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One-sided exchange IDF strips
One-sided exchange IDF strips connections (cable termination blocks) made by the British L. M. Ericsson Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Beeston, 1972
12 inch "Trinitron" colour television display tube
12 inch "Trinitron" colour television display tube, type EIAJ 330CB22, 1971, sectioned for exhibition, including neck components and spare aperture-grille/face plate assembly.
Sample of metal foil insulation
Sample of metal foil insulation used on Skylab.
Vedra Toning Lotion. Card box
Vedra Toning Lotion. Card box containing opaque glass bottle with plastic lid and a paper leaflet.
Pure Cod Liver Oil capsules BP
Pure Cod Liver Oil capsules BP. Card box brown labelled bottle with metal lid. Bottles contains tissue paper and capsules
Model germanium diode built into cryogenic system
Model germanium diode built into cryogenic system, made by staff at 20th Century Electronics Ltd., England, 1969. Presented to Gilbert Tomes, the 20th Century Electronics Ltd. founder.
Clamp for transfusion/donation
Public Health & Hygiene
Clamp for transfusion/donation equipment by Capon Heaton, Britain, 1969. Clamp was with loose handwritten label giving the maker and a date.
Level control instrument
Scientific Instruments & Research
Front part of 144 process controller.
Concorde memorabilia: Paintbox Depicting BOAC Evolution of Flight
Concorde memorabilia: Paintbox. BOAC Evolution of Flight / BOAC, [1969-1970]. Tin box, illustrated with 12 colour pictures of flying machines. 12 gilt and green outline illustrations on inside of lid identifying flying machines from Montgolfier Balloon 1783 via Airship R34 1919 to BOAC Jumbo 747 jet and Concorde 1970. Box contains brush and 17 small pots of Humbrol colour enamel paints as used for aeroplane model making. 6x22x9.5cm. Printed on end: 6MB Container made in England. Inscription printed on inside of lid: 'The BOAC jet fleet of the seventies ... The giant BOAC 747 .... [technical details]. The seventies will see the introduction of the supersonic Concorde'. Tin probably sold at Farnborough Air Show, at time of early flights of Concorde
Prototype workbench, c 1968.
Hand and Machine Tools
An example of the ‘Multyplex’ workbench, c.1976-77. This workbench was held to infringe Ron Hickman’s patent on the ‘Workmate’ bench design (British Patent No. 1267032) in a court case during 1976-77. This example is without its supporting legs.
Two pieces of blue flint glass cullet
Two pieces of blue flint glass cullet, 1968
Video Robot with box packaging
Video Robot with box packaging, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1971
Handbill for screening of 'Ice Station Zebra'
Handbill for a screening of the film 'Ice Station Zebra' in Cinerama at the London Casino.
Sinclair Cambridge pocket calculator
Computing & Data Processing
Sinclair Cambridge pocket calculator, by Sinclair Radionics Limited, Cambridgeshire, England, 1973
Nova 3/12 minicomputer
Nova 3/12 minicomputer, made by Data General Corporation, c.1973, used in a North West textile mill to monitor production using software made by Dextralog.
'Norinyl-2' oral contraceptive pills, England, 1968-1970
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Blister pack of combined monophasic early contraceptive pills, 'Norinyl-2', by Syntex Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, 1968-70.
Pupil measuring scale, London, England, 1974
Simple device for measuring pupil size, first of its kind, designed by Dr Gilston. This one was made for the First World Congress on Intensive Care, London 1974, which Gilston initiated and organised. The First World Congress records are held now by the Intensive Care Society, Tavistock House, Tavistock Sq, WC1. For use in cardio-respiratory resuscitation and coma assessment. Made 1974.
Airfix model, Orion spacecraft
Airfix Orion 2001 spacecraft model, original issue 1969.
