View the picture 'Vintage inventions' from the photo gallery of the world's weirdest inventions' on Yahoo Finance Canada . Plastic face protection from snowstorms in Montreal, Canada. Date: (Mary Evans Picture Library/CATERS NEWS)
the precursor to the roadbook and an interesting (if ultimately failed) example of pre-ID industrial design. Invented in the UK, the wrist-mounted device provided user-advanceable mapping information at a glance.
Gas Resistant Pram This stroller was invented in England during world war 2 and was designed to protect the child from inhaling gas. Can you imagine pushing your baby in a stroller like this? We think it looks more like a coffin than a pram!