Strange Vintage Inventions from the Past
Posted on September 27th, 2010 in Gadgetry | No Comments » |
One Wheel Motorcycle (1931)
Invented by Italian Goventosa de Udine. This one wheel motorcycle can reach up to a maximum speed of 93 MPH (150 kilometers per hour).
Amphibious Bike ‘Cyclomer’ (Paris, 1932)
The Cyclomer is a bicycle that can run on both land and water.
All Terrain Car (England, 1936)
This invention gave birth to the marketing term “all-terrain,” which has been a major success for automotive manufacturing companies.
Bulletproof Glass (New York, 1931)
The very first bulletproof glass was demonstrated in New York in 1931.
Sort of like the early TomTom navigator. The Interavto works by rolling the key map. The map rotates with the Interavto screen in a synchronous tempo based on the speed of the car.
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Snowstorms Facemask (Canada, 1939)
Use to protect the face from Canada’s horrible snowstorms.
Plastic Oven (Britain, 1946)
“Plastic Oven is the latest use of the wonder synthetic. It offers considerable advantages for the housemaker, chiefly in reducing possibility of burnt steaks, roasts, cakes, etc.” Okay, Whatever you say vintage magazine.
All-in-one Kitchen Gadget 1952
A nifty little product that has a kitchen, refrigerator, sink, gas burners, and storage drawers.
Wonder Sauna Hot Pants (USA, 1970s)
Supposedly designed to help you loose weight down south.
Sun Pod (USA, 1980s)
The Sun Pod was invented for those seeking peace and quiet on the beach, but in practice it would make you look like a human potato stuffed in an oven.
Scalp Massage (USA, 1985)
Massage your head with 480 artificial fingers.
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