Soap [Klex]

Colgate-Palmolive Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Colgate-Palmolive Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Box: Rectangular, dark blue cardboard box opening at both ends, with orange and white text. On front and reverse "klex / THE COCONUT OIL / PUMICE SOAP". Handwritten on front with blue ink pen "M / 4.3oz". On one long side "klex is especially recommended for Mechanics, / Motorists, Printers, Office Workers, Painters, and / all workers who must remove grease, grime, / paint or oil from their hands." On the other long side "Trade Mark "klex" Registered / Colgate-Palmolive Limited Petone". On both short sides "klex Collects / Grease and Grime. / Lathers in any water / of any temperature."
Soap: Rectangular, grey coloured block of soap with rounded corners. Indented on front is "TRADEMARK / klex / REGD / THE COCONUT OIL PUMICE SOAP / COLLECTS GREASE AND GRIME". Imprinted on reverse "COLGATE PALMOLOVE / LIMITED / PETONE".
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Media/Materials
Organic
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
klex / THE COCONUT OIL / PUMICE SOAP Printed
klex is especially recommended for Mechanics, / Motorists, Printers, Office Workers, Painters, and / all workers who must remove grease, grime, / paint or oil from their hands. Printed
Trade Mark "klex" Registered / Colgate-Palmolive Limited Petone Printed
klex Collects / Grease and Grime. / Lathers in any water / of any temperature. Printed
TRADEMARK / klex / REGD / THE COCONUT OIL PUMICE SOAP / COLLECTS GREASE AND GRIME Impressed
COLGATE PALMOLOVE / LIMITED / PETON Impressed
"M / 4.3oz Hand-written
Accession No
2015.128.178
Credit Line
Colgate-Palmolive Limited. Soap [Klex], 2015.128.178. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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