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What is Retrowow?
Retrowow is about Britain in the post-war era.
You can find out about life in Britain from the end of the Second World War to the 1980s.
We are keen collectors of anything from this era. You will find collectors' guides on furniture, fashion, ceramics and many other products. So if you want to know what to buy, what to look for and where to buy consult our collectors' guides.
If you want to make suggestions or have comments on what we've done please email email@example.com.
Our latest features
Old money quiz
Test your knowledge of pounds, shillings and pence in our Old money quiz.
How much have prices gone up?
We look at how much things cost in the 1960s
Check out our updated 70s fashion page.
Vintage luggage is highly collectable. We look at:
Is the launderette dying out?
Smiths De Luxe travel alarm clock
The luxury travel accessory from the 1950s was the Smiths De Luxe travel alarm clock.
Vintage portable typewriters
Vintage portable typewriters are becoming very collectable. Read our guide to models, values and dates.
Our most popular pages
Monopoly street names
What were the names and colours of the Monopoly streets?
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
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 collectors' guide
In the 1950s and 1960s G-Plan was the aspirational label for furniture. Today it is the retro collectors' favourite.
Retrowow Established 2002
Vintage, retro & social history: articles and collectors' guides