Electric bakelite hair dryer in original box with comb and mirror

Made:
1955-1960
maker:
Ormond Engineering Company Limited

Electric hair dryer made from bakelite, by Ormond Engineering Company Limited, London, England, 1955-1960. Purchase dated 24 October 1960, in original box with comb and mirror and original guarantee (see note).

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Materials:
chromium plated, cotton (fibre), electrical components, fibre (unidentified), glass, metal plated (unknown), phenol formaldehyde (bakelite), plastic (unidentified), steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (open): 270 mm x 270 mm x 290 mm, 1.845kg
overall (closed): 115 mm x 270 mm x 200 mm, 1.845kg
Identifier:
1987-1037
type:
mirror
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
credit:
Martin Saunders
status:
Permanent collection

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