Things get better with age. While this statement applies to certain stuff, such as wine and certain types of cheese, most other stuff tends to wear down over time and in general just lose its original charm and appearance.
With that in mind, check out this amazing gallery of items that have worn down overtime.
1. A comparison between two identical teddy bears
Yes, believe it or not, these are actually the same. The one on the left was actually used as a toy, whereas the one on the right was kept in storage. For about 30 years.
2. A building in New York City
Before and after power washing.
3. He prayed at the same spot for 20 years, so he carved his own footprints into the wood
4. A penny’s gradual deterioration over time
5. Marble floor dents from people standing on it
6. Layer after layer of lamp post posters
7. After 28 years of driving a delivery truck, with only one side catching the Sun.
8. A dog’s vaccination tag, saved by the owner after the dog had died
9. A really, really old coin
It’s so old that the engraving has almost completely wiped away.