Oldest object in your possession?

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  1. MusterX

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    Yes, very cool. I always keep an eye out at the rare book dealers just to see what they are selling but I never take the plunge. I've wanted to go full on collector for a while now. Here are some different ones I look at.

    https://www.invaluable.com/rare-books/sc-VUP7UQE6U0?saleType=1&categoryRef=VUP7UQE6U0&orderBy=

    https://www.baumanrarebooks.com/

    https://www.bbrarebooks.com/
     
  2. NoGoodNamesLeft

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    my rock must be pretty old
     
  3. Nameless Ghoul

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    I have my grandfather's baseball glove, he bought it in the 50's.
     
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    OMGstreetfight I like money

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    Bad punctuation. The mossberg was the first he shot. One of the reasons I'm sentimental about it. It was the 1st firearm for us all.
     
  6. Teppodama

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    I did as well
     
  7. deise69

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    A photo of my great grandfather, Ed Power from around the 1900's.

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    Ever since I found out that the greenland shark can live to 500 years old, I got one and keep it in the tub

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  9. Playswellwithlawndarts

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    I have a shark tooth about the size of my thumb. My dad pulled it out of a blue hole on the St Johns river in Florida circa 1992 and its unremarkable.So I guess millions of years but I have no idea. He’s not around anymore so sentimentality rivals it’s age for me anyhow.
     
  10. Prefect

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    I have a medallion on my keychain for someone that had worked at westinghouse for 60 years. It is gold with an inlaid diamond and the workers name. It is interesting from the perspective that they started with westinghouse in the late 1800s and saw the country become completely electrified by the time they retired in the 1950s. That medallion isnt the oldest thing I have but it is an interesting story to think about. Quite an interesting company arc to be part of. Westinghouse, Tesla, Ac vs DC, industrialization, mad scrabble for production during ww2, and finally rural development. All the principles of power engineering were developed during that time. Amazing really.
     
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    I have a ww2 Japanese flag with Japanese writing and blood on it
     
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    Was thinking about this the other day, oldest thing I have is a leather CD case I bought back in 2002. Carried all of my music in it over the years but at some point I started keeping all of my UFC DVD's in it, still have it sitting in a cabinet on my entertainment center with UFC 21 to UFC 78(all of them, also have full Pride DVD collection in another case) and whatever spaces are left are filled with loose Sega Saturn and Dreamcast games that I have collected over the years.
     
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    One of my grandpa's WWII pins, I believe.
     
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    its probably worth something, but it doesnt matter. my grandmother wanted it to stay in the family, and wanted somebody who would take good care of it. so i'll not pawn it off.

    nice find for you guys tho
     
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    Ancient Greek coin about 2000 years old.
     
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    I have my Great Great Grandfather's medals from World War One, and my Great Grandfather's medals from World War Two.

    No-one else in my family seemed to fully appreciate them, so they are in my possession, and I honour their memories by displaying them with pride.
     
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    A ring my dad bought with his chocolate ration in Italy during WWII.[he was in the British Army at the time, and later joined the SAS]
    He saw a guy selling stuff on the roadside. The man made things from wrecked, damaged, military hardware, anything he could get his hands on really.
    It's a simple steel ring of no monetary value with my dad's initials engraved on it.

    Also a handmade wallet from Italy.
     
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