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Orange melamine ashtray by Rösti Mepal

SKU: PD-2495-19

Orange melamine ashtray by Rösti Mepal. 


Description
This orange ashtray by Mepal is made from flame-resistant melamine. The ashtray is equipped with a lid that makes it wind-resistant and extinguishes smouldering residues in no time and minimizes nasty odours. The ashtray is very easy to clean, it can simply be washed in the dishwasher!

The Mepal Luna ashtray with lid is the ideal ashtray for inside and outside. 

Beautiful design ashtray for a retro interior

Condition
This melamine ashtray is in a good used condition with small traces of wear. Hardly noticeable hairline in the deep part of the lid.

Size

  • Height: 6 cm.
  • Diameter: 10 cm.

Rosti Mepal is a brand name of Mepal BV., A company dedicated to the production, design, manufacture, and distribution of plastic consumer products.

At the end of 1949, the Dane Egon Wolff founded the Dutch company Mepal Services in The Hague. At the time, the company had the sales rights for the Danish company Rosti. Mepal Services soon began developing and producing its own line of plastic products. Melamine formaldehyde was used as the plastic. The name was then shortened to Mepal and was registered as a trademark for the entire Benelux. The products were designed by freelance designers but since 1971, Mepal also employs its own designers. In 1963, the company moved to its current location.

The Danish company Rosti took over the company in 1976. In both companies, there was a completely different culture. Where Mepal concentrated on consumer products, Rosti focused on industrial supply. Rosti found the consumer products not profitable enough and therefore all attention went to the industrial branch. In 1986, Mepal grew out of its current premises and a decision had to be made about expansion or new construction. Although the new plans were ready, the Rosti group refused to invest in the new building. Against the wishes of the management of Mepal in it was decided to move the production to Denmark.


Some translations come from an automated system and may contain errors. 

Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Ashtray

Theme
Ashtray - Rosti Mepal - melamine - dishwasher safe - retro

Category
Plastic design

Color
Orange

Brand
Rosti Mepal

Material
Melamine

Particularities
Loose lid

Quality
Good. Hardly noticeable hairline in the deep part of the lid

Height
6,00 cm

Diameter
10,00 cm

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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