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Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

  • Skycar 1960s

    Up, Up & Away – Hey Kids it’s the Skycar

    • 794 Views • 1960s, Futuristic, TransportComments Off

    Who of us hasn’t, when sat in a never-ending traffic jam, imagined the delight to be had in rising above the cars, trucks and fumes and gliding off into the sunset without a care in the World. Well, wonder no longer kids because we might just have the very...

  • spacelander future bike

    Spacelander – Space Age Cycle

    • 2451 Views • TransportComments Off

    Sometimes a new concept comes along that is radical, works well, makes sense and looks good but for one reason or another doesn’t sell and is consigned to the annals of history marked Unfortunate Failure. When it first hit the streets in 1960 the...

  • girl and voxmobile

    Voxmobile – Bizarre Guitar Car

    • 6443 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    It’s 1967, the USA is on the cusp of the hippie revolution and legendary amp manufacturers Vox (or rather to be entirely accurate VOX) are looking for a new way to promote their wares. We guess they initially considered an amp shaped car but that would be...

  • Janis Jolin Car

    Pearl’s Psychedelic Porsche – Janis Joplin’s Car

    • 3916 Views • 1960s, Music, Transport1 Comment

    Janis Joplin’s musical career was brief although without doubt undeniably influential but it was her unfortunate inability to kick the habit that lead to her untimely death at the age of 27 through a heroin overdose a mere sixteen days after another icon of...

  • Vespa advertising

    Around The World – Vespa Advertising

    • 6689 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, Popular, Retro Advertising, TransportComments Off

    We’re big fans of the Vespa scooter here at VoEA and for the sake of fairness and impartiality we also admire the svelte lines of Lambrettas too. However, here the focus is firmly on Piaggio’s finest with some rare ads we’ve not seen before and bear in...