Posts Tagged '1970'

Vulcain Nautical Cricket 1970 Watch: A Classic Gets Remade

I remember that when I was a kid, it was a big deal when my dad got a Seiko analog watch that had a built-in alarm clock. It was definitely something different, and it looked better than a lot of digital watches. The Vulcain Nautical Cricket Watch was an early analog alarm watch from 1970, which is now being remade.

vulcain nautical cricket 1970 watch retro

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Rare Fisheye Nikkor Lens for Sale… Just $160,000

SLR camera lenses can be pretty expensive, but this has got to be some sort of a record. A rare fisheye Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lens, which is supposed to offer the world’s most extreme wide-angle, has gone on sale at Gray’s of Westminster in London, UK for the low, low price of $160,000 (USD), give or take a few dollars after currency conversion.

nikon nikkor fisheye 1970 lens

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Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?

Yep, this was a real plane that was created by NASA and it’s called the AD-1. It’s got these strange oblique wings that are turned 60-degrees across its fuselage. The main question is why was this done and how could it fly?

nasa wings askew plane 1970

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1970s Star Trek Fan Film Is An Awesome Time Capsule

This retro video is sure to put a smile on the face of any original Trekkies out there. If you were a kid in the 1970s, then this is exactly what your epic Star Trek fan flick would look like.

star trek fan pic 70s cape cod video

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Vintage Logos

Great vintage logos from the mid-seventies. I took a few minutes to download them all, they are really nifty. (via cpluv)


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