13 Things From the Past That Were Big Surprises for Their New Owners

3 years ago

The past has always captured people’s interest and it always will because it’s so interesting to find out how our ancestors lived, what they used, and what they dreamed about. This is why anything that takes us 10 years back becomes really valuable. The folks from today’s compilation have found things from different time periods and they were happy to have discovered them.

We at Bright Side also have experience of finding relics of the past (mostly in our grandparents’ attics), which is why we understand the emotions you can feel when something like this happens.

“So my family and I have been living in our house we bought a few years back. It was built in the late ’40s. I had remodeled everything on the first and second floors. When it came time to remodel the basement, I found something amazing.”

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

A school security guard found a bag stuck between the lockers but didn’t know it had been there since the 1950s. Inside, there were things that gave a snapshot of the life of teenagers from that time.

“My mom still has my baby silverware... I’m 36.”

“Vintage board games found in the attic of our new house”

This disk with 500 hours of free internet from 1999

“Found in my fiancé’s backyard, it’s been sitting there since the ’90s”

“I found something interesting.”

“I found a fossil in the parking lot of a pet store.”

“Found a 2011 MacBook Pro at a relative’s house, that has never been opened.”

“A 1-dollar coin I found, from 1882”

2 bottles of the same seasoning, bought 20+ years apart

“I found this beautiful old compass in my grandparents’ house.”

“Anyone know Freddy Marr, age 6, from London, so we can let him know his message was found in Denmark?”

Have you ever found any interesting things from the past? Share your pictures with us!


I'd love for Freddy to know that his message had been found.... Adorable.

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