Clearly a product aimed for the domestic market. The design is of the 1920’s – the packaging indicates Germany as a key market and carries typography and packaging design of the period. However, the company name of Meltonian Ltd seems to date at around 1935.
Photos: David Pratt
Meltonian advert placed in the Evening Post. Wellington, New Zealand 1928
It says “Made by E. Brown & Sons Ltd, London” one of the early company names. A full portfolio of products is available – block, liquid and cream.