Ingenious Gadgets: Guess the Obscure Purpose of Over 100 Eccentric Contraptions
A cuff holder used by poker cardsharks to hide the ace up their sleeves…an electric comb from the 1920s…an automatic shaving cream filler and brush to help save time in the mornings…..It’s a wonder these crazy devices never took off! In this zany and fascinating book, collector Maurice Collins presents over 100 bizarre and ingenious antique gadgets from the days of yore. Fascinating and humorous, this innovative book will engage and amuse every reader. From the watch camera of the 1900s to the perfect 1920s camping cup of tea, the intriguing creations in this book are a testament to human ingenuity and resourcefulness.