People Are Sharing The Cool Vintage Things They’ve Found (22 Pics)

The last time I moved, I went through boxes of stuff I had to get rid of. None of it had any value to me anymore but every once in a while you come across something cool and vintage.

The people who lost these items had no idea they’d turn out to be vintage one day. It’s crazy to think about what will be considered “vintage” in 30 years.

1. “This very old bottle of cocaine we found in my pharmacy.”


2. “I work for the railway and found this Gatorade carton in near mint condition in a tunnel. Date on the top says June 16, 1988.”


3. “Geometry textbook from 1927: “In case of fire, throw this in.”


4. My grandma saved a newspaper declaring the end of World War I from Nov 7, 1918, four days BEFORE the war ended.


5. “Found my old, still working MP3 player with more than 3000 songs of my late teenage years”


6. “Old folding fan without “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance”


7. “My mom went to the USSR in 1985 and still has a Soviet pack of cigarettes.”


8. “This Sprite can I found in the ceiling of an old mall.”


9. “This hole in the wall showing the original wallpaper from 1885”


10. “Still operational, original 1957 wall mount refrigerator”


11. “My mom has two vacuum’s from the same company with nearly a 100 year age difference.”


12.”This picture of my parents never actually happened, but two separate photos that fit perfectly together.”


13. “My Great-Grandfather’s social security card was made out of metal, not paper.”


14. “A wall was removed in a Victorian house we are working at which revealed an old cast iron fireplace.”


15. “Found these 110(?) year old Crayolas in the back of a family secretary desk. The pack still has the crayons.”


16. “My Great Grandma’s medical bill from 1950”


17. “Architect friends found this beam in an old house in Massachusetts, the date is the battle of Bunker Hill”


18. “Husband received a letter he wrote to himself in 1998”


19. “Doodles in 1878, by my great great grandfather.”


20. “Found a movie ticket for Forrest Gump in the pocket of a shirt I bought at the thrift store”


21. “My grandmother’s immigration forms from the 1950s look just like Cards Against Humanity.”


22. “Someone had all the failed presidential candidates bumper stickers on their car”


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