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Title lantern
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 1939
Description A 1930s or 1940s portable lantern powered by acetylene and apparently for military use. It is made of compression moulded rag filled phenol formaldehyde and has metal attachments and glass windows. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection. (see also PHSL 183 and 182)
Accession Number PHSL : 218
Dimensions height 225mm, width 100mm, depth 110mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde (rag filled), bakelite - generic term
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Method compression moulded




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