1940 And now the modern world begins. Simple lines, athletic model,  Thomas Dolby glasses. Says the copy:

“OH SAY, DO YOU SEE? Something new in a woolknit bathing suit is the dressmaker effect achieved here by the smooth midriff, flared skirt and uplift bodice. It’s designed to flatter as well as afford the utmost in practicality. Red banding defines the neckline, and lightweight woolknit of the same material is used for the separate panties.”

Just nine years away from Miss Long Island, but might as well be 50.