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Retro vs. Vintage: What's the Diff?

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Retro vs. Vintage Designs Dear Yestercool: Your site specializes in vintage and retro designs, which I like. It's cool and all, but what the difference is between retro and vintage? Aren't they just both old-time?   --  JD, Round Rock, Tx   Thanks for your question, JD. There is often some confusion between the two terms, so let's try to set the record straight.What is vintage design?Originally, the word vintage described the year and location of a wine. Now, it refers to items from the 20th century; the early 1900s up to the end of the 1960s. ‘Vintage’ encompasses a wide...

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