Doby bottle

Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Underside view of a washing up bottle showing the moulding seam. Top view of a washing up bottle showing the pierced lid. Top view of a washing up bottle showing the lid removed.
Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Side view of a washing up bottle showing the printed design. Underside view of a washing up bottle showing the moulding seam. Top view of a washing up bottle showing the pierced lid. Top view of a washing up bottle showing the lid removed.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 008112
Country
Date
1953 - 1959 (circa)

Description

A blow moulded bottle, branded Doby, for washing-up liquid. The bottle is made from polyethylene and has a screw top which must be pierced in the centre to allow the contents to be squeezed out. The mould marks are clearly visible on the outer surface of the bottle. The name of the product and royal warrant are printed on the front whilst the reverse has instructinos for use. Doby was produced by Thawpit Ltd of Manchester. This bottle is thought to date from the mid 1950s.
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Inscriptions

printed: "Doby Washing-up liquid. 2d off Big Value 19fl.oz. Pierce top and squeeze. Doby. Doby gives you honest value. Doby gets greasy dishes spotlessly clean. Doby is easy on the hands. To set Doby's full cleansing power to work put a good squeeze into your washing-up bowl before you add the hot water. Doby's active lather then makes your job easier and leaves even greasy dishes ablolutely spotless. Simply wash, rinse and drain - dishes dry sparkling without wiping. You can use Doby for windows, mirrors and tiles too. Thawpit Ltd. Manchester 11. England." (side)
Dimensions
Height
220mm
Diameter
66mm
Method
Material Note
plastic
PE
polyethylene bottle
polythene
unidentified screw top
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