Looking back, it looked more like luggage bag than a school bag! That was how my first school bag looked like in 1969;
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I remebered that during assembly, some students liked to sit on their bags. It was rather noisy when all students opened their bags together.
The pencil case used during my Primary School days were those of plastic with magnet type;
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The picture displayed in the front cover were usually the popular cartoon characters at that time. They usually have compartment for various purposes like pencil, rubber, etc.