One hundred years ago this week—July 12, 1896—the first public beach in America, Revere Beach in Boston, opened. Today, millions flock to thousands of public beaches across the U.S. Swimmers spread blankets and the sunbathing begins. What do the children bring? Beach balls, plastic buckets and shovels, of course. Vintage beach clothing, beach toys and beach images are a perfect way to preserve that summery, sandy feeling well into other seasons. Here is a look at some of our favorite beach collectibles.
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