'Tru Life' breast form with instruction sheet
'Tru Life' breast form, slightly flattened, owned by Mrs Shilling (the first person to receive a breast implant in Britain, in 1967), with instruction sheet, by S.H. Camp and Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1967, 100% nylon
High visibility, be eye catching in your mini-vest
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, British Railways Accident Prevention Service, High Visibility, 1967. Coloured lithograph showing a woman in a bright orange bikini and below a male railway worker wearing a high visibility vest, holding up his left arm in acknowledgement of a passing train. The accompanying text reads "Be eye catching in your mini-vest". At bottom left is the British Rail double arrow logo set in a triangle with the words "Accident prevention service" and a "Stop Accidents" logo. In the bottom right margin is the reference AP67/9.
1:4 scale model of X4 (Miranda) satellite
1:4 scale model of X4 (Miranda) satellite.
aircraft kit; educational toy; model
Plastic aircraft kit and box. Pan Am Jumbo Jet Boeing 747, unassembled, by Aurora, 1968. (Victoria & Albert Museum number Misc 584-1990).
Motor Impairment Test, Ontario, Canada, 1972
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Motor Impairment Test, developed by DH Scott, FA Moyes and SE Henderson, 1972, from the Oseretsky Test (c.1946); used to detect impairment of motor function in children aged 5-13; consisting of rope, mallet, paper mazes, playing cards, etc., record blank and manual (incomplete); used at the Institute of Education, University of Liverpool, c.1960-1990.
Concorde wind tunnel model, 1969.
High speed wind tunnel model of early Concorde shape, string mounted. Tapping points upper surface of port wing, lower surface starboard wing.
Handbill for a screening of 'Patton'
Handbill for a screening of the flim 'Patton' at the Odeon Ringway, Birmingham.
drawing in pen and line with coloured wash, of a t
drawing in pen and line with coloured wash, of a terminal box with cabling on top of a wooden pole, attached to the nearby house, [by Bob Vallance, c1967]. Science Museum design studio
Gear Robot with box packaging
Gear Robot, red body with box packaging, manufactured by Horikawa, Japan, 1970
Mufax chart recorder D-665-C, and Mufax picture receiver D-611-Uf, 1969.
Four-inch Mufax recorder, type D-665-C, no. 464503, by Muirhead and Co. Ltd., January 1969
Cinema ticket for 'Tora! Tora! Tora!'
Ticket number Q19, centre stalls for for a screening of the flim 'Tora! Tora! Tora!' at the Gaumont, Birmingham, Tuesday February 9, 7.30pm.
One of six pieces of glassware made by automatic pressing, 1968
Hand-pressed glass, lemon juicer
One of six pieces of glassware made by hand-pressing, 1968
Royal Observer Corps uniform
1972 pattern Royal Observer Corps jacket made by J. Compton Sons and Webb Ltd c.1972, worn by 13553 Clement C Rutter.
James Bond spy watch, 1967
Toy James Bond spy watch, by Gilbert, USA. In original packaging, 1967.
British Railways female messenger skirt
Railway Uniform & Costume
Railway uniform skirt, British Railways, Female messenger, 1970.
Sandocryl B Dyestuffs, Sandoz, 1967
Dye book, ‘Sandocryl B Dyestuffs, No. 1470/67’, by Sandoz Limited, Switzerland, 1967
Kay Sona-Graph 6061A speech spectrum analyzer, c. 1970
Kay Sona-Graph 6061A speech spectrum analyzer, c. 1970
Caledon Dyes for Cellulosic Fibres, ICI, 1969
Dye book, ‘Caledon Dyes for Cellulosic Fibres’, by ICI Limited, England, 1969
Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada
Liquid Extract of Cascara Sagrada or Sacred Bark BP. Labelled glass bottle with metal and cord lid. 7/8 full.
Egg Lemon Shampoo in labelled
Egg Lemon Shampoo in labelled glass bottle with plastic lid.
70 ml Robb The Most Powerful L
70 ml Robb The Most Powerful Liniment. Lot No. BN 295. Card box containing glass bottle with modern perforated metal lid.
Human thrombin powder in sealed ampoule
Public Health & Hygiene
Human thrombin, powder in sealed ampoule, supplied by the Lister Institute on behalf of the Ministry of Health, c.1967
Component associated with the Ferranti Freescan map digitiser
Component associated with the Ferranti Freescan map digitiser, by Ferranti Limited, British, 1969