Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) inkwell, in two sc

Made:
1920-1930
maker:
Velos Limited

Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) inkwell, in two screw fitting parts, in imitation walnut (brown/black). Cylindrical form, with raised, ridged vertical decoration on side. Lid has four pen rests and thinly ridged edging. Made in England with trade mark VELOS, c.1930. Moulded inscription on base: "MADE IN ENGLAND", TRADE VELOS MARK", "REGD.DESIGN/ No 775599", "No 1219" , "IMPROVED NONSPILL". "VELOS" enclosed in diamond, superimposed over large "V".

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-141
type:
phenolic (bakelite) inkwell
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas
status:
Permanent collection

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