1920s O-CEDAR MOP POLISH TIN – Channell Chemical Company, Chicago


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For sale is an antique 1910s era WINNER LUNCH PAIL STYLE TOBACCO TIN from the J. Wright

For sale is an empty 1920s O-CEDAR MOP POLISH TIN from Channell Chemical Company, Chicago. This unusual triangle shaped tin is marked with a 1912 patent date and also notes the product’s won “Highest Honorable Award” at the 1915 San Francisco Panama, Pacific International Exposition. This mop polish original sold for 75 cents. The top of the tin features a great graphic of a woman moping not only her floor but also her home’s walls. This tin has many small rust spots but for the text and graphics are easily legible. The tin measures about 7 1/4 inches, by 6 1/2 inches, and 3 3/4 tall. A terrific collectible tin.

In 1906, Charles A. Channell founded the Channell Chemical Company in Chicago, Illinois. In 1908, the company started selling an oil-treated dust mop to complement its O-Cedar floor polishes. During the 1920s, O-Cedar marketed its products on NBC radio and in magazine ads in Good Housekeeping, Saturday Evening Post and Ladies Home Companion.

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 11 in