Bottle, Separator Oil R.M. McKay & Co; R. M. McKay & Co; Unknown; WY.0000.830

Name/Title

Bottle, Separator Oil R.M. McKay & Co

About this object

This is a bottle of separator oil which was bottled by R. M. McKay and Co. R. M. McKay and Co were local storekeepers in Wyndham for nearly 100-years.

A separator was used to skim milk, separating the milk and cream. Prior to a separator running for the first time, oil must be poured into the frame. Then, once a week the oil must be topped up. Once every six months the oil must be drained and replaced with fresh oil.

Maker

R. M. McKay & Co

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, glass
organic, processed material, vegetal, bark, cork
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper

Inscription and Marks

Label reads: 'SEPARATOR OIL
Bottled by
R. M. McKay & Co.
STOREKEPPERS
PHONE S WYNDHAM'.

Measurements

h 310 mm x dia 85 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Business and Retail

Subject and Association Keywords

Industry and Manufacturing

Subject and Association Keywords

Machinery and Tools

Object Type

containers

Object number

WY.0000.830

Copyright Licence  

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