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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Standard Oil
Physical Description
ink (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 5 in x 13 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 34.925 cm
Place Made
United States: California
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger

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