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Patent Fashion – Personal Flotation Device, 1915

Perhaps not a fashion, but it is worn… Moved by the tragedy of the Titanic, Norwegian-bornĀ former sailor (who had been shipwrecked three times), John Edlund (1874 – 1957), invented a personal life saving device and patented the idea in 1915. … Continue reading

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