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Ceramic cup, London & North Eastern Railway
Cup, ceramic, by Alfred Meakin, London & North Eastern Railway, white with border of pink and green roses and thistles, LNER "Keswick" design (Scottish).
Bottle containing sodium bicarbonate tablets
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Bottle with glass stopper, containing sodium bicarbonate tablets, 5 grains each, made by Burroughs Wellcome & Co, from 'Tabloid" medicine chest, style 260, supplied to 1938 Everest Expedition, prepared by Burroughs Wellcome and Co. (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.), London 1937-1938
Ekco AD36 valve radio receiver, made by E. K. Cole Ltd, Southend, c. 1935.
Black Type 1/232F telephone
Black Type 1/232F telephone with Type 26 bellset 26, made by the General Post Office, Cwmcarn.
Hivac XL HF triode valve (McVitie Weston valve collection), 1935
Hivac HF triode valve, type XL, Sm4 base, made by Hivac Limited, Ruislip, London, England, 1935. McVitie Weston number - RMW/D85
RCA 955 Acorn UFH triode vale (McVitie Weston valve collection), 1935
RCA 995 Acorn UHF triode valve, 5AA base, miniature, by RCA Corporation, United States, 1935. McVitie Weston number = RMW/F59
Mercedes Prima portable typewriter, c. 1936 (seria
Printing & Writing
Mercedes Prima portable typewriter, c. 1936 (serial no. 33496)
Revo electric cooker
Revo electric cooker, made by Cable Accessories Co. Ltd, Tipton, Staffordshire, c.1935.
Dummies dressed as pirates
A dye transfer print photograph of dummies dressed as pirates, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935. The dummies sit on a painted beach with a treasure chest and a monkey.
Poster, The Silver Jubilee
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, The Silver Jubilee, Britain's First Streamline Train, Newcastle and London in 4 hours, by Frank Newbould, 1935. Depicts the A4 class locomotive 'Silver Link' with the 'Silver Jubilee' train on a ground of silver, blue and red, with the timetable for services between London, Darlington and Newcastle, and the legend "Average throughout speed 67.08 m.p.h" at bottom right. Format: double royal.
Guernsey, The Sunshine Island
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, Great Western Railway / Southern Railway, 'Guernsey, The Sunshine Island' by Edmond Vaughan, 1935. Coloured lithograph depicting a couple on a cliff looking down on a sandy beach and the sea below. Text below advertises GWR and Southern Railway ferry services from Weymouth and Southampton to the Channel Islands. Printed in Great Britain (No. 174). Format: double royal. Dimensions: 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.
Lockheed 10A Electra, serial no 1037, 1935.
Lockheed 10A Electra aircraft, serial no 1037, by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Los Angeles county, California, United States, 1935
EMI Emitron Camera Head
EMI Emitron camera head, one of the original Emitrons used by Marconi-EMI from the beginning of the BBC's British Television Service at Alexandra Palace, 1936.
Grass Instrument Company
1935-1994, manufacturer of medical instruments, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Keystone 8mm camera model K-8
Keystone 8mm camera model K-8. Cine camera for double run 8mm film. Fitted with a Wollensak cine Veliostigmat lens, iris diaphragm f/3.5-16. Screw mount 12, 16, 48 fps, clockwork motor, lock on button. Folding frame finder, direct vision optical finder. Rotary footage indicator. No.887926. Keystone.
Rigged main central sail from large rigged model of an Amoy Fishing Junk
Model of bamboo raft from large rigged model, scale 1:10, of a Chinese fishing junk used in the Amoy district of the Formosa Straight, unsigned, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China, 1937
Twin lens reflex camera for 35mm film 24 x 36mm. Bayonet fitting interchangeable lenses. Fitted with a Zeiss Sonnar lens F:5cm f/2-22 no.1659317. Viewing lens Zeiss Sucher Objectiv F:8cm f/2.8 no.1513535. With metal focal plane shutter 2/5/10/25/50/100/150/250/500/1000/B and delayed action. Built in exposure meter calibrated 6-21/10 DIN, 16 seconds - 1/1000sec, f/1.5-22. Ground glass reflex focussing screen - hood built in magnifier. Albada type sports finder in hood, screen with frames for 8.5cm and 13.5cm lenses. No.Y85072. Zeiss Ikon.
AEC Mammoth Major Mk 1 four axle lorry, 1934, fitt
AEC Mammoth Major Mk 1 four axle lorry, 1934, fitted with Tillotson cab and Thomson tank for industrial alchohol. Chassis no. 162 1023, engine no. 631014, registration no. AKB 320
Melted Farnsworth Image Dissector Television Camera Tube
Image dissector tube by Philo T Farnsworth, used by Baird, rescued from the remains of the Crystal Palace in London following the fire on 30 November 1936 (melted).
Imperial State Crown
A Vivex colour photograph of the Imperial State Crown, taken by Dr Douglas A Spencer, in 1937. This photograph of part of the British Crown Jewels was taken at the Tower of London.
McVitie Weston valve collection, Osram valve, type V.T.46
Osram valve, type V.T.46, pinch marked F, (RMW/Y629A - McVitie Weston number), by Osram, 1935.
McVitie Weston valve collection, RCA valve, type 6B7
RCA valve, type 6B7, marked U.S.A. VT-68 10E/97, (RMW/Y456B - McVitie Weston number), by RCA Corporation, 1934.
