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Cudworth-Hooper - Gadabout TM-1050 Time Machine Manual - Vintage user's manual for time travel machine (circa 1950's) - mid century design - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG)

69.95 EUR

Gadabout TM-1050 Time Machine Manual

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“There’s no time like the present,” goes the old expression.  And with a time machine, all times can be the present!

This instruction book, the Cudworth-Hooper Owner’s Manual: Operation and Maintenance for the Gadabout TM 1050, is truly one-of-a-kind.

According to the introduction, the Gadabout TM 1050 is a “lite vacuum time machine,” manufactured by Cudworth-Hooper in 2350.  The text includes extremely detailed sections on operation, safety, upkeep and trouble-shooting – everything you would need to know in order to use and maintain a lite-vacuum… well, a time machine.

Calls to Cudworth-Hooper for more information on the availability of the gadabout are, as yet, unanswered.  (And anyone with a Cudworth-Hooper product knows that it can take a long time to hear back from them.)

Still, this user’s manual, printed in 1953, is 96 pages of intricate diagrams and beautiful illustrations – a real gem of mid-century design.

So whether you own a Gadabout (and if you do – please call us!), or if you just love a good puzzler – you’re going to want to see this.  Trust us.



Quantity: 2004

Size: 5.75 x 9 in (15 x 23 cm)

Pages: 96, black and white with color accents

Printing Type: Offset

Quality: Archival (acid free paper)

Cover: Soft cover, silk-screened and embossed

Binding: Stud fastened

Printed: 1953 in Musterberg, Calif.

Published: 2350, Cudworth-Hooper



• Includes Certificate of Authenticity, individually numbered




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Cudworth-Hooper began in the 1920s as a manufacturer of farming equipment, and as their success with hog oilers grew, so did their inventory.  Today there are over 36 divisions of Cudworth-Hooper, making them one of the largest manufacturers in the world. 

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