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PENGUIN EPHEMERA

1995
T-Shirt

PENGUIN T-SHIRT, 100% COTTON, with Green Crime and Mystery design of FAREWELL, MY LOVELY by Raymond Chandler. Produced in 1995 for Penguin as part of 60th Anniversary.

T-Shirt in original cellophane wrapping and unopened. Made in one size.
£40.00
1961
45 rpm Record

A RARE OPPORTUNITY - SCARCE ITEM

'LADY CHATTERLEY' 45 rpm RECORD, released in February 1961 by Collector Records (JDP 15002). Recording by Ronnie Cass and Peter Myers. The 'B' side is 'POLICE NOTICE'. [Pressings: 7 CRT 7-IL (A) and 7 CRT 8-IL (B)]
This record was produced as a result the Court case in November 1960 when Penguin Books were taken taken to court (in the UK) under the newly introduced obscenity laws for publishing the full version of Lady Chatterly's Lover, and on 2nd November 1960 Penguin Books were found 'not guilty'. The prosecution was ridiculed for being out of touch with changing social norms when the chief prosecutor, Mervyn Griffith-Jones, asked if it were the kind of book "you would wish your wife or servants to read".


The record is in very good condition and in its plastic bag, but the cover has various tears to the three closed sides,
£35.00
1995
Model Van

PENGUIN 1950 BEDFORD 30CWT DELIVERY VAN - PENGUIN BOOKS SIXTY PENGUIN YEARS
Made in 1995 by Lledo PLC. Boxed model of 1950 Penguin Delivery Van for 'Vanguards' Days Gone - Fifties and Sixties Classic Collection. Produced as part of 60th Anniversary.


The model (no. 63001), which is in the original display box, is in very good condition, but the box is slightly bashed.
£15.00
1995
Rubber Stamp

PENGUIN RUBBER STAMP - BOOKPLATE SET Produced for Penguin Books by First Class Stamps Ltd. Boxed set contains 1 wood mounted rubber stamp with a Penguin Logo with the words "This book belongs to", 1 black ink pad, and 20 gummed bookplate stickers. Made in 1995 as part of 60th Anniversary.

This item is in new condition and has never been used. Box has slight crease/bump in one corner. Is an interesting item of memorabelia but also can be used on the bookplate stickers or as a rubber stamp on your own books.
£15.00
2004
Pencils

PENGUIN PENCILS (contains 6 'completely unsharpened' pencils). Made in 2004 for Penguin in Taiwan for Arts Meets Matter Ltd.

The box of six pencils is unused, though it has been opened at the base. Each pencil has a distinct colour (the Penguin tri-band of colour-white-colour) and two book titles - matching the colour series - printed on the barrel (one on each side). The leads are normal black graphite. This is a lovely item - and the pencils can be sharpened and used.
£12.00
1995
Wristwatch

BLACK PLASTIC WRISTWATCH commemorating 60 Penguin Years. This watch was made in 1995 and is a rare item produced as part of 60th Anniversary. It has the Penguin logo and 60th Anniversary theme on the watchface.

This watch is used. It is in good condition and is working (takes an AG4 battery). An unusual and scarce item.
£27.50





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