1918 Ad WWI Efforts Beeman Adams Chewing Gum Varieties - ORIGINAL RCM1

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This is an original 1918 black and white World War I print ad for Adams Pure Chewing Gum, including Beeman's Pepsin Gum, Chiclets, Black Jack, Yucatan and California Fruit.

CONDITION

This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Light surface rubNo tears. Heavy water stain - left margin.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.5 inches; 15 x 22 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Beeman's. Beeman's chewing gum was invented by Dr. Edward Beeman of Ohio and was marketed for its indigestion and sea sickness curing properties. The brand is still occasionally produced by Cadbury Adams as a nostalgia gum. It was featured in the films The Rocketeer and The Right Stuff, and was considered the choice brand of pilot during the height of aviation.

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Keywords specific to this image: Soldier, Homesick, Pricing Vintage Advertising

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