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Chivers Fossil Collection, 1973

Chivers' Collections

Does anyone remember these fantastic collections from Chivers' Jellies from the early 1970s?

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Pounds, shillings and pence

Pounds, shillings and pence

Learn more about Britain's pre-decimal pounds, shillings and pence currency.
Rock'n'roll in the 50s

Britain in the 1950s

The 1950s began with austerity and ended with affluence.

Britain in the 1950s

VW Beetle, a hip and groovy car from the 60s

Britain in the 1960s

Britain in the 1960s

60s fashion

60s fashion

How much did Flower Power influence 60s fashion?

Watneys Party Seven, 1970s

60 & 70s beer guide

Why was Watney's Red Barrel so popular in the 1960s and 1970s? Read the 60s & 70s beer guide

G-Plan label

G Plan collectors' guide

In the 1950s and 1960s G-Plan was the aspirational label for furniture. Today it is the retro collectors' favourite.

Fairy Liquid bottle 1970s (image spectreno37)

Hottest retro collectables

You should have saved that Squeezy bottle from the 1970s. A Fairy Liquid bottle from the 1970s made £425 on eBay. Read more about the hottest retro collectables


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