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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 brass button featuring an embossed anchor and flag design with a raised border round the edge.
Accession No
A97.779

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A brass button featuring an embossed anchor and flag design with a raised border round the edge. There is a clip attached to the reverse of the button.
Accession No
A97.780

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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 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

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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

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Cap
An olive green cloth cap, peaked, with double leather straps at the front and bearing a brass Home Guard badge.
Accession No
A91.496

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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

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 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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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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