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Name/Title
A four gallon oval boiler. A KENRICK & SONS WEST BROMICH 4 GALL " is marked on the side.
Accession No
A68.345

Name/Title
A hand made wooden spoon with an elongated shallow bowl, a curving handle and a small hole drilled in the handle at the end.
Accession No
A68.206

Name/Title
A wooden bottle corker with a metal sleeve in the interior. The cylindrical corker has a wooden rod attached to a handle that can be used to force a cork down into a bottle. The opening for the cork narrows down towards the bottom of the device. It is designed to be pulled apart in the middle if desired. A metal eye is screwed in on the of the corker near the handle.
Accession No
A68.417

Name/Title
A cast iron kettle which has a missing lid. " A. Kenrick & Sons / West Bromwich " is marked on the base.
Accession No
A68.369

Name/Title
A solid metal flat iron. The iron is triangular shaped with a triple edged base and it has a hollow handle. " RD No. 573 " is moulded on one side of the handle.
Accession No
A68.208

Name/Title
A brass tea urn. It has two wooden side handles, a tap at the front and a chimney at the top. There are Cyrillic letters impressed on top of the main body which read "BADASHEVB 1."
Accession No
A80.471

Name/Title
A Ragtime Rastus Talking Machine (phonograph) toy. The toy, which is designed to 'dance' as a record plays, consists of a caricature of a black performer with articulated limbs which is mounted on a thin metal pin. This pin slots into a wooden platform which in turn can be fitted on the arm of the phonograph using two other attachments. The toy comes in its own cardboard box with a lift off lid. Extensive instructions and promotional material is printed on the lid. One of the hands of the figure has broken off but it remains with the toy.
Accession No
A75.987

Name/Title
Small white parian figurine of Queen Victoria holding an orb in her left hand and a sceptre in her right hand. "E GEFLOWSKI" is engraved on the base and "15" and a makers mark is also engraved on the underside of the base.
Accession No
A69.418

Name/Title
A commercial two band Mark I Snider patent .577 calibre short rifle with a brass butt plate, trigger guard and nose cap. There is a sling swivel attached to the butt and the stock with a part of a leather sling still attached. " TOWER 1868 " is marked on the lock plate which also features a crown. " 25 " is the serial number.
Accession No
A77.373

Name/Title
A tin of " LOUD TONE " gramaphone needles which is decorated with the "His Master's Voice" trademark picture of the dog looking down a gramaphone. The tin has a hinged lid and contains approximately 100 needles.
Accession No
A93.124

Name/Title
A metal branding iron in the shape of a capital " B ". The shaft of the iron divides into five supports for this. A length of the shaft has been broken off.
Accession No
A68.007

Name/Title
A chrome plated harmonica. It is marked " Major Harmonica, Fairymark, Regd." It has 32 reeds in twin rows of 16 to a row.
Accession No
A64.345

Name/Title
A New Zealand Volunteers helmet covered in navy blue wool and curved downwards around the front and back of the brim. There is a brass spike at the centre of the crown and a brass badge on the centre front. " New Zealand Volunteers " is written on the badge.
Accession No
A77.326

Name/Title
An Albert Pattern British Regimental shako. The shako is navy blue, wool-covered, and hard peaked with a low, narrow front crown and a longer back brim which slightly flairs upward. There is a black band around the base of the crown and a leather sweatband on the inside. The inside is not lined but has the manufacturer's is label printed on it. The label however, is illegible and all that can be deciphered is that it was made in Wellington, New Zealand.
Accession No
A77.324

Name/Title
A heavy metal stapler with a raised rectangular base, a small square platform at the front of the base, and a semi-circular platform at the back. A right angled frame with a curved top is hinged to the semi-circular block, and rests on the squared block. This frame contains the squared bar that holds the staples, and a spring controlled handle. There is a small slot in the side of the frame.
Accession No
A67.366

Name/Title
A pair of curling tong with wooden handles and two metal extensions, one of which is fork shaped with two tines, the other looks like an elongated "W" and the extensions fit into the "W". When closed.
Accession No
A68.261

Name/Title
Two porous metallic splints for the right arm (fore arm). The label attached states "Levis's Metallic Splint Combined J. Ellwood Lee Co. No. 13, Adult, Forearm".
Accession No
A68.006

Name/Title
A metal corkscrew, consisting of an elongated bell shaped barrel. An extended neck, a supporting frame that attaches to the table or bar, and a turning handle capped with a wooden knob. Approx date 1860-80.
Accession No
A68.210

Name/Title
A small dented copper bugle with a silver rim around the mouth, a silver tube near the mouthpiece and a silver bar around the shoulder. This bugle comes complete with mouthpiece chained to the body. .
Accession No
A71.380

Name/Title
A large copper bugle with a brass neck piece, a brass shoulder piece and two small brass fittings on the tubes. There is no mouthpiece, many dents and a solder repair on the tube.
Accession No
A71.379

Name/Title
A large metal mortar. "Cannon" along upper side base. "No. 8" on underside base. Shell Ensis 7-70. (See also A91.459).
Accession No
A91.460

Name/Title
A metal mould for making gig lamp candles. The mould consists of six wide squat tubes connected by a rectangular base. There is a deep tray on the top of the mould which has a small metal loop attached to one end.
Accession No
A75.968

Name/Title
A clear glass soda syphon encased in a wire mesh and fitted with a metal top. A red line runs horizontally around the bottle a little below the shoulder. " NEVER FILL SYPHON / ABOVE RED LINE / MADE IN / ENGLAND / 1927 / SHAKE SYPHON WELL / WHILE PIERCING BULB / C / SIZE is marked on the collar of the top.
Accession No
A69.104

Name/Title
A four sided candle lantern with clear glass panels protected by a criss-cross wire frame. Access to the candle holder at the centre is via a glass panlled door on one side. The fume chimney at the top is ventilated with diamond shaped and circular holes and a wire handle is attached to the top. Two of the panels of glass are missing.
Accession No
A68.945

Name/Title
A clear glass soda syphon encased in a wire mesh and fitted with a metal top. A red line runs horizontally around the bottle a little below the shoulder. " IMPORTANT / DO NOT FILL THE BOTTLE / ABOVE THE RED LINE " is marked on the neck of the top. " ADMIT GAS SLOWLY / AND SHAKE VIGOROUSLY " is marked on the other side.
Accession No
A69.103
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