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Clamp-on roller skates with a key.I proudly wore my key around my neck."I got a brand new pair of roller skates. You got a brand new key".

Metal Skates | Vintage & Antique Toys  Looks like my first skates -- had to have a skate key!

Elevator Shoes Heels

Metal skates strapped onto our shoes -- Spent lots of time skating with these!

Metal Jacks and Ball  Many,many, many, hours playing with these "things" I can still feel the flipping and gathering!

Playing at recess and on the sidewalk at home. Tossing the ball up, scooping up the Jacks, onesies, twosies. How high can I go? Later, I remember using a golf ball. It bounced so high!

For storing your 45's

Vintage 45 record cases - mine matched the portable 45 record player - both were a present for my birthday from my parents, Mine was green; I still have it full of singles!

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S&H Trading Stamps (GreenStamps)- I remember Mama collecting these when we got groceries. We licked them and would put them in a book then trade them in for different items. Our fave was the gold brand; they had better stuff.

old roller skates from the 60's. Two kids + one pair of skates = add a book on each skate and both can play!  We sat on them and scooted all over the basement - untill mom noticed we were leaving marks in the concrete.

and early skates. Mine were orange and you would strap these over your shoes. You needed the metal key to adjust the length and width to your shoes ["I've got a brand new pair of roller skates, you've got a brand new key"]

Worked that ride!! That damn belllll!

Old time amusement park rides.woo hoo / Looks like Woodland Park Zoo rides -


I loved the Cootie game, even taught my grandsons how to play this

Well, it made me happy...

Nothing made you happier than seeing this when walking into a classroom as a kid. And now as a teacher nothing makes me happier than seeing this in my classroom still!

I will call him George and I will hug him and pet him and squeeze him

"I will call him George." so funny, I loved this cartoon! "And I will pet him and hug him and squeeze him.

my first hair rollers with pics,my mom used.to do my hair when I was little and I hated it it hurt my head

My Mom set her hair in these . once a week and then said she couldn't leave the house till her hair dried and she took her curlers out!

Waterdichte luierbroekjes

Rubber pants to go over cloth diapers. Vintage diaper pants (for use with cloth diapers).

Fisher Price School Days Desk: Just looking at the picture, I shiver because I remember how it felt to scratch my nails on the chalkboard.

I am turning mine into a cellphone dock! childhood Fisher Price School Days Desk: Just looking at the picture, I shiver because I remember how it felt to scratch my nails on the chalkboard.


Was one of my favorite things to do! I still buy them, just for charity drives now. --Pia (Old, Classic Games and Vintage Retro Toys) from t.