Wrigley DoubleMint Gum Display Box


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.

Date Made: 1948 - 1949

Maker: William Wrigley Junior Company

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.3217.03Catalog Number: 1992.3217.03Nonaccession Number: 1992.3217

Object Name: display boxbox, display

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f44c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1160154

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