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A brass milk skimmer with long handle and a broad pan with holes in it.
Accession No
A68.444

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A small brass compass with a point at the end of one arm and some adjustable jaws at the end of the other arm. The compass has a decorative bulb on the handle.
Accession No
TM2003.321

Name/Title
A brass compass with a screw mechanism on the side and a handle on one end. A nib or pen is missing from the socket.
Accession No
TM2003.332

Name/Title
A brass shaft of a drawing instrument. The shaft is split in two on both ends and has a ring around it.
Accession No
TM2003.330

Name/Title
A dark blue Royal New Zealand Artillery forage cap made of wool with red piping along the edges. There is one small brass button at the front and another is missing.
Accession No
A91.952

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A dark blue New Zealand Volunteers forage cap. The outside is trimmed with red ribbon and there is a brass badge of a horn on the side. Two brass buttons fasten at the front and hook and grommets at the sides.
Accession No
A81.880

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
A metal milk skimmer with a long handle and a round shallow brass bowl with numerous holes in it.
Accession No
A67.323

Name/Title
A wooden plaque shaped like a shield with a brass light switch mounted on it. "Presented by the/MAYORESS OF NEW PLYMOUTH/ON THE OCCASION OF THE/ INAUGURATION OF THE ELECTRIC LIGHTING/OF THE TOWN Jan 1906/By the Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd" is inscribed on a metal plate which is screwed onto the plaque. Two metal rings are attached to the reverse with a strand of white cord tied to them.
Accession No
PA2006.175

Name/Title
A brass and copper military fireman's helmet. There is a midline crest depicting a relief pattern of a dragon, a short peak and longer back brim. The inside is lined with leather and there is a leather chin strap on the wearer's right side. The front is missing the fireman's badge.
Accession No
A97.480

Name/Title
A New Zealand Volunteers spiked army helmet. The helmet is covered in a dark blue-black wool and has a brass fittings and a New Zealand Volunteers plate on the centre front. The spike is missing. The brim curves downwards at the front and back. The inside is lined and has a leather sweatband.
Accession No
A77.325

Name/Title
A basic Sikes Hydrometer held in a custom made polished mahogany case and accompanied by a book of tables, two wooden slide rulers and a thermometer mounted on an ivory base. The case, which is lined in parts with purple velvet contains a calibrated brass float, nine brass weights (one original one is missing), and the rulers and thermometer. " SYKES HYDROMETER / LITTLEJOHN & SON / WELLINGTON " is marked on an ivory plate set into the lid. A paper label with various calibration information is also stuck on the lid which includes a signature and a date " 9/11/34 " and "Thermometer Correct " The hydrometers serial number " 8183 " is stamped on various parts. The hardback book of tables has a title page which reads " SIKES' TABLES / OF THE / CONCENTRATED STRENGTH / OF / SPIRITS, / WITH DIRECTIONS FOR THE USE OF HIS / HYDROMETER / ESTABLISHED THROUGHOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR ESTIMATING / THE DUTIES OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUIDS / By Act of Parliament , 58 Geo. III, cap. 28 / TO WHICH IT IS ADDED / TABLES OF SPECIFIC GRAVITY / ADAPTED TO THE USE OF THE HYDROMETER / REVISED EDITION. The manual also has a number of handwritten notes in it. " Edwin Don " is handwritten in the front of the manual.
Accession No
PA2009.033
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