Scotch® Classic Desktop Dispenser

  • Dispenser is made of 100% recycled plastic
  • Economical, reliable classic style desktop tape dispenser
  • Made in the USA
  • Replaceable 1 in. hub
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Scotch® classic desktop tape dispenser C-38 is made from 100% recycled plastic. This black, economical tape dispenser allows for one-handed dispensing of a wide variety of tapes. It holds standard, 1 in. core tapes and can hold tape up to 3/4 in. wide by 1500 in. long. The weighted base allows for one-handed dispensing. This dispenser is an economical, reliable, classic style desktop office tape dispenser and is made in the USA.

  • Dispenser is made of 100% recycled plastic
  • Economical, reliable classic style desktop tape dispenser
  • Made in the USA
  • Replaceable 1 in. hub
  • Non-skid base 13 Holds 1 in. core tape, up to 3/4 in. wide and 1500 in. long
  • Classic black
  • Weighted base for one-handed dispensing
  • 2.7 in. x 2.7 in. x 6.4 in.
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Color Family
Black, Multi-color, Transparent
Core Size (Imperial)
1 in
Overall Length (Imperial)
1000 in, 1500 in
Overall Length (Metric)
25.4 mm
Overall Width (Imperial)
0.75 in
Overall Width (Metric)
19 mm
Product Color
Black, Transparent
Product Type
Classic Dispenser
Tape Type
Customer Reviews
Scotch® Classic Desktop Dispenser is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good Dispenser - No Replacement Blade This is a wonderful dispenser, as are all Scotch's tape dispensers. However, they do not make a replacement blade insert for these models. So if this is something you'll use a lot as a teacher or librarian, don't bother! If it is for home use go ahead and grab one.
Date published: 2021-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Works! This is a good tape dispenser to buy and use. Stays put on your surface when you use it. Worth buying.
Date published: 2020-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item I have worked for the state 24 yrs. this is the only tape dispenser I have ever used in that time. Fancy new gadgets have come along, but without hesitation I will use no other tape dispenser. It never wobbles, moves when I need a snip of tape and has nvr broken in all these yrs. I use it approx 4-5x a day.
Date published: 2019-01-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from SAVE YOUR MONEY I recently purchased two of these dispensers, one for the office and one for home. They look great and were reasonably priced. I was so anxious to put them into service, I even broke open hand held dispensers to get the tape rolls for my new desktop models. Big Mistake. First of all they do not weigh enough to resist the effort required to cut the tape. Secondly the cutting blade is either recessed too far or just is not sharp enough to get the job done! Why has Scotch made these changes in what used to be a wonderful product? Are they afraid we will cut ourselves, or drop it and bruise a toe? Did their lawyers make them do it?
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Classic MADE IN USA from recycled plastic Made in the USA caught my eye, made with recycled plastic sealed the deal. I know it is just a tape dispenser but it works well and nice to see a company at least trying to do the right thing.
Date published: 2016-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have had this tape dispenser for many years and expect it to last for many more. It is great to be able to use one hand to pull out the amount of tape you need and easily cut it off where you want it. Would definitely recommend this product.
Date published: 2013-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tape Dispenser [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Love this tape dispenser. It is heavy enough where it doesn't move as I tear off tape. As a teacher, I often times only have one had available to grab a piece of tape, so this works perfect.
Date published: 2013-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As essential to my desk as my pencil [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Classic, weighted base allows you to tear tape pieces with one hand. Perfect at home too for wrapping presents, etc.
Date published: 2013-10-21
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