A collection of bakelite and plastic retro items
A collection of bakelite and plastic retro items. Comprising of an Art Deco bird ashtray in the style of YZ, circa 1930's, constructed with a phonelic head and nut body perching on a trapezoidal shaped phonelic tray. A vintage Art Deco bakelite perpetual desk calendar. Circa 1930's. Of scrolled form, the bakelite of a dark marbled brown tone with a circular mark of Gadaware beneath. A vintage Californian Poppy dark brown bakelite miniature grand piano container. Circa 1930's. With a hinged lid impressed 'Californian Poppy' to the underside, the piano supported on three tapering legs with a registration number 824784 beneath. This bakelite piano would have once contained a small Californian Poppy perfume scent bottle. A German Okapi knife in the form of a brown bakelite revolver gun. A British marbled green bakelite battery operated magnified lamp. A Kub-bac container with stained red wooden board game pieces together with a babies phenolic strung set of play rings by Happydays. (7 items) Ashtray: 3.9 in (9.8 cm) length, 2.9 in (7.3 cm) width, 2.4 in (6.2 cm) height. Perpetual calendar: 1.4 in (3.6 cm) height, 4.9 in (12.5 cm) width, 2.4 in (6.2 cm) depth. Grand piano: 1.5 in (3.8 cm) height, 3 in (7.5 cm) width, 3 in (7.6 cm) depth. Knife (blade extended): 8.7 in (22 cm) length. Lamp: 2.1 in (5.4 cm) length.
Auction Date: September 2014