It may only be the start of December, but on the high street it feels like it's been Christmas for ages. 

With just a shade over three weeks to go before it's all over again for another year, here's a look back at the changing face of Christmas shopping from the days before Black Friday, pedestrian zones and online retail.

Despite the changing fashions, relatively modest in-store displays, and less-than-flashy nature of much of what's actually on sale, there's still lots that feels familiar in this collection of scenes captured in Glasgow city centre between the 1950s and the 1970s. 

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