Last month, Cory posted about a magnificent Plexiglass 1939 Pontiac up for auction. The gavel dropped at $308,000! Over at Collectors Weekly, BB pal Ben Marks posts a few of his other favorite transparent versions of familiar products.
The Western Electric 302. Designed by Henry Dreyfuss, the 302 was the workhorse of the Bell System for two decades. This example from TelephoneCreations.com was cast in clear resin. Like the Ghost Car, it was made for the New York World’s Fair."For Collectors, Clear Is the New Black"
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