Singapore's 50: From bus tickets to banana notes, your ideas help tell our history

Last weekend, we asked you which objects helped to tell Singapore’s history. We made our own list, “A History of Singapore in 50 Objects,” and wanted you to tell us if there were other objects that also captured the spirit of the project.

Many of you responded on our Facebook page as well as via e-mail. Some readers sent in their own lists. Others even offered photos of items from their personal collections.

The items you suggested were varied, but many were a sign of the times – from old bus tickets to wooden clogs; kaya toast to the POSB bank book.

“I think the POSB passbook is uniquely Singaporean and most if not all Singaporean families, low or high income, would have one in their possession,” wrote reader Jean Lim.

As we compile your ideas into a proper list, here’s a sample of what you have sent in so far. Please keep your suggestions coming. E-mail them to suntimes@sph.com.sg and use the header 50 objects.