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"Agfalux" Flash Gun
"Agfalux" Type 6076 electronic pocket flash gun made by Agfa.
Braun record player, 1957.
Record player, Braun, model PC3, without stylus, designed by Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Dieter Rams and Gerd Alfred Muller, 1957
Model guard, North Staffordshire Railway
Model figure, male, approx 1/4 scale, North Staffordshire Railway Guard c.1910-1913, by Helen McKie, London, c.1957.
L.G. Hawkins 'Supreme' Electric Hair Dryer
L.G. Hawkins 'Supreme' Electric Hair Dryer, 550W, 220-250V (type C. LGH 95722), by L G Hawkins and Company Limited, England, 1947-1949
London & Southampton Railway policeman
Model figure, male, approx 1/4 scale, London & Southampton Railway policeman, c.1840, by Helen McKie, London, c.1957.
Model locomotive, Q1, Southern Railway
Model steam locomotive, scale approx. 1:24, wooden, of Southern Railway `Q1' class 0-6-0 No. C1, constructed at Southern Railway Brighton Works, c.1948.
Photographic contact strip showing location filming for 'The Constant Husband'
Photograph contact strip by Tanner titled 'Welsh features'. Caption on back reads: 'A film company (British Lion) are filming the new film "The Constant Husband" in Aberayron with the aid of the local inhabitants and their animals. P.S. General view Rex Harrison in action.'
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Painting, oil, original artwork for railway poster, British Railways (Southern Region), Weymouth, 1960, by Durman. Shows a woman with arms folded on a turquise / green and yellow background.
can opener by Rudman Darlington & Co. Ltd., Wednesfield, England, 1950-55.
Wall mounted can opener by Rudman Darlington & Co. Ltd., Wednesfield, England, 1950-55.
model class 24 locomotive
Model diesel electric locomotive, British Railways class 24 No.D5030, built 1958, scale: 1:16. Made by apprentices at Crewe Works
Model steam locomotive, London Midland & Scottish Railway, 1/16 scale
Model steam locomotive, 1/16 scale, London Midland & Scottish Railway `3F' class 0-6-0T No 16697, prototype built 1928, Model built by H A Taylor, Bletchley, 1950.
Model figure, male, approx 1/4 scale, L&SWR signalman, c.1892, by Helen McKie, London, c. 1957
Pye 'Black Box' record player, introduced 1954.
Pye "Black Box" record player, introduced 1954.
Kodak Brownie 8 movie camera model f/2.7
Cinecamera for double run 8mm film; f/2.7 lens; clockwork motor; DV optical finder; No. 22696. Manufactured from both Eastman Kodak and Kodak Ltd parts.
A crowd of people waiting to take a photograph
A photograph showing a crowd of people waiting to take a snapshot photograph, taken in 1950 by F Greaves for the Daily Herald.
Two sacks of money recovered from the Great Train Robbery
A photograph showing two sacks of stolen money, recovered from the Great Train Robbery, taken in August 1963 by Ron Burton for the Daily Herald.
Leaflet relating to smog, London, England, c. 1950-1955
Public Health & Hygiene
Leaflet giving information about precautions to take on the appearance of smog pollution, produced by the Central Council for Health Education, London, England, c. 1950-1955
Dux Kino Model 44 toy projector
Dux Kino projector, Model 44. Projector for 35mm film strip carrying two horizontal rows of cartoon pictures with alternate phases of motion. Projected alternately by oscillating shutter operated behind two projection lenses. Serial No 568 on base, trade mark in gold on top of projector body. With a paired condenser lens, two 3.5v bulbs powered by 4 1/2 volt battery. Clockwork drive. Dux-Fabrik Markes and Co, about 1957. With one film strip, Mickey and Pluto (1990-5036/2659/1).
Pye V4 12 " television receiver
Pye V4 12 " monochrome television receiver, tabletop model, single channel, Serial Number 985035, known as 'washboard' set.
'London model 29' monocular microscope by R. & J.
'London model 29' monocular microscope by R. & J. Beck Ltd., London, patent no. 336063, fitted with 4mm objective lens (with non-standard screw thread), x20 wide-field eyepiece surmounted by an angled mirror (for use as a microprojector), plane and concave substage mirror, substage condenser, and adjustable stop to prevent objective lens coming into contact with the slide
Imperial Typewriter Model 60, c.1951
Printing & Writing
Imperial typewriter model 60, serial number 6A 25075, c. 1951. Serial number 6A 25075 can be dated to c.1951.
Telephone Overhead Line Bracket
Overhead line single J type wall bracket with composition No. 16 insulator.
Aneurin Bevan visits first NHS patient
05 July 1948
Daily Herald photograph by White showing Aneurin Bevan visiting Silvia Beckenham, the first NHS patient. With him is Matron Mary Nolan at Park Hospital, Davyhulme, Manchester.
Working scale model of the 1827 Goldsworthy Gurney steam coach
Working scale 1/8":1ft model of the 1827 Goldsworthy Gurney steam coach, by S.T. Harris, British and finished and painted by Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1958. S.T. Harris constructed the model from the original Patent drawings.
