GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 27, 1953


Nylon Bed Sheets. Pepperell Manufacturing Co. announced the world's first large-scale production of nylon bed sheets and pillow cases. Woven with more air spaces between threads to allow the material to "breathe," the contour sheets can be washed and dried in a jiffy, need no ironing. Price: $7.50 for double sheets, $5.95 for single, $1.95 for pillow cases, about the same as the most expensive percale.

Leakproof Battery. A flashlight battery which is chemically sealed against leakage of its electrolytic materials was put on the market by Olin Industries, Inc. Sealed by a chemical, the battery does not require...

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