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In today's ever increasingly quick improvements and changes to technology and products, a product may quickly find itself become obsolete. Even products that have been used for centuries are quickly finding themselves become extinct from the rapid technological improvements in today's world.
Nevertheless, it would be ideal to have those obsolete products available for purchasing somewhere. Even though at this particular time we may not want or need to use it, it does not mean that people may never want to use a certain item under different circumstances. Also, certain manufacturing practices may have been superb in the past that it would be difficult to replicate again. In fact, a lot of quality clothing, buildings, or machinery from older times appear to last longer and be of higher quality than today's cheaply-manufactured, profit-oriented world.
What would therefore help would be to have large warehouses to sell obsolete products that people could buy. Museums serve a similar purpose, but people usually can not buy products from museums. Obsolete products can also teach people valuable lessons about how our ancestors used to think.