Cowboy and Horse Walnut Carved, Boot or Shoe Polish Brush Holder. As
Cowboy and Horse Walnut Carved, Boot or Shoe Polish Brush Holder.
Shoe Polish Surge - At the end of the 19th century, leather shoes and boots became affordable to the masses, and with the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the demand for large numbers of polished army boots led to a need in the market for a product that would allow boots to be polished quickly, efficiently and easily. The polish was also used to shine leather belts, handgun holsters, and horse tack. This demand led to a rapid increase in the sales of shoe and boot polish. The popularity of Kiwi shoe polish spread throughout the British Commonwealth and the United States. Rival brands began to emerge, including Shinola (United States), Cherry Blossom (United Kingdom), Parwa (India), Jean Bart (France), and many others. Advertising became more prominent, many shoe polish brands used fictional figures or historical characters to spread awareness of their products.
Item Code - MIS2D152PVC
Width: 4 3/8" Height: 6 3/8" Depth: 2 5/8" Weight: 500 g
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