Ashtray [TEAL]; Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed ...

Name/Title

Ashtray [TEAL]

About this object

Metal ashtray (possibly steel). Circular metal with 3 grooved horizontal lines running around the outside. The edge is higher at 2 opposite points and from these higher area extends 2 narrow pieces leading to 2 half cylindrical areas. The body of the object has multiple hollow compartments all painted blue - 3 down the centre, 2 on either side and 4 smaller ones where the high edges extend into the middle.
An ashtray made from the piston from a Bristol Hercules engine used on the Solent Flying Boat.

Maker

Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed 1965)

Maker Role

Commissioned by

Collection

Solent Collection

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Ashtray/Containers for Smoking & Tobacco/Household Accessories/02 Furnishings/Nomenclature

Object number

2004.405

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