tampons, box and instructions, from South
Africa, 1978 - ad,
"How to make a packet of tampons disappear,"
See Kotex's first successful tampon,
Fibs; early Kotex
and an early Tampax.
(U.S.A.. 1930s-1940s?) Sanpax (the "x" is
overprinted with a "D" on the box) (Israel?
Switzerland? 1970) The instructions are
completely in Hebrew except for one word,
Lil-lets menstrual tampons, 1978-77?
She magazine, U.K.
Lil-lets, like Lotus and most
early American and all European
tampons, had no insertion device
(the tubes with Tampax and
Playtex, for example).
Manufacturers, ever anxious to
serve their customers, developed
smaller or larger tampons as those
But Tampax very early on in
tampon history made various sizes,
the smallest being "junior."
Thanks to the donor from the
Uniter Kingdom for the scan!
box and instructions, from South Africa,
ad, "How to make
a packet of tampons disappear," U.K., 1988
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