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Title lantern
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Date circa 1939
Description A 1930s or 1940s rectangular tank with screw top and rubber seal which holds calcium carbide for use with a German acetylene military lantern. It is made of compression moulded phenol formaldehyde filled with a cloth like substance and relates to the lanterns PHSL 182 and 218. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 183
Dimensions height 118mm, width 80mm, depth 100mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde, bakelite - generic term
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method compression moulded

 

 

 

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