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Monday, September 30, 2013

Vintage modern plastic design: September 23-29, 2013

Here are the items shared the week of September 23, 2013.  Included were a lamp, a butter dish, a clock radio, a box, and a collection of photo frames.

Tuesday, September 24:  Moon lamp by Crayonne, England.  Measures 8” height.

Crayonne moon lamp

Crayonne moon lamp

Crayonne moon lamp bottom

Tuesday, September 24:  Daisy print butter dish.  Measures 7” by 3”.  No makers mark.

Daisy print butter dish

Wednesday, September 25:  Sony Solid State Digimatic flip alarm clock radio. 

Sony Digimatic flip alarm clock radio

Sony Digimatic flip alarm clock radio

Sony Digimatic flip alarm clock radio

Sony Digimatic flip alarm clock radio bottom

Thursday, September 26:  Acrylic box in reds, oranges, and yellows.  Measures approximately 7” on a side.

Acrylic box in the style of Verner Panton

Acrylic box in the style of Verner Panton

Saturday, September 28:  Three vintage plastic photo frames in different colors.  Green frame measures 5-1/2” diameter, yellow frame measures 3-1/2” square and brown frame measures 4-1/2” square.

three photo frames


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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Vintage modern plastic design: September 16-22, 2013

Here are the items shared the week of September 16, 2013.  Included were a colander, storage, and a variety of clocks.

Monday, September 16:  Blue polypropylene colander by Enzo Mari for Alessi. The colander has 3 feet and 2 handles. One handle has a wide hole for hanging.  At top the colander measures 10” diameter and it is 5-1/4” in height.

blue Enzo mari colander

blue Enzo Mari colander tag

Wednesday, September 18:  Red, three drawer storage unit made of red acrylic.  The cube is made from 3/16” thick sheets fused at the edges.  Drawers are 1/8” thick and drawer fronts are 1/4” thick.  Unmarked.  Measures approximately 15” on a side and weighs 17 pounds.

red acrylic cube 

red acrylic cube back

red acrylic cube drawers open

Saturday, September 21:  Analog alarm clock with a flip calendar.  AA battery operated.  Measures 7 -1/4” length and 4” height.

alarm clock flip calendar

Sunday, September 22: Four alarm clocks by Dieter Rams for Braun.

Type 3855 / AB 1 A ( boxed )
Type 4748 / AB 5
Type 4744 / AB 7
Type 4768 / AB 30 sl

alarm clocks by Dieter Rams for Braun


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Saturday, September 21, 2013

Vintage modern plastic design: September 9-15, 2013

Here are the items shared the week of September 9, 2013.  It was a busy week this week, but managed to post about a paper plate holder, an ottoman, and a rattle toy.

Tuesday, September 10:  Serva plate fish shaped paper plate holders.

Serva fish paper plate holder

Thursday, September 12:  Vintage 1975 “Mr. Beads” lime green bean bag ottoman for a bean bag chair.  Measures 16” by 10”.

green Mr. Beads beanbag ottoman

Mr. Beads ottoman tag

Mr. Beads ottoman tag

Saturday, September 14: Plastic diamond ring rattle toy.  Measures 4-1/2” tall with a handle that is 3-1/8” in diameter.

Plastic rattle toy


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Monday, September 9, 2013

Vintage modern plastic design: September 2-8, 2013

Here are the items shared the week of September 2, 2013.  Included were sunglasses, three clocks of different color, and an ice bucket.

Tuesday, September 3:  Yellow sunglasses.  Marked Italy.

yellow Italian sunglasses

Wednesday, September 4:  Yellow Krups alarm clock, made in West Germany.  Comfortime 3 series - Type 627.  Constructed from plastic with central dial in black. Hands, digits, numerals and alarm window are finished in white with a neon orange seconds hand that sweeps rather than ticks. To set the alarm, adjust at the back. To turn the alarm off, press down on the clock case.  Measures 12cm long by 9cm height by 8cm depth.

yellow Krups alarm clock side

yellow Krups alarm clock front

yellow Krups alarm clock top

yellow Krups alarm clock bottom

Friday, September 6:  Denmark Danish Design by Erik Magnussen for Stelton. Ice bucket is a hard white plastic.  This is a smaller style ice bucket which is around 8-1/2” in diameter and about 6” in height.

Stelton ice bucket

Stelton ice bucket imprint

Saturday, September 7:  Glossy green spherical clock with a transparent plastic face by Storch.  Operates on C battery.  Measures 7” diameter on front face and is 9” in height.

Storch spherical clock

Storch spherical clock battery compartment

Sunday, September 8: RCA clock radio with tulip base.  Marked “DIAL JAPAN”.  Uses 1 9V and 1 AA battery.

RCA tulip clock radio front

RCA tulip clock radio back

RCA tulip clock radio top

RCA tulip clock radio bottom


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Monday, September 2, 2013

Vintage modern plastic design: August 26-September 1, 2013

Here are the items shared the week of August 26, 2013.  Included were a shower organizer, a floor lamp, wall panels, and tumblers.

Tuesday, August 27:  White plastic Crayonne shower organizer.  Consists of two shelves, 3 pegs, and a magnetic soap hanger to the underside of one shelf.

Crayonne shower shelf

Crayonne shower shelf

Crayonne shower shelf

Crayonne shower shelf

Wednesday, August 28:  Smoked acrylic floor lamp.  Large size and impressive presence. Measures 37” tall.

Smoked acrylic floor lamp

Smoked acrylic floor lamp, plug

Saturday, August 31:  Strömma wall panels by Asa Gray for Ikea.  Each box contains three 11-3/4” by 11-3/4” white panels.  They are designed so the wavy, fluid pattern repeats horizontally.  There are molded hooks on the back for hanging on a wall.

Strömma wall panels by Asa Gray for Ikea

Sunday, September 1:  Selection of 12, two part plastic tumblers.  Six tall 5-1/4” tall cups and six short 3-1/4” cups.  Color schemes in earthier tones.  No maker mark.

Selection of 12, two part plastic tumblers

Selection of 12, two part plastic tumblers

Selection of 12, two part plastic tumblers


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