Insulex tray box

Side view of a picnic set showing the layers stacked together. Side view of a picnic set showing the fastening clips. Top view of a picnic set showing the carrying handle. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Underside view of a picnic set showing the hollow tray. Close view of a picnic set showing the moulded inscription. Underside view of a picnic set showing the inner surface of the lid. Close view of a picnic set showing the moulded inscription.
Side view of a picnic set showing the layers stacked together. Side view of a picnic set showing the fastening clips. Top view of a picnic set showing the carrying handle. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Top view of a picnic set showing the contents. Underside view of a picnic set showing the hollow tray. Close view of a picnic set showing the moulded inscription. Underside view of a picnic set showing the inner surface of the lid. Close view of a picnic set showing the moulded inscription.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007633
Country
Date
1977

Description

A picnic set by Insulex comprising four interlocking trays and a lid. Each tray has two circular compartments with separate lids for sealing in the contents, a cutlery set and a beaker. The trays are made from injection moulded polypropylene, the flexible compartment lids from injection moulded polyethylene, and the cutlery and beakers from injection moulded polystyrene, circa. 1977. The set stacks neatly together and the individual trays clip together at the sides by means of an integrated flexible clip system.
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Manufacturer
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Inscriptions

moulded: "Patents pending. Insulex. Made in England. Registered design No. 980738 and 979558" (base of trays and inside lid)
Dimensions
Width
370mm
Height
210mm
Depth
253mm
Material Note
plastic trays
PP
polypropylene
PE compartment lids
polyethylene
polythene
PS cutlery and beakers
polystyrene
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