"O-Cedar a Frange Demontable
Nettoi tout en polissant
Recueille et retient la poussiere
Fabrication Francaise - Garantie par les etablissments O-Cedar, Usine et Bureaux CHOISY-le-ROY (Seine)
O-Cedar polish est le meilleur des produits pour l'entretien des planchers en bois durs, carrelages cires ou vernis, linoleums, etc.
Pour le bon usage du balai O-Cedar, la frange doit etre constamment impregnee legerement du liquide, O-Cedar polish. Verser ce liquide a petites doses..."
...it goes on and on, and there are little cartouches illustrating how to best use the product around the sides of the box.
It is very old, as you can see by the maid's style of dress on the lid--1930's.
These tins were meant to sell mop heads, and since you wouldn't put a used mop head back in the box for any good reason, the tin stayed clean and decorative. That's why they 1) plastered it with advertising--the name O-Cedar appears three trillion times; 2) made it really beautiful, with amazing art deco graphics of the period. The color is matchbox red, bright red veering towards orange. 7" diameter by 3.5" height.
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