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    Adams' Pepsin Gum Box Label Printer's Proof Circa 1900 In 1899, the American Chicle Company was formed by Yucatan Gum, Adams Gum, Beeman's Gum, Kis-Me Gum, and S. T. Britten all joining forces. Thomas Adams, Jr. was elected Chairman of the Board. Offered here is a printer's proof of the top and side labels for a box meant to hold 20 packages of five tablets each of their Pepsin gum. The copy states that this Tutti Frutti flavored gum is good "For the relief of Indigestion and Dyspepsia" and "Mf'd by American Chicle Company, Successors to Adams & Sons Co. / New Orleans, LA, U.S.A." Very fine condition, 11" x 7" overall size. Also included is a second example of the large front label, 8.25" x 4.25". Two attractive items.

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