Crumb tray

An imitation tortoiseshell crumb tray made from thermo formed cellulose nitrate from the 1930s. It is thought this crumb tray was manufactured by British Xylonite. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designer

Manufacturer

Country
UK
Date
1930 (circa)
Dimensions
length 135 mm, width 230 mm
Materials
plastic , celluloid - generic term, CN , cellulose nitrate
Colours
Object Number
PHSL : 317
Inscription
impressed: "made in england"
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