1950's Retro Gifts

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  • England Cricket History - Newspaper Book

    England Cricket History - Newspaper Book

    £44.99
    Now includes England's World Cup Victory from the Summer of 2019. Owzat! This book highlights England’s international games back to 1905, reproduced from original national newspapers of the time. The Ashes victories, World Cup games and some thrilling test matches, reported as they happened. The perfect gift for a Cricket buff. Price From £44.99 (with Optional Extras )
  • The Open Golf - Newspaper Book

    The Open Golf - Newspaper Book

    £44.99
    From Henry Cotton’s win in 1934 to the current holder, every winner of the British Open is featured in this book. It’s an inspiration for any golfer. A unique and wonderful gift and a must have for all golf fans, these unique books are reproduced to near full tabloid newspaper size, including the recipient’s name and your message on the opening page. Price From £44.99 (with Optional Extras )
  • The Ryder Cup - Newspaper Book

    The Ryder Cup - Newspaper Book

    £44.99
    he Ryder Cup is the most fiercely contested golf tournament between Britain (Europe) and the United Sates. It attracts the top names in the sport from both sides of the Atlantic. This historic newspaper book covers every Ryder Cup from that inaugural match. Price From £44.99 (with Optional Extras )
  • Wimbledon Tennis History - Newspaper Book

    Wimbledon Tennis History - Newspaper Book

    £44.99
    It’s the one every player wants to win and in this book, some very famous names are featured in reports and pictures taken at the time. Reproduced from original newspapers, starting way back in 1913. Price From £44.99 (with Optional Extras )
  • Beano Annual - Choose your Year.. and Personalise !

    Beano Annual - Choose your Year.. and Personalise !

    £22.99
    A Beano Annual From your year of choice is a fantastic nostalgic gift for those wanting to re-live the fun and hi-jinx of the crazy world of the Beano. It doesn't matter which decade you gre up in the 20th Century, you probably read The Beano once or twice. Relive those cartoon stories from the year of your choice. Price from £20.99 ( with Optional Extras ). Some pages may contain references which are of their time, but would not be considered suitable today.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Vespa Scooter - Embossed Storage Tin

    Vespa Scooter - Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    Vespa Scooter Models Garage Metal Storage Tin, store all your bits and bobs in this retro looking embossed metal tin. Comes with Hinged Lid. Key Text and Pictures on the Lid are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 26cm long by 16cm wide by 7cm high.
  • Coca Cola Logo - Embossed Storage Tin

    Coca Cola Logo - Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    Coca Cola Logo Storage Tin , store all your bits n' bobs and secret treats in this retro looking embossed metal tin. Comes with Hinged Lid. Key Text and Pictures on the Lid are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 26cm long by 16cm wide by 7cm high.
  • Kelloggs Cornflakes Collage - Embossed Storage Tin

    Kelloggs Cornflakes Collage - Embossed Storage Tin

    £12.00
    Vintage Cornflakes advertisement images cover this Large kitchen storage tin. Store your Morning Cereal in this Retro Corn Flakes Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. Holds about 500gm of product (tested with a Standard sized box of Cornflakes !). Key Text and Pictures on the Lid are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 19cm long by 8cm depth by 26cm high.
  • Kellogg's Corn Flakes Hostess - Embossed Storage Tin

    Kellogg's Corn Flakes Hostess - Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    Kelloggs Cornflakes Happy Hostess kitchen storage tin. Store your Morning Cereal in this Retro Corn Flakes Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. 4Litre Capacity. Key Text and Pictures on the sides are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 14cm long by 10cm depth by 20cm high.
  • Ludo - Retro Family Travel Game

    Ludo - Retro Family Travel Game

    £5.00
    Ludo Retro Board Game. Small and portable game where you piece together the board like a jigsaw. This wonderful version is based on a game from the 1920's. Suitable for 2 to 4 Players.
  • Pears Soap - Forgotten - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Pears Soap - Forgotten - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    Pears transparent soap is a brand of soap first produced and sold in 1789 by Andrew Pears at a factory just off Oxford Street in London, England. It was the world's first transparent soap. Classic Pear Soap Sign, great for Bathrooms. Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)
  • Grand Prix - Retro Family Travel Game

