RE: OT? Vintage manuals

Subject: RE: OT? Vintage manuals
From: "Brasel, Russell" <russell -dot- brasel -at- hccredit -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 08:08:48 -0600

I have some original manuals for my old analog synthesizers, and some of
them, especially for those made by a now-defunct company called ARP, are
fairly well written. My old Yashica FR 35mm camera-well, that's a
different story.

But my favorite small set of user instructions are those on the side of
an old Wesson Oil homemade mayonnaise maker. The simple instructions-I
can't remember the exact recipe-are embossed on the side of the jar. It
was made in the late 20's and is a nice fusion of usability and proper
documentation. Here's a link: Also, my
grandmother would have been amazed if you told her they go for 55.00

Now think about that as compared to something like a Cuisinart 9pc food



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