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15 More Very Questionable Retro Inventions

Let's try and estimate the possible injuries that occurred.

Posted on March 19, 2013, at 12:47 p.m. ET

1. Facial Snow Shield

Via Canada, from 1939.No, no, no, NO.
Via iliketowastemytime.com

Via Canada, from 1939.

No, no, no, NO.

2.

I like the idea behind it.But, much like the show shields above, I foresee suffocation.
Via 50watts.com

I like the idea behind it.

But, much like the show shields above, I foresee suffocation.

3. Gas Attack Baby Stroller

Via England.
Via iliketowastemytime.com

Via England.

4. Bronze Lips

"...cover your lips with our goo..."For you Overly Attached Girlfriends.

"...cover your lips with our goo..."

For you Overly Attached Girlfriends.

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5. Car Dog Walker

Let's move on to animal abuse.WHAT COULD GO WRONG?
Via funstuffcafe.com

Let's move on to animal abuse.

WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

6. Running Board Dog Sack

1936.Define "comfortably."

1936.

Define "comfortably."

7. RectoRotor

15 seems such a random cutoff age...
Via irreverentpsychologist.tumblr.com

15 seems such a random cutoff age...

8. Wooden Bathing Suits

For those who don't float well.
Via leblogdesovena.com

For those who don't float well.

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9. "Mobile" Phone

Poor guy.
Via funstuffcafe.com

Poor guy.

10. Dimple Machine

Worked wonders, I'm sure.
Via vintage-ads.livejournal.com

Worked wonders, I'm sure.

11. Glide-O-Bike

1931.25ยข starts you dying, too.
Via vintage-ads.livejournal.com

1931.

25¢ starts you dying, too.

12. Entire Family Bike

...with a built-in sewing machine.
Via iliketowastemytime.com

...with a built-in sewing machine.

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13. Solar Bath Apparatus

1933."Diseases of the head" is such a broad term.
Via blog.modernmechanix.com

1933.

"Diseases of the head" is such a broad term.

14. Eye Exerciser

1938.

15. Amphibious Bike

The look on the test subject's face says it all.
Via funstuffcafe.com

The look on the test subject's face says it all.

Previously:
15 vintage inventions that never caught on.

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