Products that will last forever

16 Things People Have Bought That Have Actually Stood The Test Of Time

1. This pristine Le Creuset collection from 1977.

"My in-laws were brilliant: Le Creuset, purchased 1977." —cuthman99Get your own 5-piece set (not for '70s prices, sadly) on amazon for $524.95.
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"My in-laws were brilliant: Le Creuset, purchased 1977." —cuthman99

Get your own 5-piece set (not for '70s prices, sadly) on Amazon for $524.95.

2. This Kyocera ceramic knife that's only needed to be sharpened twice in 20 years.

"My favorite cooking knife. Sharpened twice in 20 years. Still made today, and if I ever broke this one I would find another regardless of cost." —CraigleaGet a similar one on amazon for $41.
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"My favorite cooking knife. Sharpened twice in 20 years. Still made today, and if I ever broke this one I would find another regardless of cost." —Craiglea

Get a similar one on Amazon for $41.

3. This antique Stanley classic vacuum bottle that still looks factory fresh.

"Antique store score: Like new, in-box, USA-made Stanley thermos for $9." —l3rewskiGet it on amazon for $22.99.
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"Antique store score: Like new, in-box, USA-made Stanley thermos for $9." —l3rewski

Get it on Amazon for $22.99.

4. This Igloo Playmate cooler that's been a trusted lunch buddy for more than 30 years.

"Originally bought at a yard sale, this Playmate Igloo has been taken to work every day for over 30 years." —lasher576Get it on amazon for $15.24.
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"Originally bought at a yard sale, this Playmate Igloo has been taken to work every day for over 30 years." —lasher576

Get it on Amazon for $15.24.

5. This indestructible Pyrex measuring cup.

"This mighty Pyrex measuring bowl I bought for $10 at a thrift store is absolutely indestructible." —SauceOfTheBossGet it on amazon for $11.99.
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"This mighty Pyrex measuring bowl I bought for $10 at a thrift store is absolutely indestructible." —SauceOfTheBoss

Get it on Amazon for $11.99.

6. This Columbia backpack that still looks brand-new after 19+ years.

"Very durable Columbia backpack. Bought this 19+ years ago, has been everywhere with me as my sons have grown up, all zippers are still intact and operable, all seams still together, color has only slightly faded despite many trips to the beach. Total workhorse for us." —BiffaramaGet a similar one on amazon for $46.87.
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"Very durable Columbia backpack. Bought this 19+ years ago, has been everywhere with me as my sons have grown up, all zippers are still intact and operable, all seams still together, color has only slightly faded despite many trips to the beach. Total workhorse for us." —Biffarama

Get a similar one on Amazon for $46.87.

7. This Fisher-Price kiddie toy that generation after generation has popped away on.

"The most indestructible toddler toy of all time." —pryos1Get the latest version on amazon for $23.98.
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"The most indestructible toddler toy of all time." —pryos1

Get the latest version on Amazon for $23.98.

8. These sandals that've put up with nearly 25 years of walking.

"Almost 25 years old and countless miles." —umyninjaGet them on amazon for $44.63+ (women's) or $40+ (men's).
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"Almost 25 years old and countless miles." —umyninja

Get them on Amazon for $44.63+ (women's) or $40+ (men's).

9. This watch from 1985 that just keeps tickin' away.

"I bought this Seiko with my first raise. 1985." —alanlightGet a similar one on amazon for $94.95.
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"I bought this Seiko with my first raise. 1985." —alanlight

Get a similar one on Amazon for $94.95.

10. This KitchenAid mixer that looks — and works — almost exactly like the ones from today.

"Wedding present from my mother-in-law — 1978 KitchenAid mixer." —BeetsbySashaGet it on amazon for $189.99.
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"Wedding present from my mother-in-law — 1978 KitchenAid mixer." —BeetsbySasha

Get it on Amazon for $189.99.

11. This pair of shears that might just be the one ones you'll ever have to buy.

"The last pair of scissors you'll ever own. Kuhn Rikon Classic Snips." —BrodaagGet them on amazon for $19.27.
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"The last pair of scissors you'll ever own. Kuhn Rikon Classic Snips." —Brodaag

Get them on Amazon for $19.27.

12. This Patagonia base layer that's been kicking it for 15 years with no signs of stopping.

"This Patagonia Capilene base layer is close to 15 years old. It’s been all over the world, and is seldom treated with care. It­ still insulates well, and just won’t die!" —Ders0840Get it from Patagonia for $34+ (available in women's and men's).
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"This Patagonia Capilene base layer is close to 15 years old. It’s been all over the world, and is seldom treated with care. It­ still insulates well, and just won’t die!" —Ders0840

Get it from Patagonia for $34+ (available in women's and men's).

13. This can opener that can't help but keep doing its job after more than a half a century.

"This (50s-60s?) Swing-A-Way can opener that I collected from my grandfather's estate." —1TSDELUXESONGet it on amazon for $12.10.
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"This (50s-60s?) Swing-A-Way can opener that I collected from my grandfather's estate." —1TSDELUXESON

Get it on Amazon for $12.10.

14. This Cuisinart food processor that just won't stop choppin' away.

"'80s Cuisinart food processor. Push tab down for pulse and up for on. This thing's a workhorse and if you come across one thrifting or yardsaling, get it. It's worth its weight in gold." —Enter_CorgiGet it from amazon for $99.95.
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"'80s Cuisinart food processor. Push tab down for pulse and up for on. This thing's a workhorse and if you come across one thrifting or yardsaling, get it. It's worth its weight in gold." —Enter_Corgi

Get it from Amazon for $99.95.

15. This fan that's been swirling away for 23 years.

"Patton fan purchased in 1995, runs as well as the day I bought it." —fulano74Get it from amazon for $44.21.
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"Patton fan purchased in 1995, runs as well as the day I bought it." —fulano74

Get it from Amazon for $44.21.

16. And this 1941 copy of The Joy of Cooking that continues to provide delicious meals.

"The 1941 issue of the Joy of Cooking given to me by my grandma, I still reference it sometimes." —Cat_Poker5Get the 75th anniversary edition from amazon for $1.99+, Barnes & Noble for $25.81+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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"The 1941 issue of the Joy of Cooking given to me by my grandma, I still reference it sometimes." —Cat_Poker5

Get the 75th anniversary edition from Amazon for $1.99+, Barnes & Noble for $25.81+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

What item have you had and used for years? Share in the comments!