Cream Thermos jug

Side view of a jug showing the handle and adhesive label. Side view of a jug showing the handle and adhesive label. Rear view of a jug showing the adhesive label. Front view of a jug showing the bulbous shape. Side view of a jug showing the cork stopper. Top view of a jug showing the acrylic and cork stopper. Top view of a jug showing the acrylic and cork stopper. Underside view of a jug showing the base. Close view of a jug showing the moulded inscription.
Side view of a jug showing the handle and adhesive label. Side view of a jug showing the handle and adhesive label. Rear view of a jug showing the adhesive label. Front view of a jug showing the bulbous shape. Side view of a jug showing the cork stopper. Top view of a jug showing the acrylic and cork stopper. Top view of a jug showing the acrylic and cork stopper. Underside view of a jug showing the base. Close view of a jug showing the moulded inscription.

Description

A cream coloured vacuum jug made by Thermos, circa 1950s, with a compression moulded Roanoid (urea formaldehyde) outer body and handle and stopper made from clear, colourless acrylic. The body is made in two halves which screw together to allow access to the glass liner.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "THERMOS (1925) LIMITED. LONDON. MADE IN ENGLAND OF ROANOID" (base)
printed: "THERMOS BRAND. VACUUM VESSEL" (adhesive label on side of body)

Object number

PHSL : X17

Date

1950 - 1959 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
170mm
Height
200mm
Diameter
130mm

Colour

body
handle and stopper