Celluloid Souvenir

Celluloid Souvenir

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Description
The Celanese Plastics Company donated this celluloid novelty to the Smithsonian in 1973. It has the sphere and pylon symbolizing the World’s Fair of 1939, and the Pegasus that had become the Mobilgas trademark in 1931.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Celluloid Novelty
Date made
ca. 1939-1940
1939-1940
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 27 mm x 23 mm x 3 mm; 1 1/16 in x 7/8 in x 1/8 in
overall: 1/16 in x 13/16 in x 1 in;.17145 cm x 2.06375 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
CH.334570
accession number
310799
catalog number
334570
Credit Line
Gift of Celanese Plastic Company
New York World's Fair (1939)
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National Museum of American History
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