Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rec

Made:
1930-1939
maker:
Unknown

Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rectangular, moulded inimitation walnut (brown/ dark brown ) phenolic. Lid decorated with raised design of three parallel lines running horizontally across lid, in S-bend cut at the mid-point by a raised handle, running horizontally across the lid, and decorated with three raised horizontaly parallel lines. Resting on four round feet. Base marked: "MADE IN ENGLAND". Made c.1930.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-158
type:
cigarette box
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas

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