Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream

Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
The delicious flavor of this safe and efficient dentrifice makes it easy to form the important habit of brushing the teeth twice-a-day. The dentist should be visited twice- a -year.
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Object Name
oral hygiene product
Object Type
OTC Preparation
date made
product launch date (Colgate Ribbon Dental Cream)
Colgate and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
overall: 7/8 in x 3 in x 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Greetings, My name is James Scyoc and I’m from Wheelersburg, Ohio. I was watching a movie by the name of “Eight Men Out” and I saw the advertisement of “Colgate’s Ribbon Dental Cream” on the bill board in the outfield of the ball park. I thought to myself, I wonder if this is really real? Well, I looked it up and to my surprise, it was! I love history and to look at the packaging, well, it’s really interesting to know that people really used this merchandise. Thank you for showing interesting items like this!

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