Catalina Landseaire Boat Yachts

Catalina Landseaire Boat Yachts

This image caught our eye the other day. The airplane turned out to be a Catalina ‘Landseaire’ Boat Yacht from the 1950s. When you click the link you’ll find out that airplanes were used and promoted in a very different way than today. Make sure to clickety click! (vintagewings.ca)Catalina Landseaire Boat YachtsOne of the finest selling features of the Convair PBY Landseaire was no doubt the observation blisters. Not since the airship Hindenburg did passengers enjoy such a remarkable view of the world around them. Photo: Loomis Dean, LIFE Magazine

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Costume Jewelry Advertisements

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Extravagant and dramatic jewelry ads the from the from the first half of the previous century 1940s>1950s>1960s

Humongous Straw Summer Hats

Humongous Straw Summer Hats

Do you know the feeling when it get’s too hot on the beach but you don’t want to leave? (yes, that happens) Too much sun can be very uncomfortable; being busy covering yourself constantly in SP factor 5000 (which is allegedly unhealthy so we have read, but that’s an other story) and being scared that the pigment spots in your face will turn you into Marsupilami… We found the images above on the web: These Humongous (Striped) Straw Summer Hats are THE solution for a restful time at the beach on a sunny day! And SO stylish as well…. win-win

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Micro Cars from the Fifties

Micro Cars from the Fifties

How cute are these tiny cars?! They are one seaters, especially hot in the fifties of the previous century, built for driving in the city. A Fiat 500 could be considered as a microcar as well….See the Largest Collection of Microcars In The World HERE

(via/read more at  https://classiccarweekly.wordpress.com/2013/01/21/microcar-mondays-pt-v/)