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Posted 6 years ago


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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.

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  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 6 years ago
    There are several non-invasive tests you can do to determine if it is bakelite.
    look here:
  2. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 6 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, 6 years ago
    Did my homework, as suggested by packrat, and learned this is plastic.
    Thanks ALL.

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