    Grand Prix - Retro Family Travel Game

    £5.00
    Grand Prix Retro Board Game. Small and portable game where you piece together the board like a jigsaw. This wonderful version is based on a game from the 1920's. Suitable for 2 to 4 Players.
    Out of stock
  • Draughts - Retro Family Travel Game

    Draughts - Retro Family Travel Game

    £5.00
    Draughts or Chequers Retro Board Game. Small and portable game where you piece together the board like a jigsaw. This wonderful version is based on a game from the 1800's. Suitable for 2 Players.
  • Steam Trains Memorabilia Gift Pack

    Steam Trains Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    Golden Age of Steam Replica Gift Pack. Quality Reproduced memorabilia featuring leaflets, posters, menus, luggage labels and more..
  • 60th Birthday Time Capsule

    60th Birthday Time Capsule

    £35.00
    Celebrate the story of your life with this carefully crafted collection of memories. A perfect gift for someone celebrating a 60th Birthday. All packed into a deluxe keepsake tin. A host of ephemera sure to evoke a sense of nostalgia for the lucky recipient. Imagine opening a tin full of history, YOUR history.
  • Kelloggs Cornflakes - Embossed Storage Tin - Large

    Kelloggs Cornflakes - Embossed Storage Tin - Large

    £12.00
    Store your Morning Cereal in this Retro Corn Flakes Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. Holds about 500gm of product (tested with a Standard sized box of Cornflakes !). Key Text and Pictures on the Lid are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 19cm long by 8cm depth by 26cm high.
    Out of stock
  • Coca Cola - Embossed Storage Tin

    Coca Cola - Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    Classic licensed Coca Cola image on this Food Safe Metal Storage Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. 4Litre Capacity. Key Text and Pictures on the Lid are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 14cm long by 10cm depth by 20cm high.
  • Gas Pump -  Hinged Embossed Storage Tin

    Gas Pump - Hinged Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    American style Gas Pump metal storage tin. Perfect for storing garage bits and bobs. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. Key Text and Pictures on the sides are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 10cm long by 7cm depth by 17cm high.
  • Gasoline (Garage) - Embossed Storage Tin

    Gasoline (Garage) - Embossed Storage Tin

    £9.00
    Classic retro looking Gasoline on this Food Safe Metal Storage Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. 4Litre Capacity. Key Text and Pictures on the sides are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 14cm long by 10cm depth by 20cm high.
  • Kellogg's Corn Flakes - Embossed Storage Tin (Medium)

    Kellogg's Corn Flakes - Embossed Storage Tin (Medium)

    £9.00
    Store your Morning Cereal in this Retro Corn Flakes Tin. Made of Sturdy Sheet Metal, with a protective lacquer coating. 4Litre Capacity. Key Text and Pictures on the sides are in raised embossed metalwork. Size : 14cm long by 10cm depth by 20cm high.
  • The Famous Five - Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)

    The Famous Five - Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)

    £16.00
    Classic book from The Famous Five feature on this great 1000 Piece Jigsaw. Five on a secret trial, Five go off in a caravan, Five get into a fix, plus loads more !. High quality 1000 piece Jigsaw Puzzle size 48x68cm when complete. Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled.
  • 1950's Sweet Memories - 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle in a Tin

    1950's Sweet Memories - 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle in a Tin

    £11.00
    Take a Sweetie Nostalgic Trip back in Time to the 1950's . Featuring favourites such as Opal Fruits, Picnic, Munchies, and Caramac and much more. As with all Gibsons jigsaws, the beautifully illustrated pieces are made from the highest quality 100% recycled board and are therefore a pleasure to work with again and again. Tin Size 12cm x 7cm x 15cm
  • Spirit of the 1950's Jigsaw - 1000pc Jigsaw Puzzle

    Spirit of the 1950's Jigsaw - 1000pc Jigsaw Puzzle

    £16.00
    Take a Nostalgic Trip back in Time to the 1950's . Images that were household memories, Roy Rodgers, Elvis and Marilyn Monroe. As with all Gibsons jigsaws, the beautifully illustrated pieces are made from the highest quality 100% recycled board and are therefore a pleasure to work with again and again.
  • Brasso Vintage Advertising Sign - Metal (3 sizes)

