Old, Weird Tech: German Potato Nose-Correcting Contraption

Do you suffer from potato nose or duckbill nose? What you want, like the rest of us, of course, is the Greco-Roman Normal Form.

Do you suffer frompotato nose or duckbill nose? Long nose or hook nose? Slant nose or saddle nose? What you really want, like the rest of us, of course, is the Greco-Roman Normal Form. That according to this vintage advertisement for what BoingBoing calls an “old-timey German nose-error-correcting contraption.” The Vintage Ads Livejournal (who else?) has the translated text:

via Old, Weird Tech: German Potato Nose-Correcting Contraption – Nicholas Jackson – Technology – The Atlantic.





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