Roll top pencil box

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006565SA
Country
Date
1949 (circa)

Description

A pencil and pen box with a roll-top lid made from cellulose acetate by Rolinx, circa 1949. The box has been constructed in two parts, with the roll-top lid laying between the base and upper sections when open. The interior of the box is compartmentalised with spaces for pencils, pens, pen nibs and an eraser. This example is complete with two nib pens and a spare nib.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "A Rolinx PRODUCT. MADE IN ENGLAND. BRIT. & FOREIGN PATS. APP. FOR " (base)
Dimensions
Width
50mm
Height
27mm
Length
230mm
Colour