Originally designed in the 1930s and little-changed throughout the middle of the 20th century, this Swedish massager was often encountered at the barbershop, where its specialty was scalp massage after a haircut.
Look closely at the graphic on the inside lid of the Detwiller's case and you'll see the tank of compressed air that made this model vibrate. A very unusual design that did not make the marketplace headway that electricity-powered vibrators did.
Dr. Johansen's Vibrator (1904-1907)
Currently the most popular electric vibrator, the Hitachi Magic Wand began its life decades ago with a sleek modern look.