IT’S NEW! (Feb, 1959)
TRI-OPTIC LENSES for the near-blind give high magnification for near and far vision, normal peripheral vision for localization of objects.
PORTABLE TV set by GE. battery-powered and transistorized. has full selectivity. Cost of transistors keeps it off market for the present.
STOL OTTER, experimental DeHavilland plane, has high lift flaps, thick aura of secrecy. Canadian outfit is testing it on a runway tow rig.
FIRE DETECTION device developed by Minneapolis-Honeywell reacts to smoke, fire, combustible vapor. Ultraviolet sensitivity does it.
SKID-LID WIG made of tough nylon does duty as a crash helmet lor ultra-feminine motor-cyclists or scooter passengers. The inventor is Raymond, a London hairdresser.
TIRED FEET do less damage to floors in lumberjacks’ homes than do naked hobnails. Logging superintendent G. W. Nutter of Mollala. Ore., models portable floor protectors.
FINGER SAVER and nail-holder from Belgium is made of rubber, holds six sizes of nails, is especially useful for driving the smaller sizes. Gizmo pulls out for last tap.
ROCK’S READY to roll in this handsome Hun sportster, an eight-cylinder Horch that Hitler gave to Eva Braun. Actor Hudson uses it in a movie. It cost Adolf a cool $11,000.