Soap [Aqua Manda]

Goya, Manufacturer;  Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Maker; 

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Maker and Role
Goya, Manufacturer
Reckitt and Colman (New Zealand) Limited, Maker
Aqua Manda Oatmeal Beauty Soap by Goya
1. Packaging: Orange coloured rectangular cardboard box, opening at both ends. On front and two long sides is a print of oranges, white flowers and green leaves on a brown background. On short sides in black writing "Aqua Manda / OATMEAL BEAUTY SOAP / by / GOYA". The back of the box is white, in black text at bottom is "GOYA / LONDON - PARIS - NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand / Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd. / Auckland". Stuck on back is a white sticker with "8.2.74" handwritten in ballpoint pen and stuck over another sticker with illegible writing (possibly "March 71").
2. Soap: Dark honey coloured rectangular bar of soap with rounded edges and convex faces. There is an indented rectangle in centre of front "Aqua Manda / OATMEAL SOAP". Reverse is labelled "GOYA". Soap is covered in clear plastic, taped closed with a piece of cellotape.
3. Insert: White corrugated cardboard packaging covering soap in box. Open rectangular box shaped.
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Signature/Marks and Type
Aqua Manda / OATMEAL BEAUTY SOAP / by / GOYA Printed
GOYA / LONDON - PARIS - NEW YORK / Made in New Zealand / Reckitt & Colman (N.Z.) Ltd. / Auckland Printed
8.2.74 Sticker
March 71 Sticker
Aqua Manda / OATMEAL SOAP Printed
GOYA Printed
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Goya et al. Soap [Aqua Manda], 2015.128.68. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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