Sunday, August 24, 2014

1941 All-Steel Streamlined METRO Bodies

1941 Ad, New international De Luxe Delivery Trucks

Magazine advertisement, New International De Luxe Delivery Trucks, International's all-steel streamlined Metro bodies, 1941

Published in Life magazine, June 6, 1941, Vol. 10 No. 24

Thursday, August 21, 2014

BOW-LEGS ? Send For My Book

Send For My Book Corrective Exercises.

No Embarrassment. In unmarked wrapper.
Mail $1.00 today to

T. BROWN, B. Science. Est. 1933
Post Office Box 12, Dept. H, New York 61, N.Y.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Datsun F-10 1976 USA Brochure

USA Dealer Brochure cover for the 1976 Datsun F-10.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Monkey Gun: it's 3 assault weapons in 1

1963-(via File Photo)
via File Photo / flickr  from the 1963 Sears Catalog

for Jungle Warfare

$3.37  without batteries

Monkey Gun:  it's 3 assault weapons in 1

Pack it as a pistol.. slap on a barrel - it's a tommy gun.  Pull trigger.. fire loud burst.  Also shoots soft-tip grenades.  Plastic.  Order 2 "D" batteries.

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The Perihel MIXRAY Sunlamp

via PAUL CARRINGTON / flickr   from: Picture Post - February 17th 1940

The Perihel MIXRAY Sunlamp
gives you for the first time a perfectly safe, simple home equipment combining deeply penetrating infra-red rays with the unique mercury vapour discharge lamp giving powerful Ultra-Violet rays.
British made.      Guaranteed.

Monday, March 03, 2014

1943 - Sid Hix illustrates Radar for Philco

1943 ... radar- Philco  This image originally uploaded by x-ray delta one  Via Flickr: artist- Sid Hix

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Television with Giant Circle Screen

is so sensationally different it defies description

We cannot give you a word picture of the important Zenith developments which are found in no other Television set. You must see it for yourself... Operate it yourself.


Saturday, February 22, 2014

274-1904 Jugend- Heidelberg University Library

274-1904 Jugend- Heidelberg University Library
Originally uploaded by mpt.1607

Via Flickr:
1904, Cameras replace bicycles as the most advertised item

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Light Saber for Sale

Step right up Jedi Knights, and select your Light Saber...
Light Saber

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

1951-The Day the Earth Stood Still

1951-The Day the Earth Stood Still  Originally uploaded by File Photo

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 20th Century Fox black-and-white science fiction film directed by Robert Wise. It was written by Edmund H. North, based on the 1940 short story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates. The film stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal and Hugh Marlowe. A humanoid alien visitor comes to Earth, accompanied by a powerful robot, to deliver an important message to humanity.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Awesome Van in Mojave CA

if the van's rockin.... mojave, ca. 2013.
Originally uploaded by eyetwist

...this awesome van.

Via Flickr:
mamiya 6MF 50mm f/4 + kodak portra 160. lab: the icon, los angeles, ca. scan: epson V750. exif tags: filmtagger.

see it BIG

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Imperial Chalk Clown

Imperial Chalk
Originally uploaded by Wires In The Walls

Via Flickr:
You can see some more images, including the similarly packaged "Kiddie Klay", right here!

Bromo-Seltzer (1951)

Bromo-Seltzer (1951)
Originally uploaded by TheDamnMushroom

Via Flickr:
A bromide that is a bromide, for meowhaus.

Friday, January 03, 2014

Pickle Pastimes

Parlor Pastimes, c. 1905, advertising booklet for The Royal Tailors (Chicago and New York), published by Kaufmann and Strauss Co.
Manners and Customs Collection, MSS 1522, Box 6, Folder 2

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