Wrigley DoubleMint Gum Display Box

Description
This is a counter top type display box for Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum. The box contains twenty simulated, five stick, gum packages. Wrigley’s introduced Doublemint in 1914, the third flavor produced by after Spearmint and Juicy Fruit. The name “Doublemint” came from the double distillation process used in producing the mint flavor and spawned a popular advertising campaign around the “Doublemint Twins” in 1956.
Object Name
display box
date made
1948-1949
maker
William Wrigley Junior Company
Physical Description
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 2.3 cm x 11 cm x 15.5 cm; 7/8 in x 4 5/16 in x 6 1/8 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
1992.3217.03
catalog number
1992.3217.03
nonaccession number
1992.3217
See more items in
Work and Industry: Retail and Marketing
Advertising
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object