Rectangular cigarette box of walnut bakelite, hing

Made:
1930-1939 in Liversedge
maker:
Birkby's Limited

Rectangular cigarette box of walnut bakelite, hinged lid decorated with moulded horseman spearing a lion in the Assyrian style, made by Birkby's Ltd., England, under trade name "Elo Ware", 1930-1939.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1979-624/36
Materials:
complete, nickel plated, phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 58 mm x 168 mm x 85 mm, Wt. 0.2336kg
type:
cigarette box
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Jesse, J