On the label

“Nugget”
registered trade mark
(Dark Tan) Dark Brown Stain Polish
Waterproof – free from acid
The finest boot polish and leather preservative
“Nugget” – Dark Brown – “Nugget” – Dark Brown

This early 7cm diameter tin is printed in brown on a light background. The reference to ‘free from acid’ is only a pertinent reference to those purchasers who remember the old boot blacking, inferior brands of which may retain sulphuric acid used in the manufacturing process and would destroy leather, not preserve it.
Nugget Boot Polish
Photo: David Pratt

On the label

“Nugget”
Reg’d
Dark Brown (Dark Tan) Stain
Boot polish and leather preservative
“Nugget” – Dark Brown – “Nugget” – Dark Brown

This 7cm diameter tin is printed in brown on a light background with the addition of yellow overprinting the nugget logo. The tin now sports a butterfly lid opener.
Nugget dark brown boot polish
Photo: David Pratt

On the label

“Nugget”
Reg’d
Black
Boot polish and leather preservative
“Nugget” – Black – “Nugget” – Black

This 7cm diameter tin is printed in black on a light background with the addition of yellow overprinting the nugget logo. The tin has the butterfly lid opener.
Nugget black boot polish
Photo: David Pratt

On the label

“Nugget”
Dark Brown (Dark Tan) Stain Shoe Polish
Restores the colour with a brilliant shine
Made in England – Average contents when packed 15 grammes
“Nugget” – Dark Brown – Brun – “Nugget” – Marron Oscuro – Marrone

This 5.5cm diameter tin still has the foil seal and a fragment of dried polish. The brown, orange and white printed lipped lid sits on a solid brown printed base with butterfly opener.
Nugget dark brown shoe polish
Photo: David Pratt

On the label

“Nugget”
Registered trade mark
Black
Shoe Polish
Restores the colour with a brilliant shine
Made in England – Average contents when packed 40 grammes
“Nugget” – Black – Negro – “Nugget” – Noire – Nero

This 7cm diameter tin is printed on the lid in white and black on a grey ground while the base is printed in solid black. It has a lipped and bevelled lid with butterfly opener.
Nugget black shoe polish
Photo: David Pratt



This page was last updated: 31st December 2011