Unusual Vintage Car Accessories You Don’t See Today

Record Players In Cars Were A Thing

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Aside from the radio, automakers in the 1950s thought drivers may want to listen to their favorite records while driving. This concept wasn’t entirely thought through.

Car record players were limited to 45rpm singles, requiring them to be turned over every three minutes to continue listening. This car accessory trend was short-lived in the U.S. but continued on in Europe into the 1960s.