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
date made
ca 1912
advertiser
Common Sense Gum Company
maker
Ehrman Mfg. Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm x 3.3 cm; 1 1/16 in x 1 5/16 in
overall: 2 5/16 in x 3/16 in x 1/8 in; 5.87375 cm x .47625 cm x .3175 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0111
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0111
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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