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Object ID 003445

Object Name Zanolene automobile polish

Object Desc Cardboard container with bottle of polish inside of it.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003081

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Automotive


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Garage Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords automobile,car,polish,garage,Zanolene,

Title Zanolene automobile polish

Description Zanolene polish for cars and furniture, along with any other varnished surface. It cleans as it polishes, Dries immediatley. Won't collect duct. Made by the American Products Co. Made in Cincinnati, Ohio, US. Yellow cardboard. Two logos-one is of a man polishing a car, and the other is of a woman polishing furniture. Bottle has liquid in it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 8.75

Length 3

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker the American Products Co.

Maker Details Was around by the 1930s, 1940s. Personal stories of poor families selling Zanol products to help suppor their families or pay for school.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3081



Date JUN 13,2015

Summary Fair to Poor

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes The box is in quite poor condition-large amounts of tearing near the top. Bottle is in fair condition.