Vehicle Mould [Boot Catch Tray, Heron MJ1]

Ross Baker, Designer;  Rotorua Fibreglass Industries Limited, Manufacturer; 


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Maker and Role
Ross Baker, Designer
Rotorua Fibreglass Industries Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Vehicle Mould [Boot Catch Tray, Heron MJ1]. Fibreglass and resin mould for casting for boot catch tray. Rectangular shaped mould with slightly curved edges.Grey upper surface. Sticker on back "Rotorua / 19 Maisey Pl / Fibreglass / Industries Ltd / MANUFACTURE - REPAIR / Phone (07) 438 4719 / Job Number HERON MJ1 / Serial Number Boot Catch Tray".

Part of set of black resin (interior) and grey fibreglass (exterior) moulds used to fabricate the exterior body and interior components of the Heron MJ1Sportscar in 1980. The moulds were made from wooden "plugs" that formed the basic outline of the vehicle. The moulds were made and designed by Heron vehicle designer Ross Baker in 1980.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Resin
Processed Material/Glass/Fibreglass
Signature/Marks and Type
Rotorua / 19 Maisey Pl / Fibreglass / Industries Ltd / MANUFACTURE - REPAIR / Phone (07) 438 4719 / Job Number HERON MJ1 / Serial Number Boot Catch Tray Sticker
Accession No
2017.30.10
Credit Line
Ross Baker et al. Vehicle Mould [Boot Catch Tray, Heron MJ1], 2017.30.10. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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