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Sunday, May 19, 2013

May 13–May 19, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of May 13, 2013.  Included were a barrel clock, two very different storage cases, a desk tidy calendar, a bread box, and two lamps.

Monday, May 13: Seth Thomas barrel clock, approximately 3-1/2” long.

Seth Thomas barrel clock

Tuesday, May 14:  Desk case with drawers numbered 1 to 16.  Measures 16cm by 16cm and is 8cm deep.

Desk case with drawers numbered 1 to 16 Desk case with drawers numbered 1 to 16
Desk case with drawers numbered 1 to 16 Desk case with drawers numbered 1 to 16

Wednesday, May 15: Yellow bread box measures approximately 15-1/2” long by 9-1/2” deep and is 7” in height.  No maker marks.

Yellow sliding top bread box

Yellow sliding top bread box

Thursday, May 16:  Molded stretched plastic floor lamp.  Measures 15” long by 15” deep by 33-1/25” tall.  Bottom diameter 15”, top diameter 10”.

Molded stretched plastic floor lamp

Molded stretched plastic floor lamp

Friday, May 17: Orange, white and smoked transparent perpetual calendar.  Button at top to advance flip date.  Pocket behind calendar for desk storage. Measures 12cm wide by 9cm deep by 7.3cm height.

Orange, white and smoked transparent perpetual calendar

Orange, white and smoked transparent perpetual calendar

Saturday, May 18: Bright red ABS molded plastic panel designed by Giorgio De Ferrari for Elco I. The back has 6 holes for easy attachment to the wall or where ever you like to hang it. A great piece to your space age collection. Measures 67” tall by 27” long by 6” deep.

red ABS molded plastic panel designed by Giorgio De Ferrari for Elco I     red ABS molded plastic panel designed by Giorgio De Ferrari for Elco I

Sunday, May 19:  Plastic biomorphic lamp. On/Off switch on cord. Label on light bulb socket marked “made in Italy”. Measures 16” by 12” by 17” height.

Plastic biomorphic lamp

Plastic biomorphic lamp

Plastic biomorphic lamp


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