Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rec

Made:
1920-1939 in London

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Phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) cigarette box, rectangular, with chrome steel lid. Base made of imitation walnut (brown/black) phenolic. Stepped vertical design at corners (Art Deco). 1920s-1930s. Made by Frank Godden Ltd, London, England. Base inscribed with "F.G.PHILABOX/FRANK GODDEN LTD/ 359 STRAND, LONDON/F.G.SERIES NO.15"; black print on gold ground.

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Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-151
Materials:
phenol formaldehyde and steel
type:
cigarette box
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas

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