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School milk - it came in bottles, then bags, then cartons, then Thatcher the milk snatcher took it away altogether! Frozen in Winter, turned in the summer. I was a milk monitor

School milk - it came in bottles, then bags, then cartons, then Thatcher the milk snatcher took it away altogether! Frozen in Winter, turned in the summer.

30 Great Things About Growing Up In Britain The Half Penny, can't believe we could buy sweets with it!The Half Penny, can't believe we could buy sweets with it!

Halfpenny (British decimal coin)

Half Penny. You could buy a Fruit Salad or Black Jack with one of these.

Mars Spangles Flavours - loved the acid drops. These were the best sweets of my childhood. You could always afford a packet of spangles.

spangles

Spangles Flavours - loved the Coca Cola one! #spangles #sweets #1970s

clothes – bell bottom pants and vests.I was only 4 at that time,….It wo… clothes – bell bottom pants and vests.I was only 4 at that time,….It would have been cool to wear stuff like that…lol My Childhood Memories, Great Memories, Bell Bottom Pants, Bell Bottoms, 70s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Ysl, Junior Fashion, Latex Fashion
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Pretty sure I had a couple of these awesome outfits.

shoes - had a pair just like this for school. Gave me dreadful blisters, but I kept on wearing them! Got the scars to prove it

1970s LEATHER WEDGES - Vintage Black Loafers by Qualicraft - size 7 7.5 37.5

fantastic 1970s black loafer style wedges with crisscross detail at the vamp! light brown and contrast stitching detail. gumsole. made in uruguay by Qualicraft. marked a 7.5B -- please see the measurements for accuracy -- insole length: 9.5" outer width: 3.5" heel height: 2.75" -- great vintage condition -- some very slight rubs in the leather but no real damage. -- add us on facebook, twitter and instagram for sneak peeks and secret sales @duetvintage please be sure to read our policies…

How many has changed us. Money controls us. Greedy ness is a human condition? Voo doo doll made of money

Max Factor Hypnotique Sophisti-Cat Perfume - I used to gaze at this in the chemist window. I wanted it so badly.

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Kitschy Meyercord bunnies with bluebirds. I have these decals on my childhood toy box;

Heidi by Johanna Spyri. (Spoiler: Heidi isn't a blond. She has dark hair) Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Children's Books, Antique Books, I Love Books, My Books, Children's Literature, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Classic Books
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Heidi

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Spangles: Old English Flavour wrapper. Spangles were big in the but actually they originated in the Made by Mars.

It’s a mystery !

This post has nothing to do with Bob Seger or Toyah Wilcox but the fact that I stumbled across a site on the internet the other day that belonged to a business selling sweets. Not your common or ga…

 This was a strawberry flavoured pink candy bar made by Nestle. There were two versions; one had the Pink Panther embossed into the chocolate. The other had the Pink Panther's car instead. 1970s Childhood, My Childhood Memories, Sweet Memories, Sweet Wrappers, Candy Bar Wrappers, Chocolate Bar Wrappers, Rosa Panther, 80s Sweets, Vintage Sweets
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Sweet wrappers over the years

Due to posts being cross posted & linked from other now dead sites, This thread will contain all the vintage sweets we remember from across the years in one place. All labelled for easy searching. If you are a regular, you will have seen most of these before, but some have been unavailable for a while now, so .. here they are :) Terry's Bitz (Orange) http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu86/DarrenLeeStephens/sweets/tebitz.jpg