Soap [French Moss]

Maker and role
Nicholas Products Ltd, Manufacturer
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Object detail

Accession number
2015.128.107
Production period
Description
1. Box: Square front cardboard box with white front and reverse, and mint green sides, opening top at bottom. On front and reverse is picture of a red rose with green leaves and labelled in black "French moss / PERFUMED SOAP". On one side is written "Fields of Bond Street", on the other "with perfume from Paris". On top and bottom is written "Prepared in N.Z. for / Fields / OF BOND STREET / LONDON - AUCKLAND / NICHOLAS PRODUCTS LTD. / (Cosmetic Division)". There is a white sticker on box reverse with handwritten text in pencil "APRIL: 1966 / 2.79 o3s."
2. Soap: Square olive green coloured soap with convex front and reverse. On front is imprinted within a square "French / Moss" and on reverse, also within a square "Fields / OF / BOND STREET". Soap is sealed in a plastic wrapper.
Marks
French moss / PERFUMED SOAP Printed
Fields of Bond Street Printed
with perfume from Paris Printed
Prepared in N.Z. for / Fields / OF BOND STREET / LONDON - AUCKLAND / NICHOLAS PRODUCTS LTD. / (Cosmetic Division) Printed
APRIL: 1966 / 2.79 o3s. Hand-written
French / Moss Imprint
Fields / OF / BOND STREET Imprint
Collection
Credit Line
Nicholas Products Ltd. Soap [French Moss], 2015.128.107. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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