Posted 3 years ago
Flea market find for my usual 1 EUR. This pretty vintage plastic bangle is 1,5 cm high and 8 cm wide. It is carved.
It has some age to it as you can see.
At first I thougt the material used was bakelite, but Simichrome test was negative. It is too heavy to be celluloid. Galalith maybe?
I would like to know your opinion.
P.S. identified as probably 1950's to 1970's - phenolic plastic - thank you valentino97!
P.P.S. Tried the smell test once again, compared to a pieces that I have where I am sure of bakelite.. yes, the smell is similar. It shows I have to learn to do the smell tests :)