Desk Tidies were used to store any small items required in an office e.g. paper clips, drawing pins, pens, rulers etc.  Many were made as a novelty item and this one is made of plastic moulded into the shape of an old style Personal Computer.  It has a pull out pen tray, drawers and storage shelves for the various items.

Key theme(s):

Home & GardenWork

More information:

Date 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s
Material(s) Plastic
Item number MBPO363

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  • Did you work in an office?
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  • Do you have a Desk Tidy and what shape is it?

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