Brief

Just to prove that ensuring brand consistency has always been a problem, check out these two ointment pots. Not only has the trademark hero(ine) got a gender identity crisis, that gammy arm she’s got looks a bit beyond the help of a bit of ointment. These pots and similar fine examples of old packaging and advertising will be available as objects worth haggling over at The London Collectors Fair to be held at Battersea Old Town Hall, 176 Lavender Hill, on 29 September from 11am.

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