Vinolia 'Baby Powder' bear

Made:
1950
maker:
Cascelloid Limited

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Selection of plastic bottles including:- Two PVC bottles, one opaque "1001 foam carpet shampoo", the other transparent
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Vinolia 'Baby Powder' bear, blow moulded in polythene, 2nd British blow bottle, by Cascelloid Limited (BXL Cascelloid Division), Leicester, England, 1950

Vinolia "Baby Powder" Bear, blow moulded in polythene, 2nd British blow bottle, 1950, Cascelloid. Talcum powder container made by BXL Cascelloid Division of blow moulded Cascelloid (polythene). This was the second blow-moulded bottle to be produced in Britain. After WW2 various ways of shaping plastics were quickly explored and exploited. New opportunities for brand marketing through packaging arose with the technology to blow mould polythene bottles.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1985-1569
type:
powder
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • fine-grain material
credit:
BP Amoco; BXL Cascelloid Division

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