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Fucking Hysterical: A Timeline of Vintage Vibrators
For centuries hysteria was a legitimate and common diagnosis for women who just needed to get laid, or, at the very least, treat themselves to a few mind-blowing orgasms. But since most women in the old-timey days didn't even know they could have...
Barker Universal Portable Vibrator The Barker Universal Portable Vibrator, serial number 18019. This one was manufactured abound 1906 by James Baker, Inc., Sixth and Cayuga Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
WOODY. Three variations of a wood encased vibrator. The label plates all say "Made in Japan" and give a manufacturer in the form of a trade mark symbol. I have been told the term "Made in Japan" would not have been used until 1922 and I don't expect this model would have survived on the market into the depression so I date these from the 1920's.
MACAURA'S BLOOD CIRCULATOR Originally sold as the Macaura's Pulsocon and later renamed the Macaura's Blood Circulator. The action is a plunging motion of the center disk at the end. There were also applicators that would screw into the center disk. British patent 13932. Made by The British Appliances Manufacturing Company
VIBRAKO BLOOD CIRCULATOR The Vibrako Blood Circulator is based on the design of the Macauras Blood Circulator and has been modified to make it quieter in operation. It was patented on April 28, 1914 by William Francis Lay. This example is marked patent pending so that would date it to 1913, shortly before the patent was issued.