Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Old plastic box

In Mid-Century Modern > Show & Tell and Fine Jewelry > Jewelry Boxes > Show & Tell.
Fine Jewelry2711 of 3510Vintage Silver Ring Antique carved shell cameo brooch
5
Love it
1
Like it

vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
vintagemadvintagemad loves this.
ttomtuckerttomtucker likes this.
HunterHunter loves this.
packrat-placepackrat-place loves this.
See 4 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 3 years ago

Email

mrmajestic1
(66 items)

This is my Father's "treasure box". He once said he got it in Washington in the '40's. It's full of things he had picked up over the years. I'm sure this is plastic and not baklite but know nothing else of it's origin. I'm putting under the mid-century modern category but can't say where it belongs.

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    There are several non-invasive tests you can do to determine if it is bakelite.
    look here:
    http://www.worldint.com/science/bakelite.html
  2. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 3 years ago
    Thanks everyone for the loves and likes, and again packrat thanks for the info on bakelite, which I've copied for further use.
  3. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 3 years ago
    Did my homework, as suggested by packrat, and learned this is plastic.
    Thanks ALL.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.