1950 Article Post-War Era Industrial Plastic Manufacturing Science Research YFT6


This is an original 1950 ten-page color print article (five pages, double-sided), entitled "A 1950 Guide to the Plastics", that details the different types of industrial thermoset and thermoplastics used during the Post-War era, including; phenolics, ureas, melamines, polyesters, nitrates, acetates, butyrates, ethyls, vinyls, acrylics, polystyrenes, nylons, polyethylenes, silicones, fluorocarbons, electroplastics, and ion exchangers. The article also features a comprehensive list of the leading tradenames and manufacturers of plastics in 1950. Please see all images.


This 63+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13 inches; 25 x 33 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)