Blue box

Description

A blue coloured rectangular, lidded trinket or dressing table box, thermoformed and fabricated from layers of cellulose nitrate sheet. The pearlised decorative effect of the box is created by pressing together random pieces of the CN sheet. Manufactured by Halex and made in England, it is dated to circa 1930s. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

stamped: "Halex. Made in England" (base)

Object number

PHSL : 422

Date

1930 - 1939 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
62mm
Length
130mm

Colour