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Flying Scotsman USA Tour 1969 commemorative envelope
Railway Stamps & Covers
Flying Scotsman USA Tour 1969 commemorative envelope. Envelope is marked "UK 4472 Flying Scotsman USA" and carries an illustration of Flying Scotsman and a list of British locomotives that had visited the USA. A stamp marked "Flying Scotsman USA Ltd." with a drawing of Flying Scotsman with a Union Jack tender has been affixed, as has a US 6 cent stamp. Postmarked Baltimore, Maryland, 24 October 1969.
BBC Radio Manchester Promotional Item
Fluffy bug produced to promote BBC Radio Manchester.
Disposable blood concentrating set
Public Health & Hygiene
Disposable blood concentrating set by S&N (Smith and Nephew?) in plastic packaging. 1971. Packed sealed. Manuscript list gives dates of 1970-1985. Date of manufacture stamped 71 F2.
Detector, sun slit optical sensor component
Detector, one of 6 Sun Slit Optical Sensor components as used on British Prospero Satellite.
Badge issued by National Coal
Badge issued by National Coal Board mines rescue service
Two dispenser rolls of high precision pH paper, Kn
Two dispenser rolls of high precision pH paper, Known as pHydrion papers, made by MicroEssential Laboratory Inc. Brooklyn, N.Y., Grade 367, range 9.0 -12.0.
Premier acetelyne cap lamp
Acetelyne cap lamp, coal mining use. 'Premier' acetylene cap lamp.
Sample of helically wound cylindrical waveguide, c.1970
Sample of helically wound cylindrical waveguide, c. 1970
Field-ion microscope made in Imperial College in a
Field-ion microscope made in Imperial College in about 1972 for use in ultra-high vacuum for surface chemistry research
Ten casting patterns, for model of Marshall MP. Steam Engine
Ten wooden patterns used to make the castings for a model of a Marshall MP. 10" x 14" Steam Engine c.1896.
Automatic-pressed glass mug
One of six pieces of glassware made by automatic pressing, 1968
Zip fasterner, with nylon teeth, 10 inch long on b
Locks & Fastenings
Zip fasterner, with nylon teeth, 10 inch long on black material for cardigans by Opti-lon Ltd., Sevenoaks, 1972
3/4" socket wrench used to rebuild kiil membranes
3/4" socket wrench used to rebuild kiil membranes by patients undergoing home renal dialysis
Collection of Post Office Tele
Collection of Post Office Telegram equipment and archive material.
Telephone handset, dial, two tone grey, model RTT7
Telephone handset, dial, two tone grey, model RTT72B, made by Bell Telephone MFG, Belgium, 1972
Microptic theodolite, with tribrach & plumb bob, i
Microptic theodolite, with tribrach & plumb bob, in carrying case by Hilger & Watts Ltd. Used but good condition, circa 1970
Carton For Ilfomatic 'Universal 50' camera
Carton for Ilfomatic 'Universal 50' camera for 126 cartridge film; with packet of silica gel, original instructions and warranty, 1969.
The Wolf Safety Lamp Co. (Wm M
The Wolf Safety Lamp Co. (Wm Maurice) Ltd type FE2 miner's safety lamp, 1971
Malcolm Campbell (Plastics) Lt
Malcolm Campbell (Plastics) Ltd Texolex miner's safety helmet, 1972
Photocell unit, for Omega Time Recorder 2
Photocell unit for Omega (printing) time recorder 2
EKCO beta/gamma dosimeter
Beta/gamma dose rate meter made by EKCO Instruments Ltd, c.1970
Portrait of Tony Ray Jones
Portrait of Tony Ray Jones in New York cafe by Bill Jay. Taken in New York in 1968, silver gelatin print.
Model 45 explosives detector
Model 45 explosives detector in the form of a dark green metal box inside a fitted dull blue rucksack. The metal box contains the electronics and space for the gas controls. There is no probe.
Glass container, 1 of 18, supplied by Wood Bros. L
Glass container, 1 of 18, supplied by Wood Bros. Ltd., Barnsley, England, 1968
empty glass bottle
One of nine assorted glass containers. Marked "AA36 S UGB 1" on edge of base.
Brown ashtray, made by pressing glass
Ashtray, part of a group of three ashtrays by pressing: blue, green, brown glass, 1968
'Arion' sculpture in acrylic and polyamide
Plastics and Modern Materials
Plastic sculpture 'No. 3' in acrylic and polyamide entitled 'Arion', on acrylic (plastic) base by Frederick Hughes, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, 1972
V180 Duo Cine Film Viewer
Bolex editor-viewer for cine film, 7-in screen.
Environmental Science & Technology
Air meter by George Wilson Industries Ltd, no 118685.
Empty Windolene glass container
One of ten assorted glass containers. Marked "Windolene: wipe it on wipe it off" on front of container, "small" on back of container.
Electronic teleprinter receiver model AA, by Extel
Electronic teleprinter receiver model AA, by Extel Corporation, Northbrook, Illinois, 1969
Quickfit & Quartz organic chemistry micro-preparat
Quickfit & Quartz organic chemistry micro-preparative set.
Fisher Space Pen, model AG7
ball-point pen, Fisher Space Pen, model AG7, (the Astronaut Pen or Anti-Gravity pen) as used by Neil Armstrong on Apollo 11, 1969, with tungsten carbide tip, hermetically sealed and pressurised ink reservoir, patented 1965 (#3,285,228: Anti-Gravity Pen) developed by Paul C. Fisher
PEMCO model 5745 heart-lung machine
PEMCO model 5745 heart-lung machine by Pemco Inc, c1970.
Clock and drum for 7-day recorder, MO 14626/69, 19
Clock and drum for 7-day recorder, MO 14626/69, 1969
Ceramic cream tot, British Transport Hotel Services
Cream tot, ceramic, British Transport Hotel Services, small, white with gold band near rim, two spouts, marked underneath 'BTHS', open block logo, 2-71, no maker's mark, ex Hudson House, York.
Station sign, Marylebone - British Rail
Station sign, British Rail, 'Marylebone', Network South East livery, 1970s.
Signalling diagram, North End Crossing, British Railways
Signalling & Telecommunications
Signalling diagram, North End Crossing, British Railways (Southern Region), Dartford-Erith line, 28 July 1970, in glazed frame.
Gas turbine train apt-e trailer car
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Gas Turbine Train, experimental, British Railways, APT-E, Advanced Passenger Train, trailer car.
Silicone solar cell demonstration unit
Ferranti silicon solar cell demonstration unit designed by Alan Bardsley c.1971
Wooden notice, British Railways - High Visibility Vest Area
Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
Notice, painted on wood, Warning You are now entering a High Visibility Vest Area, British Railways, c1970.
SEC vidicon camera tube - identical to one used in
SEC vidicon camera tube - identical to one used in IUE (international ultra-violet explorer) satellite, by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, England, 1972.