20 Items That Incredibly Stood the Test of Time

Time consumes things. Use it or not, everything will fade away when exposed to the environment. Things constantly change, evolve, and it is a great nostalgic feeling to look back at them and notice that change. As they say, “Time and tide wait for no man,” and that’s completely true.

It is amazing to see how some things have stood the test of time, and the only way to notice it is when we compare the old and new side by side. Therefore, to portray exactly that, we have compiled a list of items that made it through time.

Scroll down to check out this treasure of the past that made it through in our modern world.

1. This whole brick wall which has been shaped by the sea


2. Good boy spotted in Prague


3. Can we just get to the part where you dispense gas?


4. Pigment stripped from leaf because it spent so much time in a pool


5. Our local barber has been in business for as long as I can remember. The metal floor is worn down where he walks round the only chair each day


6. This door has worn away from 50 or so years of being hit by a bell when opened


7. My great grandfather’s British army issue pocket watch along with the German bullet that it stopped in France 1914


8. My mom bought the same stuffed animal for my sister in case she lost it. After 16 years, we found all four of them


9. This sculpture of Jesus at abandoned cemetery in Poland gets slowly absorbed by a tree. Pictures taken 12 years in between


10. Staples from posters after four decades


11. In 1995, my great-aunt gave me a stuffed cat. It was my absolute favorite, and slept with me every night through my childhood. When she passed, we found out she had bought an identical cat and kept it in pristine condition for two decades. The years of love certainly left their mark.


12.Trinity abbey in my home town, mid-cleaning


13. Ghosts of union station


14. Stairs on the great wall of china. How many people do you think have walked on them?


15. Fax machine/scanner used so heavily, the paper has cut the plastic over time


16. New welding gloves vs old ones


17. Planting 90,000ish trees take a few inches of a shovel


18. I used this mouse for so long, I wore a thumb-groove into it


19. My Aging Shift Knob And A Perfectly Good One Lurking Underneath


20. 100 Years Ago Someone Lost Their Coin Purse

Found in the woods of Southwestern Vermont with my metal detector:
1899 Barber Dime;
1897 Indian Head Cent;
1904 Indian Head Cent. –silverwinged

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