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As a trusted trophy and award supplier in the UK, we understand that there will be frequently asked questions on all our products. We aim to help our customers with any enquiry they might have, which is why we have tried to answer any questions online. Alternatively, a friendly member of our team is always available to answer any unanswered questions

Delivery services questions?

If you have any queries about the distribution of our products, you can find out more information about our delivery terms, times and conditions on our delivery information page.

What is a Bakelite Plinth?

Bakelite Plinths are a black plastic plinth dating back to the early 1900’s. Named after its inventor, Belgian born scientist Dr. Leo Baekeland, it has become widely used around the world. Since its invention, it has been associated with the awards industry amongst others.
It forms the basis of our standard black plinths.

What is a Mahogany Plinth?

Many of our Bakelite plinths can be upgraded to a solid Mahogany model. A Mahogany Plinth adds stature to any award. When fitted with the optional plinth band the plinth becomes an additional area for engraving.

What is a Plinth band?

This is a nickel or silver-plated band that fits snugly around the Plinth. Not only is this visually attractive but it also provides an excellent, replaceable engraving area. It is common for the plinth band to be replaced when it is full of engraving or the award is presented to a new winner.

What is Perpetual Engraving?

The plinth band is often used as an extra area for engraving. It is common to use it on annual awards, where the winners’ names are placed yearly. These are often in columns and when full, a new column is started until the band is full. This can be carried out on plinth bands or on a larger sized base engraving plate.

How can I pay for my order?

If you would like to pay for your order, you can find out about our secure shopping promise on our payment information page.

What are your terms and conditions?

To find out more about our guidelines, please look at our terms and conditions page for full details.