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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

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1960

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2018

Universal Shelving System, 606, 1960

This is a Universal Shelving System. It was designed by Dieter Rams and manufactured by Vitsoe. It is dated 1960. Its medium is extruded aluminum, powder-coated steel.

This object was donated by Vitsoe.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • ESU 400 Storage Unit, 1950–52
  • moulded birch plywood, lacquered masonite and wood, zinc-plated steel,....
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2013-58-1-a/d

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 55.9 × 67.3 × 24.8 cm (22 in. × 26 1/2 in. × 9 3/4 in.)

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