Article: 19880101131

Title: Super Shopping

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Super Shopping
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Steve Conway and James Imbrogno
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If you can't own a Porsche 959, there's always this handsome 6" x 12" model that's been hand-carved from alder wood and finished with a transparent lacquer that allows the beauty of the natural grain to remain visible, from Woodeye Productions, San Fernando, California, about $300, including a wood base.
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The Great American Sports Bag comes packed with some unbeatable features—nine pockets and compartments for everything from keys and sneakers to wet towels and sweaty workout gear, from Ronald Louis, Boulder, Colorado, $150.
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Ease on down the road or hit the slopes in Bercy sunglasses, from France, which have a pliable thermoplastic frame and interchangeable yellow or mirrored lenses, from Renaissance Eyewear, Fords, New Jersey, $95.
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Zapit's optical remote-control power booster turns ordinary infrared remote-control devices into supercharged command centers. The Zapit system amplifies signal strength with so much power that it bounces off walls and around corners. Beam us up, Scotty! From Monster Cable Products, $24.95.
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New Wave, an art-deco-influenced neon wall clock measuring 30"x17"x5", features a German quartz battery-operated movement and an A.B.S. plastic body. The neon will probably last more than 30 years, while the transformer, which can be replaced, is good for ten years or more, from The Electric Art Company, St. Louis, Missouri, $400.
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Enter any avenue address into the credit-card-size Manhattan City Key, and in less than a second you have an easy-to-read digital display of the nearest cross street in the Big Apple. The City Key also doubles as a calculator, from Macy's, New York, about $30.
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Bose's mini loud-speakers are smaller than a quart of milk and weigh about two pounds. They are part of the AM-5 Acoustimass Speaker System, featuring two sets of the two-cube speaker array and the Acoustimass module (not shown), designed to handle frequencies below the range of the cubes, $699.
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This well-designed and elegant multidrawer gentleman's jewelry chest is lovingly hand made from cherry wood and fitted with solid-brass hardware and sueded pigskin. The front panel has three positions; it locks the chest, serves as a tray or stows out of sight, from H. Gerstner & Sons, Dayton, Ohio, $400.
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