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Brass shoulder badge of the New Zealand Cyclist Corps. Consists of "NZCC" in a semi-circular shape with a brass clip on rear for fastening. "J.R. GAUNT" is stamped on the rear.
Accession No
TM.2002.169

Name/Title
Brass hat badge of the New Zealand Cyclist Corps. The badge is comprised of a wheel surmounted by a crown with the barrels and stocks of two guns on either side. A scroll with the following text l "N.Z. CYCLISTS CORPS" is below the wheel. "J.R. GAUNT / LONDON" is stamped on the back and there is a brass clip on the rear for fastening.
Accession No
TM.2002.171

Name/Title
A decorated cast brass handle which is thought to have been part of a small nutcracker.
Accession No
PA2010.083

Name/Title
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 brass forage cap badge of the 70th Regiment. The badge is shaped as a " 70 " with eyelets and a pin on the reverse.
Accession No
PA2010.082

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 brass 11th (Taranaki Rifles) Regiment hat badge.
Accession No
A83.045

Name/Title
A large brass shako plate of the 65th Regiment. If features a stringed bugle above " 65 ", within a round wreath. This design is surmounted by a crown.
Accession No
A58.891

Name/Title
A linen tape measure with a brown leather case. The round case has a brass winding handle on one side with " 66 F " impressed in it. " HOCKLEY ABBEY TRADEMARK " is moulded in the leather around the handle. The tape measure itself is linen and has inches on one side and chain links on the other side.
" HOCKLEY ABBEY " and three triangles are printed on the tape. A short length of string and a metal ring are attached to end of the tape. " FOLLETT CARRINGTON " has been etched on the rear of the case and a remnant of paper is also stuck to this side.
Accession No
TM2001.194

Name/Title
A surveyors measuring tape made up of a thin metal band wound on a metal holder. There is a winding handle on one side and a leather strap the opposite side. The two sides of the holder are held together using a screw and wing nut. There is a plastic sign stuck on both sides which reads " DANGER / BEWARE OF / POWER LINES. "
Accession No
TM1998.147

Name/Title
A steel bar surveyors chain original standard contained in a rectangular wooden box with a hinged lid. The chain consists of a length of steel bars linked together to form a single chain which is 20.1 metres long. At each end there is a squarish shaped brass knob and ring. " Original Standard / one chain long / Steel Bars / Brought out from home about 1840 / by F.A. and O. Carrington " is written in faded handwritten text on a paper label adhered to the lid of the box.
Accession No
TM2001.195
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