Swift & Company Soap Department c.1930-50 sample case with 35 vials cosmeticsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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Swift & Company Soap Department. [no date, likely c. 1920-50?].
Original leather case lettered in gilt with snapping front cover contains thirty-five (35) plastic-capped bottles with an assortment of contents and labels including Pride Powder, Glory Chips, Guaranteed Powder, Vertex Flakes, Mohawk Powder, Luzon Liquid, Hurcules Concentrate, Oriental Liquid, &c.
One vial is missing and one vial is broken. Case is worn along edges, age dusty, internally with elastic bands, some evidence of old mustiness and spotting under the vials. Could likely be well cleaned up with patience.
Likely unique sample item related to cosmetics, beauty self-care, washing detergents, etc., perhaps intended for internal use of the company. Offered as acquired and seen.
Case measures: 10 1/4" H X 12 7/8" W.