Business & Finance: Still No Victory Models

For months U.S. citizens have been titillated by talk of "victory model" consumer durable goods—goods made on a standardized, materials-pinching basis by a few small "nucleus" plants in each industry while bigger competitors converted to war production. Last week, however, it looked as if victory models were a mirage.

> WPB ordered all U.S. typewriter production after Oct. 31 concentrated in tiny Woodstock Typewriter Co. But it also announced that Woodstock's entire production (23,000 machines a year) will be reserved for the Army & Navy.

> WPB ordered the minuscule manufacture of the...

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