G.P.O. Post Office Tower souvenir

Front view of a panel showing the etched picture. Front view of a panel showing the etched picture. Side view of a panel showing the cardboard stand. Rear view of a panel showing the label.
Front view of a panel showing the etched picture. Front view of a panel showing the etched picture. Side view of a panel showing the cardboard stand. Rear view of a panel showing the label.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006190
Country
Date
1965 - 1979

Description

A decorative panel produced on Formica glass epoxy copper clad laminate with the image of the G.P. Post Office Tower London. The legend reads 'G.P.O. Post Office Tower London is the focal point of communication channels from all quarters of Great Britain and from overseas. Opened in 1965, the tower is 620ft high and can handle 100,000 simultaneous telephone conversations and 40 television channels.' A cardboard stand is attached to the back.
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Inscriptions

printed adhesive label: "The Post Office Tower reproduced by kind permission o fhte G.P.O. and processed by Hawker Siddeley Dynamics Ltd. (Lostock). Menu porcessed by Electroprints Ltd. (Northampton). Formica Limited hope you will take both the etching and the menu as a memento of this luncheon." (rear)
etched: "Produced on FORMICA glass epoxy copper clad laminate. G.P.O. Post Office Tower London is the focal point of communication channels from all quarters of Great Britain and from overseas. Opened in 1965, the tower is 620ft high and can handle 100,000 simultaneous telephone conversations and 40 television channels." (front)
Dimensions
Width
100mm
Height
163mm
Depth
1mm
Method
Colour