Curious Findings From The Past (17 PICS + 1 GIF)

Posted in INTERESTING       11 Dec 2020       3165       GALLERY VIEW

"Found these 110(?) year old Crayolas in the back of a family secretary desk. The pack still has the crayons."

"Cleaning out my great grandmothers mobile home and just found this. In disbelief."

"This very old bottle of cocaine we found in my pharmacy."

A bottle of medicinal cocaine — likely from the early 1900s or even earlier

 

"Found a movie ticket for Forrest Gump in the pocket of a shirt I bought at the thrift store"

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"Mosaics of a Roman villa were found under a vineyard in Negrar, Italy"

This moonshine from 1917 some kids discovered behind a fake wall in their home's basement:

"Found a travel brochure from the World Trade Center while cleaning out my house"

A 120-year-old glass plate negative that YouTuber Mathieu Stern found inside a time capsule and then developed, discovering this image of a long-gone kitty:

He then colorized the image so we could get a great look at what our feline friend from 1900 really looked it:

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"This Sprite can I found in the ceiling of an old mall."

This newspaper from 1936 (that fans of The Crown would surely find of interest) this person came across in their grandmother’s 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."

"This "bookmark" I found in an old Shakspeare book is a voting ticket from the civil war"

This voting ticket from the Civil War (early 1860s) this person found in an old book of Shakespeare — it'd been put there as a bookmark and forgotten

 

This doodle of a bird on a land deed drawn by a 19th century worker that a digitizer discovered when scanning land deeds from the 1800s:

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A war savings bond issued in 1943 that belonged to this person's great-great-grandparents:

"Found someone’s 116 year old travel itinerary tucked in an antique Guidebook to Paris"

"Nothing like picking up a book and finding a photo (and autograph) of the author inside"


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