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Newspaper printed on plastic...

Item # 682674

October 12, 1967

PLASTTRADING PALETTE, The Netherlands, October 12, 1967  This is a very curious & perhaps experimental or promotional newspaper printed entirely on plastic. It was done by a plastics firm in The Netherlands to show how versatile plastic could be--it could even be used for printing newspapers. The "newspaper" appears to be an in-house publication, likely distributed to employees of Plasttrading, Ltd. If meant to extol the versatility of plastic, this effort never caught on beyond its use as an in-house publication.
The print is quite clear, including the many photos within. And no wear, cracking, fragility, or browning! There is some rubbing to the front page and a bit to the back page with the insides pages in great condition. Some rubbing to the masthead date but the year is clearly inked on each of the inside pages.

Category: The 20th Century