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10 Retro Items Ripe for a Revival

The ceaseless march of progress may have brought smartphones and flat-screen TVs into our lives, but what’s happened to all those technological objects and interiors innovations from the past? Let’s celebrate some of these retro goodies, from the electric blanket to the happy-tappy typewriter. I urge you to browse these much-loved but frequently forgotten items and gadgets and consider their worth once more.
Glass flasks. Oversize glass flasks were quite the thing back in the 1960s and 1970s. This versatile home accessory was used as a planter for cactuses, a vase or, commonly, a repository for loose change. But, unlike horse brasses and carriage clocks, they still look pretty good today. (Also consider glass buoys hung in nets and oversize whisky bottles.)