“What It Takes To Make A Shotshell” — a nifty little illustrated chart (found in The Standard Book of Hunting and Shooting, edited by Robert B. Stringfellow, copyright 1950, Stackpole & Heck, Inc.), which shows that vegetable oil was used to make the tube…
The Florida “palmetto jumper,” a combination dog-lunch-shooter wagon for use on the wide palmetto barrens. Two shooters ride on top while the dogs range ahead. When the dogs point the wagon halts about a hundred yards from the point and the shooters move up on foot.
Photo from The Standard Book of Hunting and Shooting, edited by Robert B. Stringfellow (copyright 1950, Stackpole & Heck, Inc.).
From The Standard Book of Hunting & Shooting (edited by Robert B. Stringfellow, copyright 1950, Stackpole & Heck, Inc.), these photos illustrate the proper and improper gun safety; “One slip and the doctor or the undertaker will be needed.” Much love of her fringed leather jacket.
OK, so it’s not what you expected… But if you pronounce “toilet” in a frou-frou French way, you’ll be reminded that it’s intended meaning was not a bathroom fixture but rather the fixtures on a lady’s vanity.
Vintage women’s hair brush, comb and mirror sets from 1954 via Viva Vintage.
An early doughnut stall with Ms Mathilda; The Netherlands, September, 1953.
A page from a vintage advertising booklet for Timken Silent Automatic Wall-Flame Oil Burners — oil heated furnaces. (Timken Silent Automatic Division, Rockwell Spring & Axel Company, Jackson, Michigan and Toronto, Canada; copyright 1953. Form/publication number A-D 688R 50M-9-53; ink stamp for Jensen’s Heating Service, Moorhead, Minnesota, on back. Available from us at eBay.)