33 curious retro gizmos that keep a history in themselvesPictolic
Some people love everything new, while others are fans of vintage things that are soaked in antiquity. They find such things at various flea markets, markets, or just in their grandmother's closet, but these things have a special charm. There is a special community on the Reddit forum where people share such retro finds. Let's look at some interesting examples!
"This is our old set of spice jars. My grandmother bought it for me 30 years ago."
The book "Le Manuscript Bleu", 1848.
"My dad recently restored a 1929 Ford Model A. We arranged a photo shoot with him in the style of gangsters of the 20s. Rate it."
"A 300-year-old device in the library that allowed you to search for information in seven open books at once."
"I picked up this Edwardian-style dress at a flea market."
Vintage pocket list of products with different item names.
"And this is a bird cage in the form of a Victorian-style church. It is two meters high!".
A bronze set of dishes from 1910.
"I found this retro lamp in some flea market on Facebook. My husband hates him, but I admire him!"
Excavated in 1974, statues of soldiers of the Terracotta army of 2000 years ago. This burial included at least 8,100 full-size terracotta statues of Chinese warriors and their horses.
"I found this wonderful silver brooch, dated 1880."
"I found the book "Alice in Wonderland" from my late grandmother."
"I'm just showing you a magnificent Hungarian oak tree. It was once part of a table on an old farm."
An ornament in the form of a tiger from the Roman era, found by a metal detector.
Unusual door handle.
"I noticed these cute retro spots at a flea market."
Poems and short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, one of the first editions, 1897-1898.
"I noticed in the Bible, which I am restoring, this drawing is from about the 17th century."
"My collection of colored vintage bottles".
Mini-vending machine with soda from the 50s.
"I found this World War II brooch with a metal detector."
"A wonderful vintage find from a flea market, 1926".
"I restored the chair from 1909."
"My small collection of products made of uranium glass".
"The contents of an old sewing box".
A Belgian screen from the 1920s.
"A strip of lead with an iron nail inside. Such people were found among the Greeks and Romans. Perhaps it was used for some kind of love spell."
"I bought this flag at a flea market for $ 20, sold it at auction for $ 4,200. It turned out to be the flag of a Civil War general."
"The coolest birthday present I've ever received."
"A top hat of the late 19th century that belonged to my great-great-great-grandfather."
"My mini-collection of microscopes of the early 20th century".
"This 19th-century mandolin came to me from my grandfather."
"18-karat gold ring with emerald and diamond".
A mirror of the Victorian era of the 1870s.