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Cotton reel tank Worked better with a nail rather than a match stick. I used to raid my Dad's sewing machine draw for these.
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Trying to think of something to make with my grandson and I remembered these from my childhood in the Mmmm now where can I find a wooden cotton reel th.

I had forgotten these. You could watch them crawling very slowly up a slope.

your sister was to blame for me not going to Oxford University" When I was a lad, although we weren't in any way short of toys, there w.

Cotton reel tank Worked better with a nail rather than a match stick. I used to raid my Dad's sewing machine draw for these.

Cotton reel tank Worked better with a nail rather than a match stick. I used to raid my Dad's sewing machine draw for these.

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cotton reel tank I used to make these as a lad in the early Great fun especially racing with friends during "breaks" at school. It was either these or "flicking" cigarette cards.

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I had completely forgotten about this - I think it must have been a bit of a rarity, and 6d was quite pricy, so I didn't experience its lush magnificence more than once or twice!
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Cadburys Lime Chocolate - never tried, before my time but one to bring back!

There weren't many childhood sweets I turned my nose up at but these were vile!

I think I remember this

Choccy OMG this was my very favourite flavour and the boxes of chocs used to have lime ones as well wish they would bring the lime fillings back!

I had completely forgotten about this - I think it must have been a bit of a rarity, and 6d was quite pricy, so I didn't experience its lush magnificence more than once or twice!

I had completely forgotten about this - I think it must have been a bit of a rarity, and 6d was quite pricy, so I didn't experience its lush magnificence more than once or twice!
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Ahh, the dentistry of our youth and subject of many nightmares
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Remember when Dentist equipment looked like this? And dentistry was such that all you really needed was the headrest and foot board?

Remember when Dentist equipment looked like this?and you spit into the bowl with the water swirling around. I was talking to the dentist about this very thing about a year ago)

Ahh, the dentistry of our youth and subject of many nightmares

Ahh, the dentistry of our youth and subject of many nightmares
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Old Corona pop lorry and the pop man delivering pop door to door on Wales with a small refund on the empties, early recycling!
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Old Corona pop lorry and the pop man delivering pop door to door on Wales with a small refund on the empties, early recycling!- forgotten about them

The corona lorry remember when the corona man would call at my grandparents, they would get money back on their empty bottles

Corona delivery lorry - When we were chidren and stayed with our grandparents were have a grate Corona delivered, mostly lemonade and cherryade but sometimes there was a bottle of cream soda!

Corona Pop - Dandylion and Burdock flavour and Lime Pop.Pop just doesn't taste the same as it did back then,

Old Corona pop lorry and the pop man delivering pop door to door on Wales with a small refund on the empties, early recycling!

Old Corona pop lorry and the pop man delivering pop door to door on Wales with a small refund on the empties, early recycling!
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Lucky Bags. Had these from the Post Office. The lady used to hold them up and feel what was inside to make sure I got a girls' toy
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Lucky Bags - sweets and novelty toys , this was our treat once a week , lucky bag day .

Had these from the Post Office. The lady used to hold them up and feel what was inside to make sure I got a girls' toy

Always had those hard cheap little sweets nobody liked

both sweets and contents were rubbish,but I still wanted them :)

Lucky Bags. Had these from the Post Office. The lady used to hold them up and feel what was inside to make sure I got a girls' toy

Lucky Bags. Had these from the Post Office. The lady used to hold them up and feel what was inside to make sure I got a girls' toy

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These were just awful. Jumping jacks! They frightened me to death. Once lit, run like the wind!

My Dad would chuck these at our feet on bonfire night - yes we jumped and screamed and laughed.

Penny for the guy.  All the kids in our street turned out for this event.  Make a few pennies, buy sparklers and sweets.

Penny for the guy. We didn't go trick or treating when I was a kid but we did collect money & sweets doing this for Bonfire Night - Remember Remember the of November (firework night), Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot at the Houses of Parliament ;

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency

Conversion rates from pounds, shillings and pence to decimal currency happened early 1970 s

LOL My mother used this for everything!!Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925. I kept one of the old tins-- just because. Now it's a cream in a tube.

Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in

.Yes we used to buy records (that's vinyl to all of you pinners under 30) from Smiths

Smith newspapers, magazines, stationery, re-creation of the WH Smith bags of the era.

On the subject of I-Spy books, here is a display stand containing all the titles I remember from childhood. It includes the Membership Pack that I remember so well, that contained a badge and a codes booklet.

On the subject of I-Spy books, here is a display stand containing all the titles I remember from childhood. It includes the Membership Pack that I remember so well, that contained a badge and a codes booklet.

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