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[Mystère #26] Lampadaire distributeur de cafés

historyforgirls: In H M Robinson invented a gas lamp called the Pluto Lamp which could also dispense, for a halfpenny, cocoa, tea, coffee or unappetising-sounding beef tea. Why didn’t it catch on? (Via the ever-wonderful Ian Visits, www.ianvisits.co.uk)