Australiana kitchenalia

Sellex nested bakelite canisters, made in Australia c. 1940s
Kanga and Roo salt & pepper shakers, made in Japan c.1960s

These Sellex bakelite canisters ‘Rice’ and ‘Coffee’ have been separated from their larger red-lidded set [flour, tea and sugar…] but Kanga and Roo are in their entirety; Roo being the pepper, and Kanga – the salt.

I’m sure someone out there has the rest of the Sellex set – or at least wants to add to canisters already collected. The ceramic kanga and roo S & P shaker set is adorable and in perfect condition.       For sale: $AUD85

postscript : Kanga and Roo have been sold, but the canisters are still up for grabs!

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4 thoughts on “Australiana kitchenalia

    • linda and anna – thankyou! i think they are gorgeous too…with the half worn labels and the vibrant red bakelite lids…i have many bakelite canisters in different colours and forms…i do seem to have a thing for them!

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