Poppit manufacturing

Description

An elvelope containing 11 small black and white photographs relating to the manufacturing of Poppit beads by the Chelton company in the 1950s. Measurement given is for one photograph. Poppit beads, made from injection moulded polyethylene, were popular in the 1950s. Each bead has a protruding stem with a ball finial on one side, and a corresponding socket in the opposite side. When pushed together, the beads form a continuous 'string' without the aid of a thread.
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Object number

PHSL : X33

Date

1953 - 1959 (circa)

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Dimensions
Width
88mm
Height
64mm