Circular powder box of pearlised cellulose nitrate

1910-1940 in England

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Circular powder box of pearlised cellulose nitrate,knob on lid and three circular feet made of transparent amber cellulose nitrate(Xylonite) which also edges the lid and appears in two stripes around body, made by Halex in England, 1920s


Plastics and Modern Materials
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powder box
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