Roll a Ray Infrared Heat Massage Health Device Bakelite Art Deco Quackery Fraud

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Seller: answerguy1 (1,386) 100%, Location: Redding, California, Ships to: US, Item: 202760949355 You are looking at a vintage Roll a Ray massager with infrared, from the 1930s - 1940s. No Box. Brown Art Deco Bakelite body. Marketed as a device that would cure a variety of ills: Roll a Ray heat massage. Quack medical device manufactured by O.C.Sutton Corporation Wichita, KS. U.S.A. This one was sold before a lawsuit was filed against the company in Federal court in 1948. The suit alleged that the company mislead it's clients claiming that this device would treat lumbago, rheumatism, muscular aches, etc. The courts ordered that the 60 watt bulb be replaced with a 30 watt, and all boxes be destroyed because the medical claims were fraudulent. Sold for $9.95 in 1937! I've heard that one of these is in the Modern Museum Of Art. Works, no fraying of cord, a little scuffing. Great conversation piece. 115 volts, 60 watts. 8 inches long 7 inches high and 4 3/4 wide. Very nice vintage condition.Let the photos be your guide. They are of the actual item you will receive.Please ask questions before bidding.All items I sell are guaranteed to be AS DESCRIBED -- Please determine the suitability of the item(s) on which you are bidding. If you have questions please email me -- I will answer as quickly as possible.Payment by PayPal only, and I will only ship to PayPal verified addresses. I'm usually able to ship the next day after payment (sometimes the same day).This is not a business, I do auctions for fun, let’s keep it fun. Condition: Quack bakelite medical device in great condition., Maker: O.C.Sutton Corporation Wichita, KS. U.S.A.

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