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Watch

Watch

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1980-1982 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Polystyrene, polyester, polypropylene, polyethylene

  • Museum number:

    B.238-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Toy wristwatch for a child, made from various plastics. The strap is of blue polyethylene, or polypropylene, laminated with the same colour material in white, fastening with a polyethylene buckle. The face is of gold polystyrene and white polyethylene, with a transparent polyester cover. Upon the face is an image of an American space shuttle in orbit around the earth. The gold plastic hands can be turned with the dial on the side. There are no workings inside.

Place of Origin

Japan (manufactured)

Date

1980-1982 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Unknown (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Polystyrene, polyester, polypropylene, polyethylene

Dimensions

Length: 16.5 cm total, Diameter: 2.5 cm face

Object history note

Part of the Edward Castle collection.

Descriptive line

Wristwatch, Space Shuttle; plastic, Japan, 1970-1979?

Materials

Polystyrene; Polyethylene; Polypropylene; Polyester

Techniques

Injection moulding

Subjects depicted

Space shuttles

Categories

Clocks & Watches; Children & Childhood

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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