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Model bottle in Catalin, used as an aid to bottle design, 1950-1965.

 
Model bottle in Catalin, used as an aid to bottle design, 1950-1965.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

In 1929, the Catalin Corporation developed a new translucent pigmentation proces. When this was combined with phenolic resin a durable, translucent, plastic casting resin called Catalin (pheno formaldehyde) was produced in vibrant colours such as emerald, orange and red.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10221263

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