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CELLAR FULL OF GOLD (Mar, 1957)

You know what happens when you let information like this out? Die Hard 3. That’s what happens.

CELLAR FULL OF GOLD

Only Fort Knox has more bullion than the vault under 33 Liberty Street.
THE TALE of the yardbird who kept moving a pile of bricks back and forth endlessly is acted out with international significance in the solid rock cellar of the Second District Federal Reserve Bank in New York, where six and a half tons of gold worth $8,000,000,000 are kept to back up currencies of 60 foreign countries and the International Bank. In this man-made mine, stackers have to move the stuff brick by brick from one triple-locked cell to another as one nation’s balance drops, another’s goes up. •

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Venetian Blinds of Steel (Oct, 1937)

Venetian Blinds of Steel

Bullet-proof steel protection for bank tellers, developed along the principle of Venetian blinds is the invention of J. A. Boivin, Quebec, Canada.

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NEW for the HOME (Jan, 1954)

NEW for the HOME

THREE-IN-ONE carriage is adaptable for going to market or carrying baby. Bottom folds up. can be used to carry bags and cases. Made in Germany.

RUB-A-DUB-MIT has built-in washboard of soft but tough Plastisol. Cleans nylons, silk lingerie, other light laundry. Vail Corp.. Paterson. N.J.

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CAUGHT! – by Silent Sounds (May, 1954)

CAUGHT! – by Silent Sounds

Suddenly, the lights snap on. Someone yells — “Don’t move or we shoot!”

How had the burglar been detected ? No one saw him enter. There was 110 watchman. And no sign of an alarm system.

No obvious sign, that is. But there was a system — the Alertronic Burglar Alarm.

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