16 Photos That Show What Usual Objects Looked Like in the Past

2 years ago

Today, we are so used to having smartphones instead of old-fashioned landlines, computers that let us talk, watch movies, listen to music, and even work that seeing how ordinary things looked in the past makes us feel extremely curious. And it’s not only the items from the past century that look extravagant, but things that people used 10-20 years ago.

We at Bright Side examined each of these photos shared by internet users with absolute admiration.

“I found an old thermometer for kids!”

To take the temperature with this thermometer, one needs to attach it to the forehead.

“I bowled at a vintage alley. The scores are kept on glass and projected above.”

“I finally have a Victorian bathroom to put my Victorian toilet roll holder in!”

Turns out, it’s an old kit for storing sewing supplies.

“Found these old shaving kits.”

“This old laptop had as a major selling point, they included a remote.”

“I found my dad’s old slide rule from college in the 1960s.”

Antique calculator from India

The original car simulator back in the day

Antique cash register

Antique vending machine. Apparently, you had to pull levers to make your choice back in the day.

“My dentist has this antique dental chair in the lobby of his office.”

“Antique Brighton washtub spotted at a secondhand appliance store”

“Found these early 1900s beard trimmers at an antiques’ fair. The patience men must have had to use them.”

Antique handheld 3D viewer

“I used to have an add-on camera for my cell phone back in the day.”

Do you have any interesting antiques stored in the depths of your home? Please share the photos with us!

Preview photo credit Loni_Bam / Reddit


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