Ultra Shape


This UltraShape condom was manufactured during the second half of the 20th century. The brand was primarily sold through vending machines.

Text on the front of the orange box describes this condom as “the ultimate form-fitting condom/specially lubricated for sensitivity/will not slip off.”

Date Made: Mid to late 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Distributed: United States: North Carolina, Charlotte

Subject: Birth Control/ContraceptionSexually Transmitted DiseasesSex


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0416.020Catalog Number: 1989.0416.020Accession Number: 1989.0416

Object Name: Condomcontraceptive, condom, noveltyOther Terms: Condom; Contraceptive Devices

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-073b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_688124

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