    Brasso Vintage Advertising Sign - Metal (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    Brasso has been use by households for over 100 years years to clean the family ornaments. This classic turn of the century Metal Advertising Wall sign portrays the brand as we love and know it today. Classic victorian Brasso Advert. Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Butterflies - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Butterflies - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    A lovely vintage looking sign featuring the typical Butterflies of the British countryside. Great for bedrooms or allotment. Small £5, Large £11 and Jumbo £32..
  • All Wrapped up for Christmas  Limited Edition - Gibsons Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)

    All Wrapped up for Christmas Limited Edition - Gibsons Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces)

    £16.00
    1000 Piece Jigsaw. The ever popular Gibsons Limited edition 'All Wrapped up for Christmas' Jigsaw picture by Marcello Corti. High quality 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. Puzzle size 48x68cm when complete. Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled. These jigsaws sell out every year so be quick and place your order now !
  • British Seaside Holiday Memorabilia Gift Pack

    British Seaside Holiday Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    Wish You Were ?? British Seaside Replica Gift Pack. Fond memories of the Charabanc trips and the heyday of British seaside holidays. Quality reproduced memorabilia.
  • Dominoes - Vintage Set

    Dominoes - Vintage Set

    £5.00
    Vintage Children's game of Dominoes packed in a lovely wooden box. . Suitable for up to 2-4 Players.
  • Garden Birds - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Garden Birds - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    A lovely vintage looking sign featuring the typical garden birds of the British countryside. Great for bedrooms or allotment. Small £5, Large £10 and Jumbo £32..
  • Survival during a Nuclear Attack - 1950's Pamphlet

    Survival during a Nuclear Attack - 1950's Pamphlet

    £1.50
    The threat of a Nuclear Attack during the Cold War Years was a real prospect. This pamphlet produced by the Central Office of Information gave everyday folk vital information on how to survive a Nuclear Bomb Attack. Great learning aid.
  • Fishing with Grandad - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    Fishing with Grandad - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    £11.00
    Two grandchlidren fish for tiddlers while grandad ponders catching something a little bigger, lovely nostalgic sign by Kevin Walsh, great sign for hallways, or the potting shed. Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation

    Queen Elizabeth II Coronation

    £4.00
    On September 9th 2015 Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning British Monarch, passing the record set by her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, of 63 years and 7 months. It all started back in 1953 with her coronation and this Evening Standard dated June 2nd 1953, ReEdit Production Newspaper from the day of Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Day is great to reminisce or to use in a School Project.
    Out of stock
  • THE COLD WAR Memorabilia Gift Pack

    THE COLD WAR Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    Memories of the Cold War Replica Gift Pack. A look back at the troubled times of living with the treat of nuclear attack in 1950's and 1960's Britain. Contains a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia.
  • Christmas Past Memorabilia Gift Pack

    Christmas Past Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    Christmas Past. Collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia depicting traditional Chritsmas from the Victorian Era through to the 1970's.
  • Jack Straws - Pick up Game

    Jack Straws - Pick up Game

    £5.00
    Jack Straws - the Pick up Game. Providing Suspense, Excitement and Hours or Fun. Take it is turns to see how many items (Straws) you can pick up without moving the pile. Collect points along the way until all straws are gone. Suitable for any number of players
    Out of stock
  • Home from the Shoot - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    Home from the Shoot - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    £11.00
    Lovely image by Kevin Walsh, A gentleman and his faithful dog meandering thier way home from a shoot, great sign for the study, hallways, or the potting shed. Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Motoring Memorabilia Gift Pack

    Motoring Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    The Golden Age of Motoring Replica Gift Pack. Quality Reproduced memorabilia featuring Road Users Guide, Legal Documents, Images and more..
  • Motoring Board Game

    Motoring Board Game

    £5.00
    Traditional Dice and Board Game, Motoring, negotiate your way around the course avoiding mechanical faults and driving into ditches, first car to the picnic spot is the winner. Great gift idea.
  • 1930 to 1999  Birthday Star CD Greeting Card

