Before we invented the tough, tearable plastic we use for condom wrappers, condoms came in tins of three. And as this 2006 post on Cardhouse shows, those tins were a canvas for some pretty amusing advertising. Like the Three Cadets “standing at attention”, or Dr. Robinson’s prescription pad (oh, these are just for my medical condition), or the Akron Tourist Tubes’ not-so-subtle blimp.


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Because yeah, it’s the new streamlined decade of the 1930s, full of aircraft aluminum and pexiglas and I want jacket my junk in healthy, invigorating, ionizing radiation!