Does anybody remember this
It looks like one of those old professions that dissapeared because of automation.
Way before my time.
Interesting the way the pins on the right are smaller.
I wonder was this for kids?
I was a pin setter when I was 7 years old, my uncle Morris owned a bowling alley with 11 lanes and he had over 200 pinball machines also. I got paid .75 cents an hour and I worked 12 hours on Sat and 14 on Sunday.
Ialway throught this was a new inventionand what is the guy in the bottom doing
Looks like he is "dusting" the windows.
No George he's not dusting or washing windows but it's a job he doing.
Is that how the NSA used to listen in on conversations before we had cell phones and internetz?
I think you are right, just a long pole and worked like a styascope (sp). Now I will have to kill you because you know too much HEHEHEHE snear snear
ONLY The Shadow knows
No guys it a alarm clock the guy was paid to go house to house waking people up,it was before the invention of the alarm clock.
I didn't want to spoil it for others but they were known as 'knocker uppers' here.
They were usually gas lamplighters and if you gave them a cup of tea or some other small favour they'd waken you up when they came round.
Knocker uppers' that's great ok this one is great -who's steering