    1930 to 1999 Birthday Star CD Greeting Card

    £6.49
    Choose any year from 1930 to 1999. Celebrate a year of birth, year of marriage or any other anniversary or special day with this ideal Card and Gift in one. News headlines and 20 songs from your chosen year.
  • Retro Junior Knitting Set

    Retro Junior Knitting Set

    £8.00
    Retro Junior Knitting Set. The perfect set for the young beginner. A wonderful simple set to get anyone started on the creative road to knitting. Includes Needles, 4 Balls of Wool instruction to make a kettle holder. Good fun and very educational, this set is sure to please parents, grandparents and children.
  • Seashells - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Seashells - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    Lovely Seaside bathroom sign featuring some of the popular seashells found around the shores of Britain. Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • The Garden Memorabilia Pack

    The Garden Memorabilia Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    Collection of gardening memorabilia, perfect for gardeners that appreciate the historical development of gardening. Contains a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia.
  • The Boat Race Board Game

    The Boat Race Board Game

    £5.00
    Traditional Dice and Board Game, The Boat Race, a tactical game depicting the famous Oxford versus Cambridge boat race. Who will get the advantage of The Surrey Station ?? Great gift idea.
  • The Gamekeeper - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    The Gamekeeper - Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    £11.00
    Lovely image by Kevin Walsh, A gentleman and his faithful dog looking after the estate, great sign for the study, hallways, or the potting shed. Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • The Lakes. Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    The Lakes. Metal Wall Sign (2 sizes)

    £11.00
    Bustleling and atmospheric image of a town in the Lakes, popularised first by the romantics and then by A.W. Great sign for hallways, den or lounge. Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • No1 Hits of the 1950's - 2CD Set

    No1 Hits of the 1950's - 2CD Set

    £7.00
    Collection of 54 original songs that define the decade of the 1950's, from Elvis Presley to Frankie Laine. A Nostalgic trip down memory lane with this lovely 2 CD Gift Set.
  • St Ives Railway Poster - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    St Ives Railway Poster - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    British Railway Poster advertising the delights of St Ives in Cornwall printed on a Metal Wall Sign. This picture comes from the National Railway Museum Archives and features one of the most visited seaside villages in Cornwall. Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Mallard Locomotive - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Mallard Locomotive - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    The Mallard or better known as the LNER 4468 Mallard set a new speed record for steam traction in 1938, finally retried in 1963 it traveled over half a million miles in it's service, a keepsake this wonderful train printed on a metal Wall Sign. Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Personalised Music Quiz Book 1950's

    Personalised Music Quiz Book 1950's

    £19.99
    Test your Musical Grey matter with this personalised 1950's Music Quiz Book. Do you know your Chuck Berry from your Perry Como ? 56 pages of Music Trivia to explore. Comes with FREE embossing on the front cover, a personalised message inside and the recipients name features throughout the book. Please see Product Details.
  • Kelloggs Cornflakes  - Double Sided 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle in a Box

    Kelloggs Cornflakes - Double Sided 500pc Jigsaw Puzzle in a Box

    £13.00
    2 Jigsaws in one !.. A Double Sided Jigsaw puzzle for twice the fun. This legend of the cereal world has now been brought to life in a new way with this 500 piece, double-sided jigsaw puzzle. We can’t promise the pieces inside this box have the same crunch as the classic flakes, but this tasty treat will satisfy even the hungriest of puzzler! As with all Gibsons jigsaws, the beautifully illustrated pieces are made from the highest quality 100% recycled board and are therefore a pleasure to work with again and again. Box Size 14cm x 6cm x 20.5cm
  • 1950's Household Memorabilia Gift Pack

    1950's Household Memorabilia Gift Pack

    £6.00 £6.95
    50's Household Replica Gift Pack. A look back at everyday life in 1950's Britain. Contains a collection of high quality reproduced paper memorabilia.
  • Vespa Scooter Models - 3D  Metal Wall Sign

