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Published March 26, 2020 Updated March 11, 2023

Cefacidal

“Cefacidal” / Mead Johnson medical humour advertising playing cards, c.1975.

1975 Peru Offset Cecil S.A. Advertising Cartoon Humour Medical & Pharmaceutical Add to Collection

Cefacidal / Mead Johnson by Offset Cecil S.A., Peru, c.1975

Mead Johnson Pharmaceuticals “Cefacidal” bactericidal drug advertising playing cards with medical cartoons on every card, manufactured in Peru by Offset Cecil, S.A., c.1975. The box and reverse have an advertisement for Cefacidal Cefazolina Sodica.

Cefacidal pharmaceutical advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975
“Cefacidal” pharmaceutical advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975 “Cefacidal” pharmaceutical advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975 “Cefacidal” pharmaceutical advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975 “Cefacidal” pharmaceutical advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975

Above: “Cefacidal” advertising playing cards, Peru c.1975. Each card contains a cartoon depicting medical humour, with standard playing card indices in the corners. 52 cards + 2 Jokers in box.

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