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Nothing is immune to the wear and tear of time. From precious childhood teddies to the floors we walk on - the mark of time is present in everything. Some of the items on this list might make you wonder “why didn’t they replace it earlier?!”. But these pictures represent more than use, they are living reminders of stories that must have happened over the period of time. If only they could talk…

Check out these captivating images compiled by Bored Panda of worn down things that all have their own tales to tell, and don’t forget to vote for your favourites! Also, check out our previous post for more!

#1 How Time Just Flies By

How Time Just Flies By

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Ehren Thomsen 9 months ago

This image is absolutely beautiful.

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#2 This Whole Brick Wall Which Has Been Shaped By The Sea

This Whole Brick Wall Which Has Been Shaped By The Sea

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Erin 9 months ago

This is cool!

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#3 In 1995, My Great-Aunt Gave Me A Stuffed Cat. It Was My Absolute Favorite, And Slept With Me Every Night Through My Childhood. When She Passed, We Found Out She Had Bought An Identical Cat And Kept It In Pristine Condition For Two Decades. The Years Of Love Certainly Left Their Mark.

In 1995, My Great-Aunt Gave Me A Stuffed Cat. It Was My Absolute Favorite, And Slept With Me Every Night Through My Childhood. When She Passed, We Found Out She Had Bought An Identical Cat And Kept It In Pristine Condition For Two Decades. The Years Of Love Certainly Left Their Mark.

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Hans 9 months ago

Interesting how the nose turned pink :)

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#4 Picture Of The Same Woman Before And After 48 Years

Picture Of The Same Woman Before And After 48 Years

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Ehren Thomsen 9 months ago

Stunnig. At both ages.

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#5 Mother Tombstone In The Old Burying Ground, Wakefield, Ma. Love How The Tree Is Now Hugging Her

Mother Tombstone In The Old Burying Ground, Wakefield, Ma. Love How The Tree Is Now Hugging Her

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Giorgio Prodoti 9 months ago

very symbolic, love this subject

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#6 Centuries Of Use (La Meauffe, Manche, France)

Centuries Of Use (La Meauffe, Manche, France)

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Cherie O 9 months ago

Looks like a scene from Lord of the Rings...

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#7 My Dads Cat Has Been Scratching The Same Leg Of This Bench For The Past Decade

My Dads Cat Has Been Scratching The Same Leg Of This Bench For The Past Decade

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MagicalUnicorn 9 months ago

that's one dedicated cat

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#8 A Bicycle Was Left Chained To A Tree

A Bicycle Was Left Chained To A Tree

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Panic!AtTheYeemo 9 months ago

thats really sad

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#9 The Way The Floor Has Faded In Near Perfect Semi-Circles At This Barber Shop

The Way The Floor Has Faded In Near Perfect Semi-Circles At This Barber Shop

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Maike 9 months ago

this is realy a cool picture!

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#10 Trinity Abbey In My Home Town, Mid-Cleaning

Trinity Abbey In My Home Town, Mid-Cleaning

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just a thought ! 9 months ago

The uncleaned portion is eerily beautiful !

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