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TitleCigarette Dispenser
Object NameCigarette Dispenser
Manufactured ByRolinx, England
DescriptionCigarette dispenser, THE ROLINX. made in the 1950's. Dispenser produces cigarettes from within when the roll top is pushed back. Designed by Maurice H Robin (1912-1982), of England’s post World War II pioneers of the injection molding industry. Robin invented an extruded plastic shutter made of links which works like the top of a roll top desk, from which his company Rolinx took it's name. The company still exists near Manchester, England.
Date Manufacturedc. 1950s
MaterialCellulose Acetate
Manufacturing ProcessInjection Molded
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2009_079.085
DonorGift of Lawrence J. Broutman
Broad SubjectTobacco Related
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