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British Industrial Plastics Ltd., Melmex Melaware


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Title Melmex Melaware
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Manufacturer British Industrial Plastics Ltd.
Date circa 1960-1969
Description A light blue and white melamine shallow serving dish with a central divide dating from the 1960s. Melaware was popular during the 1950s and 1960s for its bright colours and 'unbreakable' quality. It later lost favour due to the fact it stained easily and so is now mainly used for picnics. Melmex Melaware was manufactured by British Industrial Plastics Ltd.
Accession Number AIBDC : 003444
Dimensions length 285mm, width 197mm, depth 53mm
Materials plastic, MF, melamine formaldehyde
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.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method compression moulded
Object Type serving dish
 

 

 

 

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