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Newequipment 4741 Ned Throwback 1938 Promo
Newequipment 4741 Ned Throwback 1938 Promo
Newequipment 4741 Ned Throwback 1938 Promo
Newequipment 4741 Ned Throwback 1938 Promo
Newequipment 4741 Ned Throwback 1938 Promo

Old Equipment Digest: NED Archives from 1938

Oct. 26, 2017
This publication has been around for more than 80 years and we've opened our archives to give you a glimpse of the "new" equipment from long ago. Here's what we found from 1938.

In 1938, industry was slowly pulling America out of a long and dark depression. Environmental health and safety was top of mind and machines could coat golf balls at a clip of 800 per hour. Ah, what a swell time!

Down the road from NED's offices, a welding company by the name of Lincoln-Electric was pushing arc welders. Not much has changed in that department. The welding masks are a little more high tech, though.

The winner of best ads goes to H.S. Cover. Great fonts, great illustrations. And a real guy on a  cartoon body. Classic! Remember they didn't even have Photoshop back then, making these all the more impressive.