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Scale Model 1:100 of the ULCC (ultra large crude carrier) Globtik Tokyo
'Data General' computer console for EMI brain scanner
'Data General' computer console for EMI CT brain scanner, installed at the Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Wimbledon in 1971 (the first used clinically), by EMI, Hayes, Middlesex, 1970-1971.
Two pieces of blue flint glass cullet
Two pieces of blue flint glass cullet, 1968
Analogue music synthesizer.
VCS 3 music synthesizer made by Electronic Music Studios, London Limited, London, England, 1970
Telephone crossbar switch RVD 211, 1970
Telephone crossbar switch RVD 211, made by Swedish Ericsson, Sweden, 1970
Couch unit for EMI brain scanner
Couch Unit for EMI CT brain scanner, installed at the Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Wimbledon in 1971 (the first used clinically), by EMI, Hayes, Middlesex, 1970-1971.
Two bifurcated needles used for smallpox vaccination
Public Health & Hygiene
2 Bifurcated needles for use in smallpox vaccination
Pair of artificial legs for a child affected by the drug thalidomide
Pair of artificial legs, used by Eddie Freeman, a child affected by the drug thalidomide, made at the Roehampton Limb Fitting Centre, London, 1967-1972
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television, 1969-1970
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television set, model type KV-1320UB, manufactured by Sony, Japan, 1969-1970. Serial No. 505704
Rotative Compound Beam Engine, 1881
Annotated 1/2 inch scale model (1:24) of a compound beam pumping engine by Worthington-Simpson Ltd, 1881, originally built for the West Middlesex Waterworks, Hammersmith, London.
Intel 4004 processor
Computing & Data Processing
Intel 4004 processor (open), manufactured by the Intel Corporation, United States, 1971
Minovlar ED combined monophasic contraceptive pills
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Combined monophasic contraceptive pills, "Minovlar ED", 2 wallets each with pill packet and instruction booklet, 1970
Submarine repeater pentode P.O. type 10P, 1950-1970
Submarine repeater pentode P.O. type 10P, made by the Post Office, England, 1950-1970
Apollo 10 command module, call sign 'Charlie Brown'
Apollo 10 command module, call sign 'Charlie Brown', by North American Rockwell Corporation, Downey, Los Angeles county, California, United States, American, 1969. Apollo 10, carrying astronauts Thomas Stafford, John Young and Eugene Cernan, was launched in May 1969 on a lunar orbital mission as the dress rehearsal for the actual Apollo 11 landing. Stafford and Cernan descended in the Lunar Module to within 14 kilometres of the surface of the Moon, the closest approach until Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin in Apollo 11 landed on the surface two months later.
Mitral and aortic replacement heart valves, 1960s.
Starr-Edwards mitral and aortic artificial heart valves, used, possibly English, (without bottle), 1968-1969
Apollo 11 Lunar Lander kit (21-7-69). First moon l
Apollo 11 Lunar Lander kit (21-7-69). First moon landing 1969.
HST power car
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Diesel power car, British Railways, No 41001, prototype High Speed Train power car, built 1972.
Black-and-white television made by Murphy Radio Ltd, Welwyn Garden City, c.1968.
GXC-40 cassette recorder
GXC-40 stereo cassette recorder, made by Akai Electric Co. Ltd, Tokyo, c.1972.
Uher Portable Tape Recorder
Portable tape recorder, made by Uher, Munich, West Germany, c.1970.
Bookmakers settling machine, Genie 247. 8 digit display
Computing & Data Processing
Bookmakers settling machine, Genie 247. 8 digit display - vacuum-fluorescent tube, with an additional window for a 7-segment display. 4 function and betting functions. Made in England. 1972.
Pair of spectacles with photochromatic lenses, pla
Pair of spectacles with photochromatic lenses, plastic and metal frames, by Birch(?), 1970-72
Head Phones for Tape Recorder
Head phones for tape recorder, made by Uher, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, c.1970.
lineman's nylon safety belt
British Telecom lineman's nylon safety belt made by Aerolex Ltd, c.1970
In memory of Henry West
Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
Memorial, oak plaque, in memory of Henry West, killed in a whirlwind at Reading Station, Great Western Railway, 24th March 1840, replacement panel of 1971. The panel reads: "In memory of Henry West, who lost his life in a whirlwind at the Great Western Railway station, Reading on the 24th March 1840, aged 24 years. Sudden the change. I in a moment fell and had not time to bid my friends farewell. Yet hushed be all complaint, tis sweet, tis blest to change Earth's stormy scenes for endless rest. Dear friends prepare, take warning by my fall, so shall you hear with joy your Saviour's call. A rail was erected at the time by his fellow workmen as a token of affectionate respect to his memory. Renewed by his brother George, 1862. Renewed by his niece, F G Rixon, 1924. Renewed by the Reading Corporation, 1971".
Telescopic 'dressing sticks'
Two telescopic 'dressing sticks', designed for use by completely armless (amelic) people or those with very short arms (phocomelia), with an S-shaped tip which can be located in a trouser zip, held in the mouths of amelic people, or in the hands or people with short arms, also used to pull-up trousers and tuck-in shirt tails, originally made from a telescopic car aerial and stethoscope tubing, originally designed by Dr. Ian Fletcher in 1959, modifed by Steeper c. 1968.
Pritchards DDT Insect Spray.
Pritchards DDT Insect Spray. Small rectangular can with metal circular lid. Manufactured by Robert's Laboratories Ltd.
7-inch vinyl single
A Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra 7-inch vinyl single, 1972, used at BBC Radio Manchester
LP `Mister Rock `N' Roll', Bill Haley and the Come
LP `Mister Rock `N' Roll', Bill Haley and the Comets. Ember Records, EMB 3041. Distributed by Pye Record (Sales) Ltd. First issue, 1969
Transistor radio, made by the Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd, c.1970.
Keracolor Sphere TV set
Keracolor Sphere TV set, made in 1970 by Group Systems (Keracolor) Ltd, Northwich, with associated archive material.
Part of Moog synthesizer, May 1969
956 Ribbon controller, part of Moog synthesizer, May 1969
Pair of prosthetic limbs, for Thalidomide affected 9-year old child
Pair of prosthetic limbs made for a child, Tracey Baynam, aged 9 years, affected by thalidomide, made by J E Hanger, United Kingdom, May 1971
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No. 05820670, with 40mm. f2.8 Ricoh Rikenon lens, c. 1971.
'Rover' portable video camera
'Rover' portable video camera in fitted case, made by the Sony Corporation, Japan, c.1970.
1500-pair exchange area cable, 1969
1500-pair exchange area cable, with dry paper insulation and copper conductor cable suitable for subscriber-exchange circuits, made to Western Electric Company (USA) specification, unknown maker, 1969. Sheathed with aluminium, steel and polythene, and constructed in units each of 100 pairs.
Model of Richard Seifert’s NatWest Tower.1:250 scale
Model of Richard Seifert’s NatWest Tower.1:250 scale. 1971
Model 2 plank wagon
Model railway wagon, 33mm gauge, Cambrian Railway 2-plank 10 ton open No 1947 of 1893, built by J P Richards, 1969.
Spirit of the Southern
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Painting, acrylic on canvas, British Railways, Southern Region, 'Spirit of the Southern', viaduct, train and Downs, by Harry Stevens. A contemporary depiction of a commuter train passing over a viaduct, surrounded by a number of hills beyond which is the sea. The linear portrayal of the train and track contrast with the exaggerated undulation of the hills, fields and clouds. Commissioned by L.W Ibbotson General Manager of the Southern Region in 1969 to promote the 'Southern into the Seventies' campaign. Framed 1970.