It’s just amazing what can be done these days. If I want to buy any part, no matter how cheap, I order it on (say) ebay, and two weeks later some fast carrier delivers via Royal Mail from Asia. One of my favourite movies could not be found anywhere. It’s in black and white. Some guy in South Korea was happy to provide me with a copy that had English subtitles though. Excellent deal!.
1954 is when Japan was turning from being a defeated nation into a victorious one in many ways. One of my heroes is W. Edwards Deming… he was cast out from the USA as the cabal at the time (big USA auto manufacturers) didn’t like him for some reason. A true samurai if there ever was one. He knew how to defend a village … Japan 🙂
Canada Dry anyone?