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1947 Gold "Beetle" Box [message #15644] Fri, 22 October 2021 23:12
Ephemerald
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Registered: October 2018
Location: City of Lake Salt
Gruen Master
Description. Men's "unique gold" colored "Beetle" box with Gruen Precision shield. Bottom of box: "Time Hill-Cincinatti-USA Made In USA".
Booklet copyright 1947.


Period:1947-1948
Watch type: Veri-Thin?
Size:TBD
Inventor:
Patents: Rathbun Triplex Spring Hinge.

Box maker: Ad illustrates box development for Gruen beginning with E.C.B., Rathbun then molds it, from "Beetle" plastic licensed from A.C.C.
"Beetle" is ACC's tradename for essentially the same plastic as "Plaskon" which is tradename of Libby-Owens.


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