Remember These? 27 Things That Used To Be Commonplace

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The Sony Walkman, the portable cassette player that changed the world. Truth be told, I still refer to my iPod as a walkman...

The Sony Walkman, the portable cassette player that changed the world.

Remember a time when everybody walked the streets listening to their favorite cassettes on a Sony Walkman? Or when photographs were taken using a celluloid medium called film?

Peruse our gallery below and check out some pictures of beloved objects (and cherished professions) that have now become obsolete. Some, like the ladies’ bustle or the coal powered foot warmer, go way back. But some, like the VCR, have only just recently started to gather dust in our collective closets.

My, how time flies…

What are your favorite items that are now no longer in general use? Do you keep them out on the shelf, or buried in the closet? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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