40 Things That Have No Expiration Date

“Little Tykes Climber & Slide. My Grandfather Bought This For Me In 1985. It’s Entertained Countless Cousins And Nieces And Nephews. Now My Daughter Plays On It. Poolside Since 1995”

“Mom Said “They Liked The Le Creuset Your Aunt Gave You? Show Your Internet Friends Mine!”. Well, Internet Friends, There You Go”

“1970’s Montgomery Ward Powr Kraft Drill. Before And After. Still Works Great”

“My Journaling Setup Is Complete! The Desk Lamp Was Made In Japan By A Company Named Sinar. My Late Grandfather Used It When He Was Painting. The Writing Bureau Is Walnut Veneer And Is At Least 70 Years Old”


“Though I’d Share This Here. This Dryer Came With My House, And It Still Works Amazing.”

“I’ve never had a problem with it not drying fully on a standard 20 minute cycle, never had a problem with lint clogging (cleaning the filter and ducts as recommended of course), and I love the simplicity. About a year ago, it wasn’t drying and when I opened it, there was a schematic, and on the schematic was a written note that a repair was made in 1980! The issue was a broken belt, which I was able to replace very easily. I would estimate this to be from the 70’s and it still functions as if it was new!”

“My Ti-84 Plus Turns 15 This Month; It’s Lasted From 7th Grade Through My Doctorate!”

“1950 Frigidaire (By General Motors)”

“My Dad Has Used This Escort Digital Alarm Clock Since The 1980’s. I Needed A New Clock In My Bedroom So He Let Me Have It. I Love How It Looks And It Feels Much Better Quality Than Most Cheap Digital Clocks You Can Get Today”

“Rescued Oil Can (Before And After) Manufactured Around The 1930’s — It Currently Sits On My Work Bench And Is Used Regularly. Should Last Another 90 Years”

“The Richard Milous Nixon Watergate Commemorative Iced Tea Cooler Made By Gott In 1974. Of Course It’s Lasted, It’s Space Age Plastic! It’s Holding Lipton Iced Tea Now! It Just Doesn’t Quit! It’ll Probably Give Us All Cancer!”


“My Grandma Has The Same Blender Since The 1970s, Still Works Perfectly. Not Repaired Even Once”

“I Teach 5th And 6th Grade Math. I Inherited My Grandmother’s Pencil Sharpener From My Aunt About Five Years Ago And This Beast Has Been Tirelessly Working In My Classroom For Three Years. I Have No Idea How Old It Is, But It’s Certainly Older Than All The Students And Some Of The Teachers”

“Microsoft USB Intellimouse, Still Working After 22 Years”

“Roper Automatic Dishwasher. Installed 1978. Works Great And Is Quieter Than Most Of The New Dishwashers”

“Here Are My Orka Silicone Oven Mitts That Have Lasted 15 Years. They Look Like New, And Whenever They Are Dirty I Just Throw Them In The Dishwasher”

“Chicco Stroller. This Beast Is Over 10 Years Old And Been Through 4 Kids, Traveled Around The World To 5 Countries, Uncountable Mall And Theme Parks, Tossed In The Back Of Trunks Like A Hostage, And Treated Like A Jungle Gym More Times Than… Well A Jungle Gym”

“1949 Caloric Ultra-Matic Gas Range. Got It For $20 And It’s Used Daily. Everything Works!”

“Our Son’s Nanny Just Received Her Master’s Degree, And We Wanted To Get Her Something Special. My Wife Found This 1980’s Coach Briefcase, And I Did A Full Restoration”

“108 Years Old And 54 Years Old Boots – Just In Case You Think Boots Can’t Last You A Lifetime”

“My Girlfriend’s Grandma Gave Us This Kitchenaid From The Mid 80’s. It’s In Almost Perfect Condition Except For A Few Scuffs That Give It Some Character. It Still Has The Manual, All Original Attachments, And It Works Flawlessly”

“122 Year Old Pocket Watch My Grandfather Gifted Me, Still Works Like A Charm With Original Internals”

“61 Years Ago My Parents Received This Waffle Maker As A Wedding Present In 1961. Still Makes Great Waffles”

“The First Tractor My Great Great Grandfather Bought To Replace His Horses. 1927 Mccormick Deering 10-20 Still Running Strong”

“My 54 Yr Old Stove Made To Look Like An Antique. Still Can Make A Mean Baked Mac N Cheese With Her”

“This Desk Lamp (Emeralite Banker’s Lamp) Is 100+ Years Old, And Is Solid As A Rock. So Cool Looking”

“Still Works. Sunday Spins, A Continued Tradition With Our Kids On The Same Stereo I Had Growing Up”

“A Customer Of Mine Came In For Help With Her Voicemail…”

“Last year around this time I posted an old Motorola Razr one of my customers was finally upgrading from, purchased November 2006. I was advised that those Razrs weren’t BIFL and in fact broke quite often, and that the only true BIFL phones were the old Nokias. Came across one today and figured I’d share.”

“My Wife Purchased These Doc Martens In 1993 And Hadn’t Worn Them In Over 20 Years. I Restore Leather As A Hobby, And It Still Blows Me Away What Quality Leather Can Come Back From”

“In Response To The “Vintage” 2009 Bottle Opener, Because I Have Underwear Older Than That, Here’s Mine From A Brewery That Closed In 1959″

“Happy Birthday To Our Refrigerator That Turned 99 Years Old This Month! She’s Still Going Strong”

“My 53 Year Old Work Truck. The Man I Got It From Bought It Brand New In 1969 And Drove 1 Truck His Entire Career Until He Retired”

“I Was Told You Guys Would Want To See This! My Mom’s Great Grandma’s Cherry Pitter From 1867. I’ll Be Using This On My Own Cherries Next Season!”

“Brass Drafting Instruments And Brass Pacific Arc Lead Holder”

“The Chandelier At Our Cottage Has This Vintage Light Bulb From The Early 1900s. It Still Works!”

“My New Visionware – 30 Years Old And The Cheapest Way To Completely Avoid Teflon/Chemicals I Could Find”

“White Mountain Model 692. Been Making Ice Cream For Birthday Parties And July 4th’s For Decades”

“I Inherited This Toaster From The 1920s Around 10 Years Ago And It Has Worked Great Every Single Day”

“My Mom’s Joint Roller From 1969”

“Twenty Six Years Old, 326,000 Miles And Still Going Strong. I Love This Thing”

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