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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Cleaning Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

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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.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3

Circumference 10

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

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Image Caption CMY459



Date MAR 4,2013

Summary poor

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.