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When People Stumbled Across Fascinating Vintage Things

 Remember how amazing it feels when we accidentally discover an old photograph from our childhood or the pencil box we used to use back in our childhood? There’s something so captivating about coming across vintage stuff, isn't it? Even if they might not belong to us... Here, we have shared some really cool things of the past that people found in their homes by chance. From decades-old love letters and photographs to ancient statues and century-old wallpapers, these discoveries give us a glimpse of a fascinating past. 

1. Someone found a stack of old love letters bound by a string in the vents of their wall. 

Cool Vintage Items, old love letters
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2. While cleaning out their old storage locker, someone found old pictures of their grandmother's cousin spending time with one of his friends. Can you recognize the friend? 

Cool Vintage Items, old pictures
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3. This table was rescued from a dump pile by someone a few years back. The new owner was taken aback after reading the inscription on it. It was made by T. R. Boone, a janitor at the University of Nebraska, in 1914.

Cool Vintage Items, table
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4. This old wooden box was found by someone in the trash on the side of a road. It turned out to be a box of money with envelopes from different countries from all over the world. 

Cool Vintage Items, wooden box money
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5. This shell appears to have an ancient language on it, possibly Cuniform.

Cool Vintage Items, shell
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6. This 100-year-old time capsule was discovered in someone's backyard.

Cool Vintage Items, 100-year-old time capsule
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7. A person accidentally came across this little statue while digging in his own garden. Archeologists from the local museum later told him that it is probably from a grave dating back to 3000-4000 years ago.

vintage stuff, statue

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8. A newspaper declaring the end of World War I from Nov 7, 1918, four days BEFORE the war ended. Amazing! 

Cool Vintage Items, newspaper
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9. These doodles were drawn in 1878! 

Cool Vintage Items, doodles
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10. When a wall was removed in a Victorian house, an old cast iron fireplace was revealed underneath it. 

Cool Vintage Items, old cast iron fireplace
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11. A guy found his great grandfather's social security card. It was made out of metal, not paper!

Cool Vintage Items, social security card.
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12. These two vacuum cleaners are made by the same company. The one on the left, though, is nearly 100 years old.

Cool Vintage Items, vacuum cleaners
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13. This Gatorade carton was found in near perfect condition in a tunnel by a railway worker. The date on the top says June 16, 1988.

Cool Vintage Items, Gatorade carton
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14. A woman went to the USSR in 1985, here's a pack of Soviet cigarettes she bought that year.

Cool Vintage Items, Soviet pack of cigarettes
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15. This hole in the wall shows the original wallpaper from 1885. And it still appears to be in such great condition!

Cool Vintage Items, wallpaper
Image source: Acid Cow
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