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Old Things That Still Work (24 pics)

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Technics turntable and Dual Amplifier, both made in the late 70s, still going strong.

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A Kennedy Toolbox I recently inherited from my grandpa. He used it when he worked for the US Department of Energy in the 60s (back then it was the Department of Atomic Energy).


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Leica M3, born on 6/30/1965. Built to be handed down between generations of photographers.


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Sunbeam Radiant Control T-20B. Year stamp of 1954. Replaced power cord and needs re-chromed but works perfectly.


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Full set of (plated) silverware that was given to my great grandmother when she married in 1924. Has seen nearly daily use across 4 generations since then.


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Noodle maker from 1964 still looks like new.



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My Canon camera bag. Got it in 1996. Still does it’s job. Been around the world 4 times.


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I've been using this stereo for years, not sure where it came from but it works flawlessly still and sounds great!


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Got a rarely seen nickel-plated Gillette NEW from 1930s.


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My parents purchased this mixer in the mid 80's. It has survived multiples moves and it's still being used today!


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Coleman Campstove Model 5427. Been through 3 generations of camping & hunting in my family & has seen over 50 years of use. BIFL!


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Hello Gorgeous! (Weber Grill).


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Bone handled, forged steel carving knife made by Atkinson Bros Sheffield. Approximately 100 years old and onto it's fourth generation. Still slices with ease.


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Sanyo portable hair dryer from 1983. Passed down from my mom and I still use it to this day.


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Trek bicycle I purchased in 1998. It's been through hell and still going strong.


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Game Boy Color. The sound is a bit quiet but I can still play Super Mario Bros.


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My 1964 Art Deco Craftsman Circular saw, wooden box and original steel blades (blades can be re-sharpened).


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DeVillbis Steam Vaporizer - my mom used it when we were sick as babies in the 70s & 80s, and now I’m using it to help my foster kittens with upper-respiratory infections!


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Had this handed down to me from my parents who had it handed down to them about 20 years ago. If Google is any help, I think it's a Windmere T-8. Just cleaned it up the best I could today. Still turns bread into toast.


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32 years and still going strong with the original box.


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My girlfriend got this Toastmaster waffle maker from her parents. It was a wedding gift 30 years ago.


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31 years later still pressing shirts like a champ! Overbuilt in West Germany.


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Sunbeam automatic toaster, exact age unknown. It was given to my mom in 1975, well-used, after our house had burned down.


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My Dad still uses my Grandpa’s Dewalt MBF Radial Saw from 1957 (I think). It’s installed on a workbench my Grandpa made as well.



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