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Sunday, January 20, 2013

January 14–20, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of January 14, 2013.  There was a slicer, a cocktail pick holder, two ashtrays, a money box, and two clocks.

Monday, January 14, 2013: Slicer by Bjarne Bo, Denmark.

Bjarne Bo purple slicer

Bjarne Bo purple slicer

Tuesday, January 15, 2013: Mushroom shaped cocktail pick holder.  Made in Western Germany of red plastic.  Size 8” diameter and 5” height.

Mushroom cocktail pick holder

Mushroom cocktail pick holder 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013: Kartell 4642 ashtray by Anna Castelli Ferrieri in gray, 22cm by 22cm.

Anna Castelli Ferrieri 4642 ashtray

Anna Castelli Ferrieri 4642 ashtray box

Thursday, January 17, 2013:  Cini & Nils posacenere nautico di sicurezza 131 (secure ashtray for boating). Design OPI Milano, 1971.  I don't have a yacht, but that wouldn't stop me from getting this ashtray.

Cini & Nils posacenere nautico di sicurezza 131 (secure ashtray for boating)

Cini & Nils posacenere nautico di sicurezza 131 (secure ashtray for boating)

Cini & Nils posacenere nautico di sicurezza 131 (secure ashtray for boating)

Thursday, January 17, 2013:  space age coin box in orange plastic, made for Deutsche Bank.  11cm in height.

orange plastic money box

orange plastic money box, open

Friday, January 18, 2013: Pack of 100 $1 bills in acrylic, sculpture or paperweight.  Bills are series 1969B.

acrylic $1 bill pack paperweight

acrylic $1 bill pack paperweight

Saturday, January 19, 2013: Yellow and white plastic Waltham table clock.  Movement by Tochigi Tokei, Japan.  The clock face is 4-1/2” in diameter, at its widest, the clock is 5-1/4” in diameter.  It has no flat surface to rest on!  Battery operated (size AA).

yellow and white Waltham table clock

yellow and white Waltham table clock, opened showing movement

Sunday, January 20, 2013: Red plastic Bulova cube alarm clock, marked Japan No. 5058.

red Bulova alarm clock marked Japan No. 5058

red Bulova alarm clock marked Japan No. 5058

red Bulova alarm clock marked Japan No. 5058


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Anonymous said...

Hello,
i'm Paolo from Italy, i have a lot of design plastic objects from 70's of several brands (kartell, clini & nils, etc.) in perfect condition and whit its original packaging. I'd like sell these object. If you are interested tu buy contact me to paolocarrara@hotmail.com. Thank you very much.

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