1946 Monsanto Chemicals Plastics Vintage Ad Dragon Fly DDT Insecticide 46 *You Choose Frame-Mat Colors-Free USA S&H*
- Authentic, Vintage Magazine Ad professionally matted and framed in an Historic Route 66 Town.
Some of the text in this Vintage Ad:
From reconstruction of a Coal Age scene in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago
This was Adam’s Bug Killer
Meet one of the original fighters
in the world's longest war-the
war against insects.
When our globe was young and
man was new, this giant dragon
fly with the two-foot wingspread
was one of the world's few bug
killers. Without her, and others
of her family Libellulidae, mankind
might never have gotten a
start. Instead, the insects probably
would have taken over.
From insect-devouring dragon
flies of a quarter billion years
ago to the modem insecticides
of Monsanto Chemistry, the
war on predatory insects continues.
Each year sees new gains made
as science adds more weapons
to the arsenal against insects.
And every gain is important to
mankind, for there is an estimated
loss of well over a billion
dollars a year from insect-bone
diseases and from insect damage
to food crops, stored products,
livestock, forests, and
One of the most recent aids in
this age-old struggle is DDT
manufactured by Monsanto
under its trade name,
Santobane. But this is just one
of many Monsanto products
serving on the insecticide front.
See list at the right.
Monsanto will welcome inquiries
on any of these products from
industries which are at work to
cut that billion-a-year loss from
insect damage. Please address,
on business letterhead:
Monsanto Chemicals and Plastics
Serving Industry…Which Serves Mankind
An interesting Vintage Ad, especially since what we have learned about insecticides since this ad was produced in 1946.
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We mat and frame original, vintage magazine ads...they are in good condition, but may not be perfect as they are many decades old. Frame outside dimensions are 15" x 12", and matted ad is approximately 9-5/8" x 6-5/8" (could be slightly different, depending on ad).
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