Vacuum jug

Vacuum jug
Case number - AIBDC : 006313SA
A yellow and black Roanoid vacuum jug made by Thermos. This jug is made in two parts which screw together and allow access to the glass liner.
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DesignerUnknown - Wanted
ManufacturerThermos
CountryUK
Date1940 - 1949 (circa)
Dimensionsheight 220 mm, diameter 130 mm
Materialsplastic, Roanoid - trade name, UF, urea formaldehyde
Methodcompression moulded
Coloursyellow, black
Inscriptionmoulded: "Thermos (1925) Limited London. Made in England of Roanoid." (base)
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29/09/14

Vacuum jug AIBDC : 006313SA Wouldn't you like to have one like that to take on a picnic? Its elegant chuncky shape and striking use of colour can't just have happened. Someone made lots of decisions to make it as it is. Can you tell us who were the indiividuals involved? Follow the case on the 10 Most Wanted website: http://10most.org.uk/artefact/vacuum-jug-0

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Vacuum jug: Case AIBDC : 006313SA

Wouldn't you like to have one like that to take on a picnic? Its elegant chuncky shape and striking use of colour can't just have happened. Someone made lots of decisions to make it as it is.  Can you tell us who were the indiividuals involved?