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Sunday, May 12, 2013

May 6–May 12, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of May 6, 2013.  Included were a picnic set, two television models, two wine racks, a desk caddy, and a clock.

Monday, May 6: Multi-purpose service for 4 orange plastic picnic set.  Complete with 4 of each: plates, salad plates, bowls, cups, spoons, forks, knives, also includes salt and pepper shakers. The carrying case also doubles as three serving pieces.

Tuesday, May 7: Bright polished red-orange Zenith AC/DC portable television set.  Measures 9-3/4” tall by 14-1/2” wide.  The screen is 9” diagonally.

Zenith AC/DC portable television set

Zenith AC/DC portable television set

Wednesday, May 8: Three piece orange plastic wine rack set made in Italy.  Original manufacturers label: “ITALY dem plastik GARANZIA”.  Each piece measures approximately 5” tall,  11-3/4” deep, and 23-1/4” long.  Measures 14-1/2” tall when stacked.

Three piece orange plastic wine rack set

Three piece orange plastic wine rack set

Three piece orange plastic wine rack set

Thursday, May 9: White Philco TV sitting on a tulip swivel base.

White Philco TV

white Philco TV

Friday, May 10: Red plastic pen holder by Tecnostyl.  On a removable, rotating base.  Measures 8cm height and 18cm in diameter.

Red plastic pen holder by Tecnostyl

Red plastic pen holder by Tecnostyl

Red plastic pen holder by Tecnostyl

Saturday, May 11: Plastic wine rack.  Has a sticker that reads “MADE IN SWITZERLAND”.  Measures approxiamtely10-1/2” by 8” by 11-1/2”.

Plastic wine rack, made in Switzerland

Plastic wine rack, made in Switzerland

Sunday, May 12: Vintage Howard Miller battery powered alarm clock.  Terrific contrasting yellow, blue, red, and black coloring and bold graphic dial.  Dial glows brightly in the dark.  Model 645-399. Measures 6-1/8” tall.

Howard Miller battery powered alarm clock

Howard Miller battery powered alarm clock

Howard Miller battery powered alarm clock


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