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Vintage tin money box (I have this in two different size's, passed down from a family member)

Vintage tin money box

Vintage tin money box - I remember these, forever losing the key but loved it.

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

I remember these being introduced and being all new and shiny! Loose change to buy half penny chews, such as Fruit Salads & Black Jacks on the way to school.

Retro sweets. Assorted Toffo flavours.

Top 10 retro treats

Toffos were chewy toffee sweets that came in several versions. A standard toffee flavoured version, assorted mixed flavours and a mint one. The mixed pack contained banana, chocolate, strawberry and toffee.

Post office set - every Christmas we were given one!!

Vintage Berwick Post Office Set 1968 Toy Town Bank with Original Boxed. I had one very similar. had the weighing scales and the post box.

Good old thrupenny bits. I got all excited until i saw the picture lol

Pre-decimal coins - 'threp'penny pieces' I used to get 1 of these to spend at my local shop before school, hated 1971 when it went decimal - didn't seem to get as many sweets!

W. Smith newspapers, magazines, stationery, records,1979 (satire)

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

The Ten Bob Note! If you got one of these in your birthday card you were really lucky.

The Ten Bob Note! If you got one of these in your birthday card you were really…

My granddad bought me this in the early 1980s. Exactly this style. I used to love refilling it.

Cadbury – Mini chocolate vending machine I wanted one of these as a kid. But mum said once you have eaten all the mini bars of chocolate you couldn't get any more:( she was totally lying.