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Dime Store .... Love, Love the Old 5 Dime Stores!l

Dime Store - Love the wood floors and the shopping baskets---brings back memories! The dime stores I remember always smelled good, too! Tucker's 5 & 10 was awesome but I loved the ones with creaking wooden floors too

Garter belt to keep nylons in place.

Garter belt to keep nylons in place. I had no hips. This thing slid down and the garters dug into your leg when you sat.

stockings in a box - with seams and the need for a "garter belt."

Nylon stockings in a box. Not pantyhose - these were thigh high and you needed garters and girdles (or a garter belt). If they had a seam you had to make sure it was straight. - rear of leg -difficult to twist around in a full-length mirror to see.

dial phone

Exact same color rotary dial phone that was in our house and our number was

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My mother wore seamed stockings. Ladies always made sure their seams were straight. Ma had nice legs and awesome shoes. "Are my seams straight?" was a regular request each Sunday morning.

Nylon stockings came before tights.  Had to have a garter belt or a girdle garter with garter pins to hold stockings up.

Nylon stockings came before pantyhose. Had to have a garter belt or a girdle garter with garter pins to hold stockings up.