These were 15 of the most popular Christmas presents in Edinburgh in 1964
Christmas may be about much more than presents – but it’s still lovely to receive that perfect gift carefully selected by a loved one.
This year’s most in-demand items include iPhones, the Playstation 5 games console, portable campfires, PAW Patrol playsets, limited edition Lego, Marvel toys and cuddly toy Pokemon.
It was all very different in the 1960s when state-of-the-art technology meant a tape recorder or compact camera.
In 1964 the Edinburgh Evening News ran a gift buying guide to show readers what the hot retail items were for Christmas.
Here are 15 of them.
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