Ashtray

Object number

LDVAL 2009.3.1

Description

Rectangular glass ashtray form the Collaro Company of Barking with a green and white transfer depicting their Ripple Works. Collaro Ltd of Barking, Essex were a manufacturer of gramophones for many years until they went out of business in the 1960s.

Physical description

Rectangular glass ashtray with gold rim and transfer depicting a map, in green and white, of Ripple Works, By-Pass Road, Barking Essex. Label in bottom right corner states address with ?Collaro Limited? written above and ?Georama Ltd London? written below.

Condition

Good

Type

Ashtray

Size

Whole length: 123mm
Whole width: 93mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Printed Transfer Underside: Collar Ltd/ Ripple Works/ By-Pass Road/ Barking Essex/ Telephone No Ripple Way 5533/ Georama Ltd London

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1522 (2010-01-11)

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeAshtray
Collection typeSocial history