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From: "Thornton Hagert" <[log in to unmask]>
>I don't think they are fiber-glass, but there is an older style - and
> heavier - milk crate which is about 1/4 inch deeper than the normal
> plastic ones.
> That means they can be stacked up without any pressure on the
> records stored below - not true of those commonly found these days.
> Mine were made by Piper Industries Inc. and do have a fiber-ish
> appearance, and typically pink.
> However, you should note the printed caveat "Use by other than
> registered owner - prohibited by law."
> Oh, for the Good-Old-Days when milk-crates were milk-crates !
Here in Ontario, Canada...many/most of the "milk boxes" came from
Sealtest...! They were large enough to contain LP's in their jackets
(quickly corrected thereafter...?!) and, IIRC, were made of what
appeared to be "Fiberglas"...?! Unlike later "milk boxes," these
were effectively indistructible; I was fortunate enough to be given
about 300 of these, by a variety-store owner who wound up
with them after the dairy industry switched to the smaller size,,,!
Steven C. Barr