Back to (Old) School - Antique Trader

If you’re like us, back-to-school season makes you feel super nostalgic. 

While school shopping remains as much of a ritual as ever, the supplies filling today’s backpacks are different than they were decades ago. Many of the items that you might have had have fallen by the wayside, but that doesn’t mean they’re not fondly remembered. 

From vintage flashcards and Trapper Keepers to pull-down maps and slide rules, you can still buy these school supplies at online sites including Ruby Lane, Etsy and eBay. These are some of our favorite vintage staples that take us down memory lane and back to those old-school school days: