And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or
False? ad in The American Girl magazine,
January 1947, and actress Carol
Lynley in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter"
booklet ad (1955) - Modess
. . . . because ads (many dates).
Fascinating Story of Wix
Wix menstrual tampons, 1930s? U.S.A.
Tambrands, the former maker of
Tampax menstrual tampons, donated this
later version of The Fascinating
Story of Wix to MUM. (It's
also in the carton
of small boxes of Wix.)
In it, the company claims to have
first commercial tampon.
Unfortunately, the folder, printed in
(see the color),
not dated. Below are the back and front
pages. See the interior
pages. See an earlier version.
The dimensions as shown are 5 1/4 x 5
1/4" (13.2 x 13.2 cm). It folds in
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