This advertisement is by Pitney-Bowes and was published in 1947. It’s tagline is “Is it always illegal to kill a woman?” It’s been impossible to track down an original source for this ad. Original source as in someone who claims they are the one who photographed or scanned it and then uploaded it to the internet.
However, since there a few different images wandering around (you can tell the difference by slight stains, etc.), I’m leaning towards believing this is a legitimate sexist vintage ad.
The most reputable source for this ad is “Envisioning the American Dreams,” which is affiliated with Sally Edelstein. I have never found a picture on her site that I haven’t been able to validate.
The text reads:
This image of same ad doesn’t show the slight stains of the one above, a good sign it’s from a different source. While the blog has little to no information about author, “The Visual Primer of Advertising Cliches,” has a lot of vintage ads. It’s also not monetized…so I can’t see why the author would be making up ads to traffic.
The ad has shown up in a few different places, but most trace the ad back to “Bored Panda.”