Photos: Sexiest undies ever! -- and nine other bizarre items from the 1950s

Last year, we shared "Ten hilariously unnecessary items from the 1950s," using as our source a mid-century-era catalog from a now-defunct operation called Sunset House. But that initial batch was only the tip of the weirdness iceberg.

Here's our latest top ten, featuring unbecoming undergarments, penis-shaped sponges and more. Count them down below.

Number 10: Hope you don't miss breathing These form-fitting garments are intended to force all that extra flab dudes pack around into a slim, trim package. But another package might not feel too swell as a result.

Photos: Sexiest undies ever! -- and nine other bizarre items from the 1950s

Number 9: Take that, Transformers! This "Scientific Converta-Stand" not only could be converted into a bed, chair or sofa, but it also stimulated circulation and reduced leg swelling -- the latter probably caused by being accidentally folded up inside it.

Photos: Sexiest undies ever! -- and nine other bizarre items from the 1950s

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