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Lindt Mountain Rose chocolates, 1960s

Christmas gifts from the past

What did people buy as Christmas gifts in the 50s, 60s and 70s

See also Christmas toys from the past

Triumph Spitfire

Sports cars from the 1960s

The 1960s was the golden age of the British sports car.

60s sports cars

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Pounds, shillings and pence

Pounds, shillings and pence

Learn more about Britain's pre-decimal pounds, shillings and pence currency.

Monopoly street names

What were the names and colours of the Monopoly streets?

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

60s party

Party time

Find out how to host a party from the 1960s or 1970s.

60s party

70s party

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.

Naiad coloured bathroom suite, 1960s


Retro bathrooms


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