Keystone Model A-12 Cine Camera
Keystone Model A12 16mm cine camera. Clockwork-driven with running speeds of 10 (low), 16 (normal), 24 (sound) and 64 frames/second (slow motion), together with three 'intermediate' speeds. It can also take single frames. The button can be locked into its 'on' position. The camera takes 100 foot daylight-loading spools of 16mm film and has a double sprocket drive. The twin-lens turret has a f/2.5 Keystone Wollensak 1 inch Cine Raptar lens and a Dallmeyer 3 inch f/3.5 telephoto lens, in interchangeable C mounts. Each has an optical sight for the direct vision optical viewfinder that is brought into place as the turret is turned. On the side is an exposre calculator. Serial No J-3430. Keystone, Boston, Mass. With leather camera case and instruction manual dated June 1949, 44pp.
Radiogram made by Regentone Radio & Telephone Ltd.
Analytical balance, single-pan, made by Sartorius-
Analytical balance, single-pan, made by Sartorius-Werke Göttingen, model Selecta Rapid serial no. 95175, capacity 200gms, made 1957, circular cream glazed metal and plastic case with black glass base.
Train driver, Jack Mills, with his grandchild, Stephen
A photograph of train driver Jack Mills and his grandson Stephen, taken in August 1963 by Ronald Hicklin for the Daily Herald.
Prestcold Packaway' electric refrigerator, 1959.
"Prestcold Packaway" electric refrigerator, Type 301, serial no. 137549, by the Pressed Steel Company Limited, Oxford, 1959
Ilford Advocate camera, Series II
Ilford Advocate camera, No 1919-6985. Solid body for 35mm film 24 x 36mm. With a coated Dallmeyer Anastigmat lens F:35mm f/3.5-22, No.439410. Behind lens 2 blade shutter with capping blade, 25/50/100/150/200/B. Direct vision optical finder. Two-pin socket flash contact. Helical focusing. White stove enameled finish, matt plated shutter and aperture rings. Similar to 1990-5036/3996. Ilford Ltd.
Lantigen B bacterial vaccine
Public Health & Hygiene
Two boxes of Lantigen B bacterial vaccine, for treatment of Catarrh and Bronchitis, by Lantigen (England) Ltd., 1967 and 1958
Model of 'Bluebird K7', World Water Speed Record contender, 1955
Model, scale 1:6, of the motor-boat 'Bluebird K7', 1954. Promotional, trade, whole model of 'Bluebird K7', World Water Speed Record contender, 1955. Scale 1:6 The model shows the tail fin added in 1958. The boat was designed by Ken and Lou Norris, the frame built by Accles and Pollock, and building completed by Samlesbury Engineering.
Symonds Picture-Story Test; projective technique d
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Symonds Picture-Story Test; projective technique designed by Percival M. Symonds (1948) for the study of the personality of adolescent boys and girls; consisting of 20 pictures of ambiguous situations, with instruction manual.
Direction finding (DF) receiver
Lodestar D/F receiver type 2464A, serial no.378, by Marconi International Marine Communications Company Limited, Europe, 1953-1963. Connected to the fixed loop aerial (1963-19) via the matching unit (1963-18).
Thorens 'Riviera' clockwork dry shaver
Hand and Machine Tools
Thorens 'Riviera' clockwork dry shaver (razor), registered design number 876,564
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale for measuring adult intell
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale for measuring adult intelligence; devised by David Wechsler in 1939 and used by Aberdeen City Council Psychological Service.
Six-20 Brownie E Camera
A Six-20 Brownie Model E box-roll film camera, made by Kodak Limited. Includes canvas case and instruction leaflet.
'Invacar' Invalid Carriage
"Invacar", model 42 invalid carriage, registration number XPU 614, United Kingdom, c1953.
Ariel 'Leader' motorcycle
Ariel Leader twin-cylinder, two-stroke motor cycle, 1963.
Nizo 8 AK 8mm cine camera
Nizo 8 AK cine camera. Cine camera for 8mm film, single run in charger. Steinhall Cassar lens F:1.25cm f/2.5-16; interchangeable screw mount (see 1990-5036/4448). Clockwork drive; button for lock, run, continuous run. Direct vision optical finder and seperate eyelevel reflecting finder. Moveable mask for telephoto lens covers both. Large rotary counter. No 60614.
Electroconvulsive therapy machine, Baldock, Hertfordshire, 1954-1956
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
"Ectonus" electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machine delivering full and half shocks, with unilateral headset (only one electrode covered by gauze), by Ectron Ltd., Baldock, Hertfordshire, c. 1955. Has lead without plug. Manufacturer's label on bottom calls it an 'Electro-Convulsive Apparatus', serial no. 313, and warns, 'Rotary control MUST be in OFF position at commencement of each treatment.'
Electric lighthouse lamps, 1949.
Lighthouse lamp, 5000 watt, with Stanocil diffusing cylinder
Artificial legs, Roehampton, England, 1949
First pair of lower limb prostheses supplied to a boy 2¼ years old. He was born with complete absence of both lower limbs. The sockets are made of certalmid and fitted with round peg ends. Made by Hanger on 25 April 1949. (Weight: 9 oz 255 gm).
East Radcliffe anaesthetic machine, Oxford, England, 1953-1963
East Radcliffe anaesthetic machine, circa 1958
Ferrograph tape recorder, c 1960.
Unit from Ferrograph tape recorder model 4A/N, c. 1960.
Philips 19TG 142 A television receiver
Philips television receiver, 19" table model, 19TG 142A, serial no.BA23836, 1961110 degree deflection, Band I/III table top television fitted with vision AGC (automatic gain control) and sound AVC (automatic volume control).