Sqezy bottle, circa 1960

Front view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Rear view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Underside view of a Sqezy bottle showing the moulded inscription in the base. Top view of a Sqezy bottle showing the moulded inscription in the cap. Top view of a Sqezy bottle showing the cap open.
Front view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Rear view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a Sqezy bottle showing the printed design. Underside view of a Sqezy bottle showing the moulded inscription in the base. Top view of a Sqezy bottle showing the moulded inscription in the cap. Top view of a Sqezy bottle showing the cap open.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005573
Country
Date
1960 (circa)

Description

A Sqezy dishwashing soap bottle circa 1960 made from blow moulded low density polyethylene with an injection moulded polypropylene flip top closure. This bottle demonstrates the transition from the earlier bottles which had metal ends. It was made for Domestos Ltd. by BXL Cascelloid Division. The offset 3 colour printing on the outer surface brands the bottle in its distinctive colours.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
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Inscriptions

printed: "Extra Power Sqezy. Clean dishes. Extra power to wash more dishes. Kind to hands. Contains glycerine. " (front)
moulded: "SQEZY LIFT" (top)
moulded: "cascaflex 10 cascelloid" (on base)
Dimensions
Height
185mm
Diameter
65mm
Method Note
bottle
closure