Listerated Pepsin Gum

Description (Brief)
Oval pin with metal pin-back advertising the Common Sense Gum Company's Listerated Pepsin Gum. In red and blue print, it carries the trademark of a pyramid with a "10" inside, and the phrase, "I am germ proof."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pin
date made
ca 1912
advertiser
Common Sense Gum Company
maker
Ehrman Mfg. Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm x 3.3 cm; 1 1/16 in x 1 5/16 in
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
2006.0098.0111
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0111
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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