11 Super Cool Vintage Finds That The Internet Shared

There are two types of people in this world – people who accumulate new and fancy things at every opportunity, and people who love trolling garage sales and secondhand stores and their grandparents’ cabinets for the vintage styles they love.

These 11 people are the latter type, and their schlepping to Goodwill (among other places) has definitely paid off in these cool pieces.

If you’re someone who loves vintage stuff, this list is going to delight you for sure!

11. Proof it wasn’t always there.

For those who have to see things with their own eyes.

Old folding fan without “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance
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10. “May be habit forming.”

I suppose that’s proved out now.

This very old bottle of cocaine we found in my pharmacy.
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9. Someday those will get smoked.

By a desperate person who doesn’t know what they’re doing.

My mom went to the USSR in 1985 and still has a Soviet pack of cigarettes.
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8. Is that a straw?

Did they used to be like, juice boxes?

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.
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7. I can’t believe it’s intact.

That temperature must have been extremely well-regulated for YEARS.

This Sprite can I found in the ceiling of an old mall.
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6. Kids will be kids.

No matter when they were born.

Geometry textbook from 1927: “In case of fire, throw this in”
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5. If you live in an old house, you have to do stuff like this.

Otherwise you’re just missing opportunities left and right!

This hole in the wall showing the original wallpaper from 1885
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4. Someone had a source.

Good thing it ended up to be a valid one.

My grandma saved a newspaper declaring the end of World War I from Nov 7, 1918, four days BEFORE the war ended.
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3. This was a thing?

Hollywood sure has been lying to us!

Still operational, origional 1957 wall mount refrigerator
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2. What a great day that would have been.

A ready-made playlist from your youth!

Found my old, still working MP3 player with more than 3000 songs of my late teenage years
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1. OK this is super cool.

I don’t care who you are.

My mom has two vacuum’s from the same company with nearly a 100 year age difference.
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I love love love old stuff, and am committing to spending more time in thrift stores from here on out.

What about you? What’s the coolest thing you’ve found secondhand? Tell us about it in the comments!