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    1942 Experimental Plastic Cent, Unc Details
    Judd-2060, RB 42-57a, Urea Formaldehyde

    1942 1C Experimental Brown Plastic Cent, Judd-2060, RB 42-57a -- Broken -- PCGS Genuine. Unc Details. Impact Strength Test. First Reverse. This reddish-brown example is made of urea formaldehyde mixed with wood pulp, and was produced by the Durez Plastics and Chemical Company of North Tonawanda, New York. This piece has "E-1" scratched into the upper reverse field, indicating that this is one of the test pieces that the firm sent to the National Bureau of Standards. This piece is housed within a "Cointain" in its PCGS holder.
    Illustrated on page 175 of the Burdette reference.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 2017
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