VINTAGE 1950 OBOCELL MEDICAL ADVERTISING CHARACTER FIGURINE NEISLER LABS OBESITY For Sale
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VINTAGE 1950 OBOCELL MEDICAL ADVERTISING CHARACTER FIGURINE NEISLER LABS OBESITY:
Amusing medical advertising figurine from 1950 made by Sebastian Miniatures for the anti-obesity drug Obocell, sold by Neisler Laboratories. The character is Mr. Obocell, who was the mascot for the appetite suppressant, Obocell. The figurine, made of hand-painted glazed ceramic, is holding the seat of his trousers that just ripped from his own bloated weight. He stands 4.25" tall on a 2" square base that reads "Rx Obocell - Obesitatem Appetentia Cibi Frenanda Frenat". The back of the base reads "Copr. 1950 - Neisler Laboratories, Inc." These advertising figurines were given to doctors by the Neisler sales reps, and about 45,000 were made back in the 1950's. This one's in very good condition with its original paint, and just one tiny chip on his nose. A great old piece of medical advertising and a collectible limited edition Sebastian miniature. offer to win it.