Four ampoules of anti gas gangrene serum, Paris, France, 1934
Public Health & Hygiene
Single glass ampoule, one of four, of gas-gangrene serum, by Laboratoire due Val de Grace, French, 1934
A stonemason working on a detail of the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool
A photograph of a stonemason working on a detail of the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool, taken in January 1934 by White for the Daily Herald.
McArthur portable microscope, with three objective
McArthur portable microscope, with three objectives, iris, eyepiece, mirror and fine focus, used in malaria research in Borneo, designed by John McArthur, made by Charles Hearson, English, c.1936
Matrix punch mill tool, grinding machine
Printing & Writing
Matrix punch mill tool, grinding machine, Plant No.1228, made by Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1937. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices.
Box for "Local Standard" micrometer yard bed of hard brass
Weighing & Measuring
Box for "Local Standard" micrometer yard bed of hard brass for testing local yard "End" measures, 1934.
Lauterwasser pattern cycle handlebar, Kromo, with
Lauterwasser pattern cycle handlebar, Kromo, with ferrule, chromium plated, 0.875" x 20g
McVitie Weston valve collection, RCA Radiotron valve, type 48
RCA Radiotron valve, type 48, (RMW/G45 - McVitie Weston number), by RCA Corporation, 1937.
Football - England vs Scotland, 1934
14 April 1934
Glass negative by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. England vs Scotland football match at Wembley Stadium, London, 14 April 1934.
Black and white photographic print, showing a nuclear explosion due to cosmic rays, yielding three highly-ionising particles together with an electron
Black and white photographic print from a negative, from a negative by Pierre Auger and Paul Ehrenfest at the International Foundation High Alpine Research Station Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, and display label, mounted on passe partout board minus frame, showing a nuclear explosion due to cosmic rays, yielding three highly-ionising particles together with an electron, unsigned, Europe, 1936
Cascade generator for 1.5 million volt accelerator
Cascade generator, for 1.5 million volt accelerator, designed by and built at the Cavendish Laboratory, by Philips, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England and Phillips, Holland, 1937. The 1.5 million volt accelerator was also known as voltage doubler stack.
Coronet Midget camera
Coronet midget camera. Manufactured by Coronet Camera Company, Birmingham. Dark brown Bakelite. For 16mm rollfilm 18 x 13" pictures. Simple lens fitted with fixed focus and aperture, instantaneous shutter with accidental exposure prevention, and optical vision finder.
Sargrove sprayed-circuit radio receiver experiment, 1936-1937
Sargrove sprayed-circuit radio receiver (experimental model), made by John Sargrove, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 1936-1937.
Ensign Midget Folding Bellows Camera, Model 22, 1934
Ensign Midget Folding Bellows Camera, c. 1934. Strut design. Fitted with simple fixed focus meniscus lens and shutter with 2 positions, time and instantaneous. Houghton, 1934. Patent no 271156.
Collection of stamps cards and covers illustrating
Collection of stamps cards and covers illustrating the development of international air post 1870-1950 / amassed by Miss Winifred Penn-Gaskell. 85: Quantity of periodical literature on aspects of air post, published 1919-1946. 85/11: Airpost Journal, vol.VIII no.1, issue 73, October 1936. Fifth anniversary number of the American Air Mail Society
Glass fuse carrier, 5A brass ends, from Sudgrove H
Glass fuse carrier, 5A brass ends, from Sudgrove House, 21 December 1936
Football - England vs Italy, 1934
14 November 1934
Glass negative by Edward Malindine and Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. England vs Italy football match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, 14 November 1934. Paper cropping mask included.
Steam locomotive, named Cheltenham
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, Southern Railway, Schools class 4-4-0 No 925 "Cheltenham", designed by R.E.L. Maunsell, built at Eastleigh in 1934, withdrawn in 1962.
Brampton Mark 10 bicycle pedal, sectioned, showing
Brampton Mark 10 bicycle pedal, sectioned, showing keying feature
Benny Lynch and Small Montana
A photograph of boxers Benny Lynch (1913-1946) and Small Montana (1913-1976) taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 January, 1937.
McVitie Weston valve collection, Osram valve, type NR66
Osram valve, type NR66, marked 615C, (RMW/Y668A - McVitie Weston number), by Osram, 1935.
Looe, South Cornwall
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Watercolour, original artwork for railway poster, Great Western Railway, Looe, South Cornwall for ideal homes and holidays by S.C. Rowles, 1935, depicts harbour.
McVitie Weston valve collection, MOV valve, type NR82
MOV valve, type NR82, (RMW/Y617A - McVitie Weston number), by M-O Valve Co. Limited, 1937.
Photograph showing Indian actor Sabu riding an elephant at Coventry Zoo
Daily Herald photograph by Edward George Malindine showing Indian film actor Sabu the Elephant Boy riding an elephant to the opening ceremony for the Pet Corner at Coventry Zoo.
Votive offerings by childless women
Votive offerings consisting of 2 strands of wool now mounted on photograph of Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti's tomb near Agra by childless women, Indian, 1934
Hand Operated Pendulum Burring Spindle
Printing & Writing
Hand-Operated Pendulum de-burring spindle matrix cutter, Plant No.1296, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1937. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices. Mounted on bench with machines Nos. 1294, 1868, and 2120.