Monthly Archives: September 2018

THE INTERNET PRISONER

(Motala, 2017) The Internet Prisoner was a classic typewriter built by Pedro Maria Gutierrez in 1999 that was sold to Jörgenssons Plåt och Form in 2014.

AZRA

(Alingsås, 2018) Azra is one of four original typewriters used by Tito that is left since the 1963 December fire in Vukovar.

KING HARALD’S HORSE

(Gothenburg, 2018) King Harald’s Horse was the only remaining ship after Solferino & Greenbeck Shipping Company was forced to close down its ferry lines following the 1979 turbulence on the Oslo stock market.

LERWICK TO COPENHAGEN

(Gothenburg, 2018) The ferry line between Lerwick and Copenhagen started in 1977 as a result of the Amsterdam convention, and the last ferry “Belinda Gay” left Lerwick in May 2001.

THE KIRKWALL GALLEY

(Gothenburg, 2018) Built in 1962, “The Kirkwall Galley” was the first passenger ship to ever make the journey from Aberdeen to Narvik in less than 24 hours.

THE HAPPY FACE OF LUXOR

(Alingsås, 2018) The racing car Wyra 193, or “The Happy Face of Luxor” was the first to win three days in a row at the Nolingham Silver Derby in 1962 but crashed the following year at Minzanita.

AQUAMAN

(Trollhättan, 2018) Aquaman was the fifth World War I mine to be salvaged from the sunken destroyer Hagwaldo north of Skagen and had an inscribed message from its crew, saying “I bring you the age of the Aquaman”.

THE CROSS OF THE LEPRA GOD

(Visingsö, 2018) The entrance of the lepra colony “Myskebo” on Visingsö still reminds of the days when the 20 bed facility was in use until 1913.

THE REEF SHARK

(Borås, 2018) The international food contest The Reef Shark is estimated to increase sales by almost 3000% in shops around the world by the end of 2030.