Oil Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate end is imprinted with Zerolene No. 5 and its polar bear logo. Zerolene was an engine lubricant first manufactured in 1907 by the Standard Oil Company of California. The Standard Oil Company of California became its own entity after the 1911 breakup of Standard Oil. In 1977, the Standard Oil Company of California became the Chevron Corporation.
Location
Currently not on view
referenced business
Standard Oil Company of California
Place Made
United States: California
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 15 in x 9 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.199
catalog number
1979.0441.199
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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