IT’S NEW! (Feb, 1959)
ENGLISHMAN’S DOME is a glass castle; architect Hugh Pope and wife relax under glass. Modest Crystal Palace went up in two weeks for cost of $1,400.
CITROEN station wagon, one of the French firm’s new line of utility autos, holds lots of cargo for a smallish vehicle. The rear seats face inwards, fold into floor very cleverly. Below: true French chic.
GERMAN UMIAK, really a planked boat with a cosy canvas cover and ten snug hatches for the paddlers, carries happy Hamburgers up the Elbe.
BRITISH CABIN CRUISER, built for export to the world’s $14,000-up boat markets, has twin Diesels, 24-hour range, has passed tough sea trials.
MICKEY MOUSE HELMET worn by deckman aboard supercarrier USS Ranger contains radio on which he receives orders from ship’s tower.
LIE-DOWN BIKE, a Swedish invention, is supposedly great for lazy cyclists. David Hallin, bike’s inventor, demonstrates. Note luggage rack.
ROLLING OFFICE for big shots has typewriter in dashboard. Girl Friday sits up front in Simca Presidence. designed to fit the needs of execs.