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  • LikewiseVintage

    On this day (Oct. 24) in 1939, nylon stockings were sold to the public for the first time in Wilmington, Delaware, where the DuPont company was headquartered fashion history found photo print ad 30s 40s big leg nylon stockings

  • Rockagirl

    Du Pont Co.'s invention of nylon stockings caused a fashion revolution after their debut in Delaware. Above, actress Marie Wilson, whose leg was cast for this 1950 Hollywood advertising sculpture, is hoisted skyward for a comparison. stockings, nylon, nylons, retro, vintage, pin-up

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    THE HISTORY OF NYLON FABRIC & THE CREATOR WALLACE CAROTHERS

  • Modern Muckrakers

    Nylon stockings sold to the public for the first time in Wilmington, Delaware, where the DuPont company was headquartered; October 24, 1939

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