion marked `DEC.1938 WALLERSCOTE', attached to metal clip marked `FB' (Frank Bebbington)

Triangular medallion made from the first ton of polyethylene produced at ICI, Wallerscote, in December, 1938. Medallion marked `DEC.1938 WALLERSCOTE', attached to metal clip marked `FB' (Frank Bebbington)

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1995-85
type:
polyethylene
credit:
Bebbington, Frank
status:
Permanent collection

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