1944 "Salute the Soldier" Bakelite Commemorative Plaque **SOLD**
Please refer to our stock # 1011 when inquiring.
Sold in our Liverpool Shop - June 2016 / 利物浦店内售出 - 2016年6月
An unusually large "Ivory" coloured moulded Bakelite (Urea Formaldehyde) wall plaque designed by William McMillan RA. These plaques were manufactured by De la Rue Plastics and were presented by the War Office to local Savings Committees in appreciation of their success in "Salute the Soldier Week" in 1944. Some are still to be found in public buidigs throughout the U.K..
For a similar commemmorative wall plaque please view cat. no. EPH 4622 in the collection of the Imperial War Museum, London.
Condition: exceptionally good - one small 1.5cm production flaw to the left of the rifle but not visible on the reverse.
58cm (22.8 inches) high; 35cm (13.75 inches) wide.