No Idea How Those Ancient Things Still Work… (23 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       25 Mar 2020       6017       3

A working hole punch that is 100+ years old

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My father’s Talkboy from the 1990s that still works perfectly

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A gift from my great-grandmother, a vintage Mickey Mouse pocket watch in great condition

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A vintage piggy bank slot machine from Las Vegas

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My grandfather’s Sears Roebuck belt sander from the 50s/60s — it’s still in a perfect condition.

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100-year-old pencil sharpener

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100-year-old waffle iron that I still use

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Pocket watch from the Ottoman Empire, 140 years old and it still works.

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My Kitchen Aid mixer from the 1960s is in perfect condition and I have been using it for 8 years now.

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My 40-year-old Tonka Crane — now I’ve given it to my son.

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My friend, my sewing machine from the 1950s

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My grandfather gave me this Tube Radio as a gift from the 40s/50s and it still has an amazing sound.

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Meat grinder from the 1920s

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My 75-year-old grinder — I am never going to use another one.

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100+ year-old iron in perfect condition, no electricity, no problem

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Peugeot coffee grinder, 117+ years old, and yes, it is from the carmaker.

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Steampunk lamp in perfect condition

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Vintage Icebox fridge from the 19th century

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Vintage traffic light

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Rare typewriter from the 1950s, used for writing sheet music

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Console TV from the ’70s, my entertainment when I was a child

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My grandfather gave me a CB Radio from the ’70s and it still works.

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A Swiss music box from the 1940s — it works beautifully.

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Everyday 11 month s ago
#1 is not a holepunch
it is an eyelet setter
       
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Groom 11 month s ago
They still work because stuff back then was built to last and not made by the cheapest bidder out of cr#p materials.
       
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Harmless 11 month s ago
One of the problems with most things today is salt. Yep, it has to travel across an ocean and all that salt water to get to us!
       
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