For sale is an original vintage ARM and HAMMER INK BLOTTER Advertisement. This advertising item was distributed by the Church and Dwight Company to promote their Arm and Hammer baking soda product. They knew people would hold on to it because it could also serve as an ink blotter. The ink blotter has a vivid Arm & Hammer logo and advises “For colds and influenza use Arm & Hammer Bicarbonate of Soda. Its purity guarantees its safety for use medicinally”. This ink blotter is in near mint condition. The blotter measures about 4″ x 9-1/8″. It is mounted in a brand new 13″ by 7″ float frame. An awesome collectible.
Arm and Hammer is a registered trademark of Church and Dwight, an American manufacturer of household products. The logo of this brand is a muscular arm holding a hammer. Originally associated only with baking soda and washing soda, the company began to expand the brand to other types of products in the 1970s. The Arm & Hammer logo dates back to the 1860s. James A. Church ran a spice business known as Vulcan Spice Mills. According to the company, the Arm and Hammer logo represents Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and metalworking.