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

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

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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

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A brown leather Sam Browne belt with brass buckles and fittings. " H STANNERS / 24/1468 " is handwritten on the inside of the belt.
Accession No
PA2007.107

A woman's military khaki cotton drill frock which is unlined and lightweight and has a small collar. There are nine large brown plastic buttons down the front with a smaller brown plastic button at neckline. There is a single small brown plastic button at each sleeve cuff. It has a single lower right front pocket. A button on the pocket for fastening the flap is now missing. It has an additional extension flap at the waist with a brass catch on the end which attaches to a brass hook inside the waist. " N.Z. ?? / ?? 1942 " is stamped in black on the inside lining behind the pocket. " 11 / HOR / KIDD " is handwritten in black ink inside the neckline of the collar.
Accession No
TM2002.112

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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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A Royal New Zealand Air Force Flight Lieutenant's World War II uniform. It has four brass RNZAF buttons down the front, four button down pockets with smaller brass buttons and a fob pocket. The trousers have a button up fly and plastic suspender buttons. The medal ribbons on the breast feature an Africa star, and a rosette badge sewn onto the North African medal ribbon. The jacket has a pilot badge on the breast and Flight Lieutenant stripes on the cuffs.
Accession No
TM2003.109
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