Object ID 000481
Object Name Propert's Leather and Saddle Soap
Object Desc Small round container of soap used for shoes, leather, saddles, etc. Tan in color with image of man riding a horse on lid.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000459
General Category History
Category Cleaning Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords soap,leather care,saddle soap,Propert's,footwear,
Title Propert's Leather and Saddle Soap
Description The bottom states with a damped sponge rub the soap well into the leather to make a lather rinse with clean sponge when dry finish with a soft cloth.weight 4.25 oz.=120 grammes. (keep the box covered) the best leather cleanser and softner known. not suitable for suede. For shoes, bags, saddles, harness, luggage, leather coats, car upholstery.
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Place of Origin
Maker Propert Ltd.
Maker Details London based company who manufactured leather cleaning and maintenance products such as saddle soap, boot black, breech powders, etc. The brand name still exists and belongs to Kiwi (owned by SC Johnson) and the trademark is licensed by an Italian equestrian supplies company IEXI.
Date MAR 4,2013
Assessor Katie Wells
Notes 30% of the container has exposed metal which takes off words. Could not open to see or photograph the soap. Minor dent in the top and some rust.