Perfect Birthday Gifts For The Dads Who Reminisce
So it’s your Dad’s birthday (again), and you’re starting to run dry on ideas for gifts to get the old man. Don’t panic. We have got plenty of great gift ideas for any guy, Dads included. This guide is particularly handy for those of you who have a Dad that spends a lot of time reminiscing about how good it was back in his day. So try one of these great gifts for your Dad this time:
TV Character - Whether your dad loved Tom Baker as Doctor Who or was an avid Michael Knight fan, you can find plenty of old TV memorabilia to buy online. From A-Team van keyrings to a Magnum P.I. T-shirt, you can find plenty of cute gift ideas to fuel his passion. Some of the best bits and pieces can be found on eBay, or you can head out to a Toy Museum to see the best original memorabilia items.
Sweets - If your dad is always telling you how sweets, biscuits and chocolates were always bigger and better in his day, then why not get him an entire hamper of his favourite treats? You can find a sweet hamper online or order the individual sweets you want to make up your own gift box. For a tasty treat that will definitely put a big smile on his face give him is pick ‘n’ mix faves.
Movie Box sets - Whether your Dad’s day was the sixties, seventies, eighties or nineties, you can pick up great movie box sets of some of the cinema’s greatest releases from his era. Let him put his feet up for a Schwarzenegger marathon. Or maybe Marlon Brando was more his hero. Alternatively, pick out the top ten movie hits from his twenties and create his own unique box set.
Car - If your Dad is a keen car fan, you could take him to one of the motor museums to check out all the old models he used to drive. Alternatively, why not check online to see if anyone is hiring out your Dad’s all-time favourite model of classic car? Many vehicles have been reproduced or replicated in miniature form as collector’s items. See if you can find your Dad’s model motor online.
Drink - Some Dads love whiskeys, and others love their beers. Perhaps yours would be delighted with a brewery or distillery tour? Many of these tours provide you with a detailed history of the place, as well as plenty of tasters! You can often buy little gift selection boxes from their gift shop direct too. The best thing about these visits is you can usually find old-style and original bottles and branding. Bottoms up!
Even if your Dad is stuck in an age gone by, there are still plenty of excellent gift ideas out there for him. The great thing about memorabilia is that many companies are still making items that take you down memory lane today. A quick search online for something from decades ago can often bring up pages of places to buy what you are looking for. Have a great birthday with Dad!