Tin of John Bell's toothpowder, c 1930-1960.

1930-1960 in Beckenham
John Bell, Hills and Lucas Limited

Tin of John Bell's toothpowder, by John Bell, Hills and Lucas Ltd. London, 1930-1960

Tin of toothpowder made by John Bell, Hills and Lucas Ltd of London. On the front of the tin is the inscription 'John Bell's toothpowder' and the company trade mark, and a portrait of John Bell. Pre-war toothpowders commonly contained abrasive materials such as ground pumice stone and brick dust.

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