Friday, November 19, 2010

"Wash? What fer? T'aint New Years" - Kerk Guild Soap

Vintage boxed soap set manufactured by Kerk Guild ©1938. Contains six bars of soap, each with colorful stiff paper slipcover. Both covers and soap feature an image of one individual dwarf. “Grumpy” comes with an empty box marked “Wouldn’t Take A Bath So He Gets No Soap.”

On the inside of the hinged lid, it reads, “Soap Perfumed With Fairy Land Flowers.” Additional text tells how Snow White taught the dwarfs to wash. Box measures 11" x 3" x 1.5”.

Soap bars are engraved with the images of the dwarfs.

A couple of additional pics. Click to enlarge for more detail...

Kerk Guild Soap Set, 1938. Images via Hake's Americana and Collectibles and garry678.

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