Tagged: art deco

The Streamliner typewriter from Remington Rand, circa 1941.

Remington Rand’s Streamliner Typewriter (1941-42)

By the time the U.S. Civil War ended in 1865, E. Remington & Sons was one of the largest manufacturers of firearms in the world, and a company eager to diversify its business. Initially the company...

The box for Testor's Ryan PT-20 Trainer model.

Testors’ “Ryan Aeronautical PT-20” Model Kit

When I first saw photos of Harrison Ford’s crashed airplane in Los Angeles, I thought, “That plane looks familiar”. It turns out that Ford’s World War II-era Ryan ST3KR Trainer is a revision of...