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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 single brass cuff link with a narrow gold coloured oval shaped top engraved with a floral motif pattern and a chunky hammerhead-like rear fastener.
Accession No
TM2001.137

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 purse with a brass frame and chain. The base is a purple fabric that is covered in purple and clear beadwork.
Accession No
A92.040

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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 white canvas duffle bag made of fabric that has been folded over and seamed on one side and at the bottom. A half circle brass clasp closes the bag, however, the lock is missing and is currently being held together by a piece of wire.
Accession No
A82.382

Name/Title
A black leather purse with circular brass clasp on the front flap.
Accession No
A69.826

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 steel surveyor's chain measure made up of jointed steel rods with brass markers and handles attached. Belonged to Frederic Carrington.
Accession No
A77.364

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A miser's purse in red and green tones of cotton knit. It has a slit in the centre, an ornate metal tassel at each end and a movable metal ring around the centre.
Accession No
A62.859

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A neoclassical-style cavalry helmet depicting a decorative stylized pattern along the midline crest which runs from the brow to the back of the helmet. There is a hole in the crest at the brow to insert horse hair and an attachment on the side to insert a plume. On the underside of the crest there is a relief that possibly depicts Medusa and a grenade. A metal chin strap is attached to the wearer's right side, a pointed peak at the front and narrow brim at the back.
Accession No
A77.521

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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
Fan
A folding fan consisting of sixteen carved sticks and guards made of ivory. The fan mount is made of white silk and has a wooden tassel with white thread attached to the metal rivet. Lace edges the top of the fan mount.
Accession No
A92.039

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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

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A white leather apron lined edged in pale green with three pale green rosettes and brass twisted metal 'rope' decorations. The belt has an S-shaped hook in the form of a snake. The apron was held in a brown leather pouch with a flap and a hinged clasp. " Bro A R STRANG / ERMINE LODGE No.2851 / LINCOLN " is marked on the front of the pouch. The pouch also contains a certificate relating to Alexander Strang and two small masonic publications.
Accession No
A90.668

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This machine was used to manufacture stockings and gloves - but it is not complete. Important parts like the round cam cylinder, or shell, the winder, needles, weights, the swift and crank wheel are contained in a long deep wooden box with a double hinged lid. This machine came from the "Beehive Knitting Machine and Hosiery Co. N.Z. ". c.1921
Accession No
A71.247

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A white canvas kit bag with brass eyelets around the top. The bag has a brass D ring looped through one of the eyelets. There is a padlock holding the D ring closed, but no key. The bag is stencilled as belonging to 73003 R. W. Syme who fought in the Pacific theatre during World War Two. Originally white, it is now heavily stained.
Accession No
A91.585
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