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Antique Gutta Percha Small Lidded Box with Church Scene on the Lid
Regular price $45.00
Antique Gutta Percha Small Lidded Box with Church Design on the Top of the Box
In Antique as found condition - age related wear - old label partially removed on the lid interior
Measures - 2 3/8" x 1 5/8" x 7/8"
Gutta-percha was one of the first plastic materials. It was made from a mixture of resins from Malaysian trees. It was molded and used for daguerreotype cases, toilet articles, and picture frames in the nineteenth century.