Bakelite ashtray

Description

A trefoil shaped, maroon coloured ashtray with slots for cigarettes, and a central protruding trefoil with an aluminium insert bearing the Bakelite logo. This tray was made to promote Bakelite, circa 1950s, and provides a good example of ejector marks of which there are three on its base. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Inscriptions

"B (with an infinity sign in a trefoil)" (on metal insert)

Object number

PHSL : 4

Date

1950 - 1959 (circa)
Dimensions
Width
105mm

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