It’s amazing to realize that some of the things that surround us or are stored somewhere in old boxes are older than us, and have seen events that we only know from stories or books. A 1945 newspaper or a coin that is more than 100 years old – the language does not dare to call these items just rubbish, because they open a real portal to the past. We have collected examples of such things for you.
The light in the bus is still on from the original 1990 battery
Found an old refrigerator full of soap at a friend’s house
The property used to belong to his uncle and they have no explanation.
This is a 1950s stainless steel Clorox lid that I found in the ground with a metal detector.
Found an old reel to reel tape recorder
My great-grandfather’s Oscar nomination, 1944
All original door handles from 1928 have been preserved in our house.
The war is over
Philadelphia Record cover, Wednesday 15 August 1945. We found it while renovating our restaurant.
While cleaning, I found my sister’s purse made of duct tape, made in the 90s.
I ordered a 119 year old online book
Quite a few pages remained uncut, that is, no one has ever read it.
Found a 135 year old 3p coin buried outside my house. I live in the USA
Today I found a 1905 dime in the cash register at work
1981 40-year-old chocolate chips found in great-grandmother’s freezer
I found a coupon that expired over 100 years ago
Found my father’s old (and seemingly unopened) Star Wars board game
The Polaroid 250 my parents found while cleaning my grandfather’s insurance building
Dad found this vintage Pikachu figurine on the street