Castrol Oil from the 1910s
A brand of lubricating oil made by C. C. Wakefield and Co of Wakefield House, 30/32 Cheapside, London, EC2.
19 March 1899 Charles Cheers Wakefield founded the Wakefield Oil Company or C. C. Wakefield and Co.
In 1909, the C. C. Wakefield and Co began production of a new automotive lubricant named "Castrol"
(a contraction of Castor oil, from which it was made).
The company developed specific oil applications for various applications of the new internal combustion engine, including automobiles, motorcycles, and aircraft.
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