Vacuum cleaner

The electric vacuum cleaner revolutionized home cleaning. Earlier attempts using suction bellows powered by hand had not been as successful.

Life in the outdoors1950

Primus sportkitchen

F. W. Lindqvist’s idea to preheat kerosene and then to use an air pump to push the gas that appears to the burner is over 100 years old – and still effective. His Primus kitchen has had countless followers. This one is a propane version. (From the catalogue 1955.)

Do-it-yourself1990

Hammer drill

The powerful hammer drill makes light work of putting screws into hard materials, such as stone, masonry, wood and metal (From the catalogue 1990.)

Tech and entertainment1970

Omni-speakers

This time-typical and elegant speaker from the 1980s distributed sound 360 degrees.