Bakelite coffin, 1938.

Made:
1938 in England
maker:
Ultralite Casket Company Limited
Coffin made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, made in 1938, believed to be largest phenolic moulding,

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Coffin made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, made in 1938, believed to be largest phenolic moulding,
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Coffin with broken incomplete lid, made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, designed by James Doleman and made by the Ultralite Casket Co Ltd., England in 1938. Believed to be largest phenolic moulding, made in UK.

Coffin made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, made in 1938, believed to be largest phenolic moulding, made in UK. Lid broken.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1985-180
type:
phenolic
credit:
Bakelite UK