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A large brass protractor with a " V " support in the middle. Scale around the upper outside edge reads from 0 to 180 degrees - both from left to right and right to left. " Adie, London " is engraved at the top. A copper coloured raised circle inserted into the middle base of instrument has a tiny piece of glass with a small " X " scratched in the middle. c.1841. It is held in a flat rectangular wooden case with a hinged lid. The base has three pieces of wood to hold the protractor in position. Two white labels adhered to inside of lid. " ADIE / OPTICIAN / Mathematical & Philosophical / Instrument Makers / 395 Strand / LONDON " is written on one. " As far as investigation shows this protractor was brought to New Plymouth by Carrington Bros in 1841, and is part of the Original Survey Equipment supplied by the Plymouth Company " is hand written in red and black ink on another label. The box has two hooks on the front for fastening.
Accession No
TM2001.214

Name/Title
A circular brass seal for the South Taranaki Bacon Company. " THE / COMMON / SEAL / OF / THE SOUTH TARANAKI BACON COMPANY LIMITED " is marked in raised letters on the seal. There are two small threaded holes on the reverse of the seal where presumably a handle would have been attached.
Accession No
PA2009.091

Name/Title
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 65th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 65 " at the centre of a raised circle. An illegible maker's name and " LONDON " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.269

Name/Title
A 12th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 12 " surrounded by leaf designs and surmounted by a crown. An illegible maker's name is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.259

Name/Title
A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 57 " at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. " ALBUHERA " is embossed above the " 57 ." " SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.262

Name/Title
A 43rd Regiment tunic button. The button features " 43 " surrounded by leaf designs. An illegible maker's name is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.260

Name/Title
A 18th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 18 " surmounted by a harp. " FIRMIN & SONS LONDON " is marked on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.270

Name/Title
A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 57 " at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. " ALBUHERA " is embossed above the " 57 ." " SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.261

Name/Title
A 65th Regiment tunic button. The button features " 65 " at the centre of a raised circle. An illegible maker's name and " BIRMINGHAM " is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A92.268

Name/Title
A 57th Regiment tunic button. The button features "57" at the centre surmounted by a crown and surrounded by leaf designs. "ALBUHERA" is embossed above the "57." "SMITH KEMP & WRIGHT BIRMINGHAM" is engraved on the reverse of the button.
Accession No
PA2006.295

Name/Title
A navy blue wool cap with a red band of binding around the top. " Kaiapoi " is written on the lining. "FVFB" features in brass lettering on the front. There is a leather sweatband on the inside.
Accession No
A97.476

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

Name/Title
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 wheel pricker with a rounded wooden handle attached to a metal shank which is bent near the end. The shank has a circular toothed wheel mounted in a forked carrier which can be adjusted by a wingnut which can allow the wheel to be removed. " J DIXON " is stamped on one side of the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.023

Name/Title
A single crease with a rounded wooden handle attached to a gently curved shank which ends in a shield shaped head with a blunt edge. " 2 " is stamped on the head and some illegible writing is stamped in the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.024

Name/Title
A screw crease with a rounded wooden handle attached to a shank which ends in a shield shaped head which is split in two. A thumbscrew is threaded through the shank. There is a small leather strap at the end of the handle. " J E BUTLER LD. " is stamped into the top of the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.026

Name/Title
A double crease with a rounded wooden handle attached to a slightly curved shank which ends in an axe shaped head with two blunt edges. " 2 " is stamped into the head. " J.E BUTLER Ltd " is stamped into the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.027

Name/Title
A blunt edged knife with an upturned point on the blade and a rounded wooden handle. A brass band is around the handle where the shank meets the handle.
Accession No
TM2003.028

Name/Title
An edge shave with a rounded wooden handle attached to a slender shank which has a groove in the middle of the upper and lower side and a two pronged cutting edge. There is a brass band at the end of the handle where it is attached to the shank. " 1 " is stamped into the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.030

Name/Title
An edge shave with a rounded wooden handle attached to a slender shank which has a groove in the middle of the upper and lower side and a two pronged cutting edge. There is a brass band at the end of the handle where it is attached to the shank. " J DIXON " is stamped into the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.031

Name/Title
An edge shave with a rounded wooden handle attached to a slender shank which has a groove in the middle of the upper side and a two pronged cutting edge. There is a brass band at the end of the handle where it is attached to the shank. An indecipherable mark and " 4 " is stamped into the shank.
Accession No
TM2003.032
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