Oil Shipping Crate

Description (Brief)
This shipping crate end is imprinted with the Zerolene Polar Bear logo. Zerolene (also sometimes called Polarine) was an engine lubricant first manufactured by the Standard Oil Company of California in 1907. 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
Place Made
United States: California
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 5 in x 13 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
1979.0441.228
catalog number
1979.0441.228
accession number
1979.0441
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Agriculture
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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