Pro-Phy-Lac-Tic Brush Company
Pro-Phy-Lac-Tic Brush Company was a health care business established in 1866. Makers of a highly advertised Pro-phy-lac-tic toothbrush, it was acquired by the Lambert Pharmaceutical Co. on February 19, 1930. Based in Florence, Massachusetts, the firm was first called the Florence Manufacturing Company. Its name was changed on September 15, 1924. From 1887 - 1924 the corporation paid a regular dividend on its common stock.
During World War II the company manufactured dummy plastic bayonets for the USN Mk 1 Dummy Training Rifle for the U.S. Navy.
- Pro-phy-lac-tic Brush Co., Wall Street Journal, September 3, 1924, pg. 3.
- Lambert's 1930 Sales 14% Under 1930 Record, Wall Street Journal, March 29, 1930, pg. 1.
- Prophylactic Brush, Wall Street Journal, October 8, 1924, pg. 13.
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