This 8cm tin is printed in black and red on a white ground and features a stepped lid with rolled edge and butterfly opener. Pelaw is the brand name of the Cooperative Wholesale Society. This tin dates prior to 1971.

On the label

Pelaw Wax Shoe Polish
Black – Preserves Leather – Black – Resists Water
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Pelaw black shoe polish
Photo: David Pratt

This page was last updated: 14th March 2011