The nylon stocking is 75 years old!

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  1. satcomer macrumors 603

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    I specially like the description.

     
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    Nice. Told the wife she should wear some today to celebrate this great invention :D
     
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    Nylons wer a big deal when they first came out. In post-war Europe, they were back-market currency like cigarettes.
     

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    Yes, nylons were an iconic item of clothing, and were very much in demand, as a currency in their own right, in the postwar European black market. Thanks for posting the article, OP.
     

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