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Casting Phenolic Resin: A Short Study Of The Napkin Ring

2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Anyone spending time wandering around the specialist shops will soon find one of the more ubiquitous of all antique plastic articles, the cast phenolic napkin ring, generally made in America in the 1930s and 1940s. [...]

Casting Phenolic Resin: A Short Study Of The Napkin Ring 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

A Working Horn Factory

2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00

Abbeyhorn of Lakeland produces and stocks well over 150 different horn items and also carries out special work to order. The standard range includes shoe-horns, spoons, tableware, walking sticks, combs, brushes, deskware and jewellery. The [...]

A Working Horn Factory 2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00

John Smith, Casemaker

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

This article was first published in The Photographic Journal in 1995 and then in extended and revised form in Photographica World, no. 74, September 1995, as reproduced here with kind permission. Dr Hannavy continues his [...]

John Smith, Casemaker 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 2 : De La Rue At War

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

The second part of this trilogy brings out the importance of the plastics industry to the 1939-45 war effort, and the great personal efforts made by its staff and workers during those difficult years. Components [...]

The Thomas De La Rue Story Part 2 : De La Rue At War 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00