Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“This photo is of my mother and I in 1977 in ‘West’ Germany and another by myself in 2014 in New Jersey with the same wicker ‘Queen’s Chair.’ The chair is mine now.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“I got this Timberland backpack when I came to the US in 2001. 18 years later and it’s still going strong.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

Mr. Allen Swift, who lived to be 102 years old, owned & drove the same car for 82 years: a 1928 Rolls-Royce Piccadilly P1 Roadster.

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“It’s about 130 years old. The model is out of production, but equivalents are available.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“My late grandmother’s 1950s Dormeyer Silver Star is the only kitchen aid I need.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“My old toy car survived 7 kids and is still rolling after 35 years.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“This is a leather backpack my grandfather bought me for school in 1991. I promised him I’d keep it forever.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“This is my grandpa’s gold plated DE razor from the 40s that I inherited. 25 years later I’m here, cleaned it up, and threw a new razor in.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“Still hungry for dust 40+ years later.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“This is my grandparents’ Toastmaster (1956). They’ve both since passed away, but the toaster keeps toasting.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“I recently inherited my Grandad’s 1969 Omega Chronostop.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“My dad’s Sony Trinitron [late 60s] is still going strong, with the Atari 2600 Woody.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“Here’s my mom’s denim jacket from Spain in 1982. I get compliments on this all the time.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“This is a 1960s David Douglas Pyrex percolator with the original stovetop protector, and all its original parts. It brews a perfect 8 cup pot in 5 minutes.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“My 1957 Leica M3 — it’s still working perfectly after 61 years.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“My mom’s Guess jeans purchased ~1985 are my favorite pair.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“Here’s my 1969 Raleigh Sports bicycle. They’re still widely available used and will last forever with minimal care.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“Mid-60s BMW motorcycles are remarkably solid, simple machines. This one is as smooth, solid, and responsive as the day it rolled out of the showroom.”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

This Transformers tent is at least 33 years old.

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)

“I’m not one to hold onto things, but this was a good purchase! 21 years later…”

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Old Things That Are Still Useful (20 pics)