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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 dark brown leather Sam Browne belt. Has brass buckle, rivets, loops and sword hook. Used during World War Two in the Pacific Theatre. Belonged to R.W. Syme of New Plymouth.
Accession No
A91.570

Name/Title
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

Name/Title
A German West Wall Medal. The oval bronzed brass medal features a crossed sword and a shovel, a German eagle atop a swastika and a bunker. The obverse is fringed by a wreath of oak leaves. " FUR / ARBEIT/ ZUM / SCHUTZE / DEUTSCH-/LANDS " is marked on the reverse fringed by a wreath of oak leaves. The medal is attached to a yellow ribbon with two thin white stripes by a simple suspension ring.
Accession No
A74.935

A New Zealand Registered Nurse badge. The brass badge is shaped like a five pointed star enamelled in red, blue and white with a cross at the centre.The star is attached to a blue enamelled bar with " N Z R N " marked on it. " 1275 / MARY E. / AFFLECK / 1912 / " is marked on the reverse. " H. JENKINS & / SONS / BIRM " is also marked on the reverse A brooch pin is fitted on the reverse of the bar. The badge is mounted on a piece of card along with other medals and badges on A Certificate of The Services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces issued to Mary Ellen Affleck.
Accession No
TM1999.288

Name/Title
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

Name/Title
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
A .577 calibre 1853 pattern Enfield percussion rifle. The rifle has three bands, brass fittings and is fully wooded. It is missing a ramrod. " W.D." is marked on the stock and "N.Z. 1784" is marked on the brass butt strap. " V.R." with a crown below it," 1856 " and " Tower " below and the letter "o" with "21" are marked on the lock plate.
Accession No
A82.304

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

Name/Title
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

Name/Title
A double thickness, black leather cartridge belt with a strip and two brass tooth buckles. The belt is copper wire stitched along the top and down the sides and at one end a piece is strapped to one of the buckles that bears two stitched copper circles. This piece also holds a large " U " shaped copper stitched, leather pouch with a flap cover with a strap and metal tooth buckle.
Accession No
A71.383

Name/Title
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

A lightweight, khaki drill tunic. Has four button flap pockets, four buttons down the front and button up cuffs. A detachable cloth belt is held by two loops on the back of the waist. Belonged to R.W. Syme of New Plymouth. Worn in the Pacific Theatre during World War Two.
Accession No
A91.559

Name/Title
A Russian powder horn with brass fittings.
Accession No
A77.017

Name/Title
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

Name/Title
A music making piece of a harmonica comprised of a lead alloy plate fitted with brass reeds.
Accession No
A98.365

Name/Title
A New Zealand Cross complete with presentation case. The medal features a silver Maltese cross with a gold laurel wreath around a central circle. " NEW ZEALAND " is written on this circle. Each arm of the cross has a six pointed gold star on it and the top arm is surmounted by a crown. The cross is attached to a "V" link on a silver suspension bar with a gold laurel on it. The ribbon is crimson and has a pin at the top. " Captain Francis Joseph Mace / Taranaki / Militia " is engraved on the reverse of the cross.The presentation case for the cross has a red leather covering with gold details. The cross sits in an inset navy base in the case and the lid has a cream silk lining. " PHILLIPS / 23 COCKSPUR ST / LONDON" is printed on the lining beneath a crown. " PHILLIPS / COCKSPUR ST " is marked on the reverse of the bar.
Accession No
A74.799
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