Old Things Are New Again


“I looked through all of the unusual mods and came across a mantle clock mod. The clock was from the 20s or 30s and it got me thinking about the possibility of doing a typewriter mod. I pulled the picture out of my archives and did some measurements. It would work.”

The “Underwood No. 5”
By Joel Zahn, British Columbia, Canada
@ Mini-iTX.com

Image: © 2004 JZ


Real Retro:

“Car record players, 1961

The needle of the Norelco Auto Mignon stays in the groove of our 45s, even when we drive over rough roads. But since there’s no record changer, we must insert each record we want to play, then remove it when the song is over.”

Consumer Reports

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