Category Archives: Exploring Antique Technologies

The Hupmobile: A Journey Through Time

The Hupmobile: A Journey Through Time

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Most people know the name “Ford.” The same cannot be said of “Hupp,” though the little roadster created by the Hupp Motor Car Company won the hearts of many that drove it. With its lightness and depend-ability, the Hupp Model 20, or “Hupmobile” was popular upon its release and […]

Necessity's Children

Necessity's Children

Highlighting Some Weird and Wonderful Early Gadgets Exploring Antique Technologies By Kary Pardy As a collector, chances are good that you’ve run across several items in old homes, flea markets, or antique stores that boggled the mind. These objects from past eras seem irreconcilable with our own and often end up displayed rather than being […]

Colorful Chemistry

Colorful Chemistry

Exploring Antique Technologies By Kary Pardy Glass is blown, pressed, molded, and patterned, but sometimes the most stunning features come from within. Spanning almost all colors of the rainbow, the spectrum of colored glass has always dazzled collectors as much as the forms themselves. Glassmakers keep their specific color formulas a closely guarded secret, however, […]