People Who Discovered Amazing Old Things


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We start with an incredibly cool lightbulb. Yes, you read that right. The filament inside is shaped like impressively detailed flowers, which is incredibly rare.

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While this one might not be awesome on its own, it’s still not something you’d expect. This old nursing kit contains actual cocaine tablets and syringes.

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While inspecting the walls of their new home, a couple found this old Monopoly set. It’s apparently from 1925, yet a lot of the pieces still look the same today.

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Some of us know the feeling of trying hard to find the keyhole after a night of boozing. This antique door perfectly allows you to find that spot when you reach out.

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This person found this random, Death Star looking item at the Goodwill. They spent $3 on it and was lucky enough to see what it does once it opens up.

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Here’s a mighty interesting one. It’s an old plaque that recites the Pledge of Allegiance, yet it noticeably never makes the reference to doing so “under God.”

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These are 36 Corvettes, one from each year of production from 1953 to 1989, that have been sitting in an abandoned New York City storage lot for decades.

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Here’s one of the cooler entries on this list. This barbershop happens to still use their original register from way back in 1904. They’ll probably never change it.

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This is an outstanding find. It’s a unique typewriter from the 1950s that allowed users to type sheet music. It’s how music was written back before computers.

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People associate metal detecting with searching for money. However, sometimes you find really cool things like this coin that was minted in Germany in 306-307 A.D.

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While searching through their barn, these folks came upon a railway ticket from way back in 1890. Somehow, it still looked to be in pretty good shape despite the time.

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This hilarious drawing was found in the pocket of this person’s grandfather’s World War II jacket. When put together, the pigs turn out to be a picture of Hitler.

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This mug was specifically designed for people with impressive mustaches. The whole thing was made so that the mustache would stay dry while they take their drinks.

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Someone was digging around in their backyard and uncovered this tiny statue. Archaeologists believe it is from a grave-digging site that is thousands of years old.

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Be totally honest with yourself. There’s a good chance you’ll simply never find an aquarium that looks cooler than this one. Everything about it is ultimately special.

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At the base of a pyramid in Mexico, this green serpentine stone mask was found. It’s over 2,000 years old and looks like it comes right out of the 1994 film “The Mask.”

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On its own, this may not be an impressive discovery. However, these intricate keyholes are among the most clever and meticulously designed out there.

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The person who shared this photo explained that this item belongs to their grandfather. It is a miniature bookshelf filled with Shakespeare’s plays and that’s awesome.

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A construction company caused a reservoir to sink around 10 feet. When that happened, it surprisingly revealed a Buddha statue, or at least the top of it.

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This person was just out splitting logs, which is kind of a usual activity frequently done by a lot of people. However, most don’t end up finding an arrowhead while doing so.


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