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Bakelite Pin

TitleBakelite Pin
Object NameBakelite Pin
Manufactured ByThe Hydraulic Press MFG. Co.
Manufactured ForBakelite Corp.
Description1939 World Fair Souvenir pin from Bakelite. Clover shaped and translucent peach with small hole in the center for a stick pin. The pin has information on recto and verso imprinted in mold. Recto: Symbol for world's fair and white pin head. "New York Wors Fair. "BAKELITE" Verso: Bakelite makers mark. "Molded on H-P-M Injection Machine made by The Hydaulic Press Mfg. Co. Bakelite."
Date Manufactured1939
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2011.006
DonorGift of National Plastics Center
Broad SubjectNovelty, Promotional and Souvenir Items
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