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Stationery Box

TitleStationery Box
Object NameStationery Box
Manufactured ByG. E. Co., Plastics Division
Manufactured ForAmerican Stationary Company
DescriptionRectangular Art Deco style container of white and maroon marbleized phenolic plastic with detachable lid. The container's base and lid have molded concave ribbing. The fitted lid has a molded decoration at the center of a winged horse in relief. The American Stationery Company offered the faux marble box for $.75 with the purchase of their "Big 450" stationery package. It was molded of phenolic resin and first offered in 1937.
Dimensions3 1/2 x 8 x 7 in. (8.9 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm
Date Manufacturedc. 1939
MaterialPhenol Formaldehyde (PF)
Manufacturing ProcessCompression Molded by Wayne I. Pribble
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2003.1015
DonorGift of National Plastics Center. Originally gift of Wayne Pribble
Broad SubjectOffice and Workplace
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