X-RAY SPECS (Feb, 1965)

An Hilarious Optical Illusion
Scientific optical principle really works. Imagine—you put on the “X-Ray” Specs and hold your hand in front of you. You seem to be able to look right through the flesh and see the bones underneath. Look at your friend. Is that really his body you “see” under his clothes? Loads of laughs and fun at parties. Send only $1 plus 25c shipping charges. Money Back Guarantee. HONOR HOUSE PRODUCTS CORP., Lynbrook, N.Y. Dept. 97XR02

  1. Cool guy says: August 16, 20066:30 pm

    These things never worked, and besides they made you look goofy.

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  3. Cool guy says: August 17, 200611:47 pm

    Thanks host for all the nostalgic entries, I enjoy reading them.
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  4. Charlie says: August 18, 20067:43 am

    I don’t think I have anything on Burma Shave but I’ll take a look.

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  6. Jeffery Wright says: October 24, 200711:01 am

    the joke is that people around you (especially girls, hee hee!) thought it really worked thus the fun… if they disbelieved you, you could show them the ad… ah ha! hours of fun, well worth every penny.

  7. Breakup Girl » Hey SKINNY! says: August 28, 20086:50 am

    […] course, with your X-Ray Specs, you could see right through all this goofy advertising, but instead — much more fun — […]

  8. Ajax says: November 1, 20092:12 am

    Is it too late to get my dollar back?

  9. me says: May 29, 20113:52 pm

    I’m 11 ,I saw this in an old wonder woman comic and I’m wondering if I can actually get this

  10. John says: May 29, 20115:02 pm

    me: Knock yourself out kid. Click here or here or here

  11. Jonathan says: July 26, 20111:30 pm

    I have actually worn a pair of these amazing glasses. Each “lens” is a bleached white feather.

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