Collection of early contraceptive pills

Made:
1960-1985 in Germany and England

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Combined monophasic contraceptive pills, "Ortho-Novin", box with 5 dialpaks and instruction leaflets, 1960-1968. Whole
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Collection of early contraceptive pills, 1960-1980. Montage of various types of contraceptive pills and their
Science Museum Group Collection
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Combined monophasic early contraception pill, 1960. Pink contraceptive pills (marked 'PD') in a circular blue plastic
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Combined monophasic early contraceptive pills, "normenon", packet, 1960-1970. Front 3/4 view of whole object against
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Combined monophasic early contraceptive pills, "Ortho-Novin 1/80", with dialpack with instruction leaflet, 1960-1970.
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Combined monophasic contraceptive pills, "Minovlar ED", 2 wallets each with pill packet and instruction booklet,
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‘Norlestrin’, shown in the circular pack, is one of the earliest oral contraceptive pills. This ‘dial pack’ reminded
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Collection of early contraceptive pills, various manufacturers, 1960-1980, with associated printed ephemera

Various companies in England and Germany manufactured these early contraceptive pills. They have printed ephemera associated with them.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
1986-248
type:
contraceptive pills contraceptive pills contraception and contraception and contraceptive pills
credit:
Donated by the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, Contemporary Medical Archive Centre

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