Ashtray made of imitation walnut phenol formald

Made:
1940-1960
maker:
Velos Limited

Ashtray made of imitation walnut phenol formaldehyde. Circular, barrel-shaped, with stainless steel lid with three cigarette rests radiating out from central piercing. Base stamped ' THE VELOS ASH BARREL "NONSMOKER" ' around base rim; stamped "N0 1350" above "PATENT No 414224/ REGD. DESIGN 784752/ VELOS/TRADE MARK/MADE IN ENGLAND". "VELOS" is a trademark in lozenge superimposed over giant "V". Made c. 1950.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-177
Materials:
phenol formaldehyde, stainless steel
type:
ashtray
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas
status:
Permanent collection

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