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    Colgate's Octagon Soap - What did you use it for? My answer is bath and washing with the rub board in a #3 tub......

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The tougher the better. How many kids' lunchbox thermoses survived the wear and tear of daily dropping? Here's a nice, heavy duty Vintage Thermos from "the day".

Prell Shampoo--I remember the commercial showing a pearl added to the bottle and would descend slowly to the bottom-NOTE the coupon

Mercurochrome... If you read the words above and cringed then you know exactly what I'm talking about! It came in a little bottle with a cap that served as a dropper or just had a stick on it. It was this reddish orange color that stained everything it touched including your skin for days. And it was what my mom used on every cut or scrape throughout my childhood. Just the mention of it brought tears to my eyes.

Mimeograph machine - Teachers would use this to print worksheets for the class. If you were lucky, they were at your desk fresh and COLD and smelling wonderful!! Someone should have bottled that smell! --- and that purple color :)

Library Card. When I was a child, I lived for going to the library & checking out mountains of books.

coca cola machines did sit outside of grocery stores.... years ago....now they are in antique stores....:>)