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Two clear plastic half nuclei

Date: 1957-1977
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 x 32 x 17 mm, 0.88 g
Medium: Plastic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the George Family and Adrian Jackson
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Plastic half nuclei
Object No: 00042966

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    HistoryAssorted nuclei in various colours and sizes, in plastic boxes or wrapped in cloth
    A= resin impregnated foam, with nuclei with resin- early Thursday Island - 8 soapstone blister nuclei, 22 experimental nuclei
    B=spherical nuclei, mad form mussel or clam shell (bought) - couldn't be extracted as for blisters - so material had to be like pearl in appearance
    C=ditto
    D=used blister nuclei - could be recycled. Early plastic nuclei
    E plastic in 2 parts, shell and base - boil the pearl, plastic shrinks and pops out. DG always used this in the later period.
    F=plastic hollow nuclei, made to DG's order - have depression for glue to sit in
    G= home-made plastic nuclei - made by Nick George - never put into commercial application
    Information given by Nick George.

    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Denis George Collection

    Assigned title: Two clear plastic half nuclei

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