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Plastic flamingo - Wikipedia

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Pink plastic flamingos are one of the most famous lawn ornaments in the United States, along ... Union Products, of Leominster, Massachusetts, stopped production of pink flamingos on November 1, 200...

Man Who Created The Pink Plastic Lawn Flamingo Dies : The Two ...

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Jun 23, 2015 ... The flamingo ornament was one of hundreds of items that Donald Featherstone made for the Union Products plastics company.

Don Featherstone, Inventor of the Pink Flamingo (in Plastic), Dies at 79

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Jun 23, 2015 ... Mr. Featherstone's first pink plastic flamingo came off the assembly line in 1957. ... he took a job with Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in ... But a few years later the Cado Company, of Fitchburg, Mass., ...

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo | Mental Floss

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Jun 23, 2015 ... based Union Products to make three-dimensional lawn ornaments. He created the first pink flamingo lawn ornament, his second assignment, ...

The Tacky History of the Pink Flamingo | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

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From The Smithsonian Collections: Plastic Flamingos, c. ... suburb, lawn ornaments of any kind, let alone plastic pink flamingos, were anathema. ... plastics company Union Products, where his second assignment was to sculpt a pink flamingo. .... Escape Artist Harry Houdini Was an Ingenious Inventor, He Just Didn't Want ...

Original pink flamingo lawn ornament being reborn - USATODAY.com

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Jun 1, 2007 ... The original pink flamingo lawn ornament the Americans' answer to the ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic ... HMC International LLC will pick up where Union Products Inc. left off ... that I've seen hold a candle to the quality and detail he created....

Don Featherstone dies at 79; creator of the plastic pink flamingo - LA ...

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Jun 24, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone designed 600 plastic ornaments in his career, but ... symbols, the pink plastic lawn flamingo actually had an inventor. ... He designed the flamingo for Union Products, a Massachusetts plastics company ...

Inventor of plastic pink flamingo dies at age 79 - Fortune

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Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic creatures at Union Products, Inc. in Leominster, Mass on ... Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.

Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo

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Jun 29, 2015 ... A lamb planter (courtesy Union Products division of Cado Company, ... pilgrims, and witches into the canon of lawn decor; and got into the spirit ...

Who invented the pink flamingo lawn ornament? | Reference.com

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The pink flamingo lawn ornament was created by Donald Featherstone in 1957. ... in plastic lawn ornaments, but none were ever as popular as the pink flamingo. ... 750 designs for Union Products and become vice president of the company, ...