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In then UK when I was a kid - say in the 1950s - I think it was Clarkes -  many shoe shops had an x-ray machine into which kids could put their feet to see what size shoes they needed. When the dangers of x-rays became realised they were swiftly removed. CJB.

--- On Wed, 15/8/12, Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> From: Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] X-rays and sheet music
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 5:00
> Coin operated x-ray machine c1900
> . The glass case contains the x-ray tube and high voltage
> coil. stick
>         you hand in the slot about and
> view your hand bones through the double
>         eyepiece on top
>  
> http://www.underthepier.com/17_novelty_machines.htm
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
>  From: "[log in to unmask]"
> <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:54 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] X-rays and sheet music
>  
> Hi,
> 
>    For those interested in the subject, there will
> soon appear  a curious 
> article on the origin of X-rays and the role of recorded
> music  (instrumental 
> and lyrics). Suggestions are always welcome. Yes, even
> coin-op  versions, 
> ca. 1896.
> 
> Allen K.
>   _www.phonobooks.com_ (http://www.phonobooks.com)
>