1960s

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Bit of nostalgia for me.a Swann Electric kettle just like the one we had growing up

1960's Five Pound Note

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SHERBET FOUNTAIN - fond memories I used to love the sherbert but hated liquorice so my sis would have that bit :)

Retro chocolate & sweet treats we wish would make a comeback!

Remember Fuse, Marble and Wispa Mint chocolate bars? Here's the discontinued retro chocolate bars and sweets we'd love to see return in 2014!

A lost bar of chocolate was a rather alcoholic rum and raisin slab called Cadbury’s ‘Old Jamaica’. This consisted of raisins seeped in old Jamaican rum sandwiched in Cadbury’s chocolate very grown up and absolutely gorgeous! 9 pence a bar!

Old Jamaica choc bar.

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Dinky #104 SPV restoration - heeeeelp?

I'm fortunate to have all the parts (missing missile but they're available on Ebay)...but I'm truly having difficulty getting the missile cocking/forward hatch opening mechanism to w...

Toilet Paper Chad Valley offer School toilet paper, hard and nonabsorbent! We also had this is our downstairs toilet as a kid. I HATED it!School toilet paper, hard and nonabsorbent! We also had this is our downstairs toilet as a kid. I HATED it!

Izal Toilet Paper Chad Valley offer

Probably 1960s.

One of the first Water Guns Toys in the UK. We had great fun in the sun with one of these filled with water, SOAK TIME.

First washing-up liquid in UK. I remember this.

 Brings back some lovely memories in my childhood. We had inkwells in our school desks and the vintage pen nibs for writing with pink blotting paper. loved it!

Quink fountain pen ink

"You needed 'a screwdriver and a hammer' to open them, Party Seven aficionado Nick Mullen recalls to The Times. 'And then it was like Mount Vesuvius.

No 70's party was complete without a Party Seven.

AJAX cleaner my Mum used back in the day.

Known as scouring powder. It's competitor was Comet in the green paper can.

Rediffusion, we all rented Televisions. The controls were fixed to a wall and changing channels involved schlepping from comfy sofa to switch and back again.

Rediffusion TV rental

Heinz Vegetable Salad/ tin of vomit Retro Recipes, Vintage Recipes, Gourmet Recipes, My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, Vegetable Salad, My Memory, The Good Old Days, Green Beans

Heinz Vegetable Salad, 6.9-Ounce Can (Pack of 6)

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Tide box by mankatt (hide) do they even make powdered detergent anymore?

1960s Tide box

I think its 1960s - got this at a tag sale - for once the reply to my usual "do you have any old boxes or packaging" was met with "check out this detergent box we found in the attic" as opposed to "already threw it in the dumpster" - heh - Intensified!

Did't these switch on with a match pressed in to them ? I recall dad hiring a skip to go on the road and having to light it up and showing me how to turn them on - Mo Oneill - Deep Nostalgia

Did't these switch on with a match pressed in to them ? I recall dad hiring a skip to go on the road and having to light it up and showing me how to turn them on - Mo Oneill - Deep Nostalgia

Did’t these switch on with a match pressed in to them ? I recall dad hiring a skip to go on the road and having to light it up and showing me how to turn them on Did't these switch on with a match pressed in to them ? I recall dad hiring a skip to go on the road and having to light it up and showing me how to turn them on

OMO washing powder - OMO is an Unilever brand, the name is used in Brasil… Retro Ads, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, Old Ads, Teenage Years

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“Omo: Adds brightness to whiteness... Just one of the many 1950s washing powder packets on display”

Nov 2014 - Ten shilling note goes out of circulation 1970 (Source: Castelli 2014 corporate diaries feature facts every day)

A 10 bob note, this was a lot of pocket money.