    Vespa Scooter Models - 3D Metal Wall Sign

    £16.00
    For Vespa lovers out there, track back on the history of the models of the Vespa. A perfect metal wall sign for the working garage and lovers of the Vespa brand. This great curved and embossed sign measures 30cm x 40cm and comes with predrilled holes for easy hanging. Part of our 3D range.
  • Coca Cola Waitress - 3D  Metal Wall Sign

    Coca Cola Waitress - 3D Metal Wall Sign

    £16.00
    Drink Coca-Cola, Pause and Refresh ! Retro Diner style sign. This great curved and embossed sign measures 30cm x 40cm and comes with predrilled holes for easy hanging. Part of our 3D range.
  • Service and Repair  - 3D  Metal Wall Sign

    Service and Repair - 3D Metal Wall Sign

    £16.00
    Service and Repair Station 3D Metal Wall Sign . Perfect for the handy man in your life ! This great curved and embossed sign measures 30cm x 40cm and comes with predrilled holes for easy hanging. Part of our 3D range.
  • Harley Davidson Bike Models - 3D  Metal Wall Sign

    Harley Davidson Bike Models - 3D Metal Wall Sign

    £16.00
    Featuring 15 Classic Harley Davidson Bike Models through the years. Founded in Miwaukee in 1903, and one of the few motorbike companies to survive the great depression in the 30's, Harley Davison gave birth to the chopper style bike, a model that many bikers aspire to. This great curved and embossed sign measures 30cm x 40cm and comes with predrilled holes for easy hanging. Part of our 3D range.
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  • 1950's Old Fashioned Sweets Gift Pack

    1950's Old Fashioned Sweets Gift Pack

    £4.95
    Classic collection of 1950's Retro Sweets. Carefully crafted into a beautiful gift pack, every pack is individually hand assembled by us at Sweet and Nostalgic. Unique 1950's Gift. Save even more on our multi buy option where you can mix and match across our decades, or order bulk qty's. Perfect 1950's gifts for special events or corporate gifts.
  • 1950's Playing Cards

    1950's Playing Cards

    £5.00
    The Fabulous Fifties Playing Cards. Featuring brilliant Ads and Graphic Art, Screen and Pop Legends. Great set of playing cards with 52 unique designs.
  • 1950's Retro Gift Hamper

    1950's Retro Gift Hamper

    £60.00 £80.00
    30% OFF RRP..Remember the 1950's with this 'design yourself' Hamper. Packed with gifts that bring back memories of your childhood years. Hamper includes as Standard - 50's Sweet Pack, Coronation of Queen Replica Newspaper, 50's double music CD, EII Coin, plus items your can choose from our drop down boxes ..Great gift idea for a 60th or 70th Birthday or special occasion.
  • 99 Ice Cream -  Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    99 Ice Cream - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    Everyone remembers buying a 99 from the local Ice Cream Van, maybe you still do !! Lovely childhood memories and great reminder of those long summer days.. Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..
  • Allotment - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    Allotment - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

    £5.00
    Grow your own Fruit and Veg.. Get back to nature with this lovely sign that is just as apt today as it ever was.. Join the revolution ! Small £5, Large £11, Jumbo £32..

Retro Gifts from the 1950's. Unique 60th Birthday Gift Ideas for friends and family.​​​​​​​

Gifts from the 1950's. The birth of the Supermarket and affordable household appliances.

Retro Gift Ideas from the 1950's. Spirits of the nation were buoyed by the Festival of Britain in 1951, a celebration of Britain's past and the confidence of it's future. By the end of the event more than 8.5 Million people had attended. The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II came in 1953 and rationing was phased out in 1954. A transformational decade that saw the birth of terrestrial TV, and the development of mass commercialism. Brightly coloured products were becoming the norm to attract shoppers attention at the new supermarkets, From across the Pond came Rock n Roll music including 'The King' himself  'Elvis Presley'. Stroll through our categories above to find great gift ideas that depict the sights and sounds of the 1950's. Perfect 60th Birthday Gift Ideas from Memorabilia Packs, Sweet Gifts and many more Nostalgic Gifts.. If you are looking to buy bulk qty's for an event, company or school, we can also help with the price. Just Contact us and let us know what you need.