Ash tray

In ancient times, such as the 1980s and 1990s, many people still smoked indoors, both at home and in restaurants. Ash trays were then a trendy detail for interior decorators. (From the catalogue 1951.)

Because I want one1930

Motor helmet

A fashionable helmet for motorcyclists and those who like to drive with the top down. This practical version also had protective goggles built into the dashing design. (From the catalogue 1932.)

Toys and games1930


A version of billiards for the dining room table. Push the big ring to hit the smaller rings into a corner hole. Great for one to four people. (From the catalogue 1932.)

Never forget2010

Web camera

Before smart phones or computers with built-in cameras, the webcam revolutionized online chat rooms around the globe. The first webcam was in Cambridge, England and let you follow the adventures of a… coffee machine! It went online in 1993, making it one of the world’s first internet celebrities. (From the catalogue 2010.)