RETRO VINTAGE 1950s EMBEE BLUE PLASTIC+GLASS EGG TIMER;MENDLE BROTHERS mb

THIS AUCTION ORIGINATES IN THE UK BUT WE WELCOME OVERSEAS BIDDERS; PLEASE SEE SHIPPING RATES AFTER THE ITEM DESCRIPTION FOR THE UK, EUROPE & THE REST OF THE WORLD. THANK YOU.

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ITEM : A vintage, shapely 3.5 minute egg timer! Turn the glass timer filled with sand over and start timing your egg!

DESCRIPTION : the stand is made from blue hard plastic; the egg timer itself is glass filled with sand.

DATING FROM : 1940/50s

BRANDING ON THE CIRCULAR PART OF THE BACK OF THE STAND IT IS IMPRESSED WITH THE ENTWINED mb EMBEE LOGO {VERY TINY BUT CAN BE DISCERNED!} BRITISH MADE {THE LITTLE mb IS ON THE LOWER PART OF THE CIRCLE WITH THE BRITISH MADE RUNNING AROUND THE TOP}

The M and B are the initials of the manufacturers, M endle B ros who were a Company from Wales. They exhibited in 1947 at the British Industries Fair where there Advert stated they were Manufacturers of Plastic Fancy Good, Tableware, Salad Servers - and that they were on the Fancy Goods Section Olympia Stand No. F 1893. Patents can then be found throughout the 40/50/60s for jam pots, covers etc. A bit more information regarding embee

MEASUREMENTS approximate:it stands 3 inches.

CONDITION : In good condition with no chips or cracks to the plastic or glass; whiskery marks commensurate with age/use/handling. The sand runs exactly as it should.

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