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    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). Near Mint. Collectible Wedgwood Cinerama Ashtray (1" X 7" Diameter).
    Stanley Kubrick shot almost the entirety of this spectacular and ground-breaking sci-fi thriller in England. Other than the pre-dawn sequences shot in Africa, much was done at Shepperton and Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England. So it makes perfect sense the production would contract with Wedgwood, in Barlaston, England to produce these wonderful ashtrays, so typical of this time of smokers in the 1960s. It is said that the trays were produced for the premiere of the film. A pale blue Wedgwood pottery ashtray stamped with gilt Lunar modules along the perimeter, 2001 A Space Odyssey with rocket and moon in relief at the center and stamped with studio and film title in black on the base. It measures seven inches in diameter. This unused ashtray shows practically no signs of wear or age.


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