Petrol, Oil, Lubricant, Turpentine Can

Maker and role
The British Petroleum Company Limited, Manufacturer

Object detail

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Production period
Collection of cans associated with car care: One of seven. BP, British Petroleum. Cylindrical shape with conical top and two handles. Metal painted grey. Has a screw cap on top.

All of these cans came from Linda Mitchell. The original owner ran an auto paint shop in downtown Auckland during the 1940s and 1950s.
BP Impressed
Credit Line
The British Petroleum Company Limited. Petrol, Oil, Lubricant, Turpentine Can, 2010.430.5. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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