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Old Things That Still Work (31 pics)

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Here is my 1958 Rolleiflex camera that was passed down to me. It still works perfectly and takes beautiful images.

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Oak chest. Storing family sh*t since 1682. Lock still working.


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My grandpa's razor I inherited, used to shave with him (w/out razor in) when little. 25ish yrs later I'm here, cleaned it up and threw new razor in. 1940's gold plated DE.


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Worlds oldest pairs of Levi's Jeans found in a goldmine 136 years later.


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Sure, you may lose a finger, but my Emerson table fan has been going strong for over 70 years.


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Going on twenty years.



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My "new" 60 year old Swiss army salt and pepper backpack.


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My Jewish great grandparents used this travelling case when they moved from Izmir , ottoman empire to Argentina in 1910. Still functional.


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Stanley Thermos used every day from 1970 to 2018.


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This used to wake me up for school in the 5th grade. I'm 39 now.


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My Grandfather's Grandfather's Pocket Watch, Which Made It Through WW1, And Still Works!


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30 years ago, I received this as a gift from my grandparents. Today, I get to pass it on to my son.


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Oxford bookbag from 1880 or so. My grandpa got it used when he started high school in 1951. It has since been used and enjoyed by my mom, uncle, aunt and myself and is still durable.


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This duffle bag that came with the Nintendo 64 my parents got me for Christmas ‘95. A little dinged up but very intact. Still one of my main travel bags.


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My Lego set being played with again 40 years later.


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Still sporting my dad's Coleman Classic tent from 70's. No leaks, and doesn't require a rain fly. All original poles in tact after 44 years.


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My Sheaffer Reminder ballpoint pen. This has been in my pocket every weekday for the last 15 years. It used to belong to my grand-father. I know he used it because the brass was already starting to wear through when I got it. They still make the refills for it.


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My great grandfather's desk from 1922.


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1939 Snap-On ratchet I found in the desert about 15 years ago.


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My pocket compass is engraved “ENG. DEPT. U.S.A. 1918”. Wish I had paid more attention who had owned these things when my parents passed them on to me. It’s too late to ask them now. But the compass still points to magnetic north after 99 years!


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My 1969 Raleigh Sports bicycle, still widely available used, will last forever with minimal care. I ride mine regularly and have owned it for over ten years.


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My 1974 Sansui 881, she's 43 years old this month.


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A camera my grandpa bought for a 100 dollars in 1953, today it would have cost almost 2000 dollars.


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This SILVA compass I bought when I was 14, now I am 61 (has seen a lot of hikes).


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Original Game Boy still works like a charm.


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Grandmother still has her WWII Frigidaire Refrigerator, still works without a hitch!


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My Super Nintendo still going strong 27 years later.


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Great Grandfather didn't leave me much, but I've used this every time I fish for 20 years.


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Successfully ruining my mornings since 1996.


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80's Ka-Bar USMC knife. Older sister used it for 5 years in the army, my dad used it for 15 years, and I have had used it for 10. Seen lots of use.


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My WW2 era tabletop GE fan.



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