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Biographical entry McKellan, Hamilton

Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

Hamilton McKellan and William Ramsay opened a small factory producing cleaning products in Carlton, Victoria in 1901.Their products included fire-kindlers and antiseptic sawdust, but their most important product was boot polish. In 1906 they produced a new polish called Kiwi and two years later produced Kiwi Dark Tan, which polished, preserved and restored the colour to dark tan shoes.

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Rosanne Walker