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Two double pieces of Sunlight soap folded into packaging

SKU: CU-3035--20
€ 12,50
Stock 1 pc.

Two double pieces of Sunlight soap folded into packaging.

  • Manufacturer: Lever's Soap Company
  • Manufacturing date: 1900/1950

This Sunlight Soap is still good to use, but is of course alsovery nice as decoration in a brocante kitchen.

Set of two blocks of sunlight soap, double piece. The paper packaging is white with black, yellow, red and blue. "Less labor, greater convenience. Pure soap with extra washing power".

On the back is the text:
Deposit Fl. 10,000, -
Will be paid to anyone who can prove that this soap, manufactured in Vlaardingen by LEVER'S ZEEP-MAATSCHAPPIJ N.V., contains some harmful counterfeits.


This is how you use Sunlight Soap
A double piece of Sunlight soap is sufficient for four buckets (40 liters) of water. If the water is very sparse, take a little more soap. Scrape the soap in a pan with water, bring it to the boil and add the solution to the washing water to be used.

These Sunlight soap blocks are in an original condition in the original vintage packaging. Packaging shows traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.


  • Height: 2.5 cm.
  • Length: 15.5 cm.
  • Width: 6 cm.

Sunlight soap was made by the English Lever Brothers company from 1884 and was used as well for washing clothes as for general household use. It was William Lever who came up with the idea in 1884 to develop a good household soap, package it, give it a popular name and sell it at a fair price.

William Lever had this motto: "I want to make sure that it is clean everywhere, that women have less work, I want to promote health and make my contribution to personal care".

To market the Sunlight soap in the Netherlands, the Lever Brothers opened a sales office in Schiedam in 1907. In 1909, they bought a piece of land in Vlaardingen to establish their own factory in the Netherlands. It took until 1913 before the first pile was driven, and production started in 1917.

In 1930 Lever Brothers merged with Margarine Unie to form Unilever. The family brand Sunlight is one of Unilever's oldest brands.

Some translations come from an automated system and may contain errors.

Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland

Kind of object
Double block Sunlight soap

Sunlight - soap - wash


White - black - red - blue - yellow

Lever Brothers

Lever's Zeep Maatschappij

Sunlight Zeep

Soap - paper

Can still be used

1900 - 1950

Original condition

2,50 cm

15,50 cm

6,00 cm

Double block Sunlight soap

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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