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Stationery Box

TitleStationery Box
Object NameStationery Box
Manufactured ByAmerican Stationery Co.
DescriptionArt Deco style black, molded box with Pegasus on cover. This gift box was offered by the American Stationery Co. (Peru, Indiana) for $1.00 with the purchase of their "Big 450" stationery package. A smaller model was available for 75 cents. The box was designed and molded of phenolic resin by the short-lived plastics division of the Gorham Silver Company the ended operation in 1940. See: Modern Plastics, vol. 15 (Oct. 1937), p. 156.
Date Manufactured1937
MaterialPhenol Formaldehyde (PF)
Manufacturing ProcessCompression Molded
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2009_079.016
DonorGift of Lawrence J. Broutman
Broad SubjectOffice and Workplace
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