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Posted 5 months ago

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Antiquehun…
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Hello I have this bangle that I have seen before I think when looking at Bakelite bangle have checked it but it looks like it could be.
Any help on it would be great
Thank you

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  1. Vmode, 4 months ago
    Hi again, this one looks like a nice piece of glossy lucite, circa '60s. Bakelite typically will not be white unless it's been refinished (sanded back) :)
  2. Antiquehunter1 Antiquehunter1, 4 months ago
    Thank you again vmode great info and it's a relief to find out from someone when they are 100 per cent sure, it will help me to I'd my bangles
  3. scottydog scottydog, 4 months ago
    I agree you will not get white unless it has been refinished. I just paid $60 for a similar piece only to get it home and find out it was lucite. The dealer sold it as Bakelite. Always keep simichrome on you.
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 3 months ago
    Yes - keep simichrome w/you! As for this bangle - it's really great 60's as vmode told you. Getting hard to find these treasures too altho there are similar new ones. The 1960's examples are a little heavier and definitely better made than the new stuff.

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