Read ads for Pond
1910, U.S.A. See a stock
certificate (1916) for probably a
company that made medical tampons used in World War I. Read a
meaning of the
word tampon from a 1900 nurses' dictionary
from the U.K. Read also a
discussion of the word with examples.
Medical tampons mentioned
in newspapers, U.S.A., 1894-1921
Tampon (submitted by the patient to
a doctor or
laboratory for the detection of cervical
Tampax Inc. (U.S.A., date?)
End | box - the tampon
One of the 10 glassine
(cellophane?) scantily clad
tampons right from the box.
is on this transparent covering,
not the tampon tubes.
The 'pon in its glory! Compare to
usual tampon and to the St
Michael tampon (for especially
The 3 components. The indented end
inner tube) is the end in
contact with the cotton plug
and probably helped push the
plug when it met resistance from
- the cotton absorbing part -
measures about 2 x 1/2" (5.1 x 1.3
its string stretches about 5 1/2"
(14.5 cm). It has a slight acidic smell.
below) measures 3 3/4 x 5/8" (9.5
x 1.6 cm).
tube (bottom) 4
x 9/16" (10.1 x 1.5 cm).
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