This remarkable vehicle hit the market in a big way after the war. I would love to own one of these classics. I might even be willing to trade in the Vespa for one.
That's quite a velocipede indeed! Gymnacyclidium - This sounds like something for which you could be administered a shot to clear it up. I thought these monstrosities worth looking at for the danger factor if nothing else. Let's hope the young lady is wearing adequate undergarments as it seems certain she will be taking a … Continue reading Gymnacyclidium
"Any Boy can learn himself to ride in a few hours..." I am a fan of cycling and have a special place in my heart for the old contraptions from the early days. Based on the enormous price, the one pictured below must have been a rich kid's toy. According to the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading Another Early Bicycle
A circular saw is a tool which no workman who has once seen it at work would care to be without, for it is a labour-saving tool of the first importance, and enables its owner to do many things with an amount of ease, exactness, precision, and rapidity that cannot be attained with saws actuated … Continue reading Table Saw 1889
The second two claims are informative; "It is almost as palatable as milk" and "It does not nauseate or produce loathing for food..." This makes one wonder how bad the other healthy oils were.
From 1889. I like the combination handsaw, square, and 2 foot ruler. Great idea.
Turning saw, rasp, mechanic's saw, panel saw, chisels, brace and bits, scratch awl, pliers, screwdrivers, dividers, bevel gauge, square, spokeshave, calipers, marking gauge, plane, vice, and workbench; all in a fancy tool chest. Wow.
Popular Mechanics, 1927 At least the son looks like he was allowed to loosen his tie!