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THE DELIGHTS OF VINTAGE VACUUM CLEANERS & THE MISUSE OF ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

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THE DELIGHTS OF VINTAGE VACUUM CLEANERS & THE MISUSE OF ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

We have all heard of items being used for purposes they are not designed for as tools.  Heck, there is even a crow in my back garden that uses a pebble to crack open snail shells so we are not just limited to humans here. That said, problems can arise when electrickery is involved.  Imagine my surprise when I saw this interesting image from the Popular Mechanics Handbook for Women from 1924: -   Those of you whom are vintage vacuum cleaner spotters or fetishists will recognise the device in the illustration and for those of you that do not I can confidently...

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