Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Golden oldie

Came across this while working in someone else's office: an old box of staples, which was tucked away  under a modern computer keyboard. It is (still) being used to prop up the keyboard which has lost the side flaps used to raise it.

"Made in Greece", 50 drachmas (approximately 7euro-cents)

The same company is still in operation, but these days, it makes things in the PRC:

And of course, it no longer costs 7 cents.

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2 comments:

  1. Can you remind me when the Euro came in to use in Greece?

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    1. the day it first hit the world markets, 1 jan 2002

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