20 vintage appliances and gadgets that work just as well today as when they were first used

Some technological "advances" are not strictly necessary.

For example, today lots of electrical devices have simply been updated with additional options that may make life a bit easier or fun, but they still rely on their initial technology.

Here are 20 vintage appliances and devices that work just as well today as they did when they were first bought.

1. Bought in the 50's and still cooking up a storm!

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2. Ever seen a vintage interphone?

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3. These date back to the 20's!

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4. An 80's microwave that works just as well today

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5. A 50's typewriter that's in mint condition

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6. It's heavy, but the waffles are delicious

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7. Ignore the dirt, this freezer still does its job

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8. A cool vintage fridge that still keeps things cool!

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9. An electric car from 1974

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10. Nintendos stand the test of time

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11. A vintage coffee machine made in the then West Germany

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12. Why upgrade when your old one works just as well?

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13. Yes, this still works!

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14. Did you ever use one of these dictionaries?

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15. Sometimes older is better

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16. This dates back to the early 20th Century!

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17. A vintage color TV!

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18. An Atari PC in perfect condition

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19. The different speeds still work perfectly well

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20. An oven from 1980

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