Following my last post where the origin of xylonite was [briefly] explained : here’s my second collection.
Here we see hinged boxes: the top, ‘piano’ box would have housed jewellery, as would the lower two boxes [the ring box still contains it’s beige velvet interior and closing mechanism.]
The brush and penknife have jumped in from the last post; but are now shown with a cut-throat razor and hand-held mirror.
As noted in the last post, xylonite deteriorates with time and exposure to direct sunlight. These pieces are in fantastic condition for their age [and careful storage away from the Australian sun.] The piano box is particularly pristine.
This set is for sale: $AU275