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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.
Apollo 11 Lunar Lander kit (21-7-69). First moon l
Apollo 11 Lunar Lander kit (21-7-69). First moon landing 1969.
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television, 1969-1970
Sony 'Trinitron' colour television set, model type KV-1320UB, manufactured by Sony, Japan, 1969-1970. Serial No. 505704
Diesel Locomotive Class 47 'Prince William'
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Diesel Locomotive Class 47/4 No 47798 'Prince William'. Co-co 4 foot 8 1/2 inch gauge, built at Crewe by British Rail Crewe and Brush Ltd in 1965. Named 'Firefly' from August 1985 to March 1995; renamed 'Prince Willliam' in May 1995.
Analogue music synthesizer.
V.C.S. 3 music synthesizer made by Electronic Music Studios, London Limited, London, England, 1970
Triumph Palm Beach, gent's bicycle, 23" frame, 196
Triumph Palm Beach, gent's bicycle, 23" frame, 1964.
Scale Model 1:100 of the ULCC (ultra large crude carrier) Globtik Tokyo
DEC PDP-8 minicomputer, 1965.
Computing & Data Processing
Digital Equipment Corporation PDP - 8 minicomputer serial no.857, 1965
Terence Tenison Cuneo
Painting. [Waterloo Station] / by Terence Cuneo, May 1967. Signed and dated bl. Painted on site in the Science Museum, with the assistance of Anthony Kerr. Perspective view of the concourse of Waterloo Station, London, as seen from the first floor British Rail Southern Region Board Room windows. Includes both steam and diesel locomotives, porters, cars, passengers, indicator board and clock; relatives, artist and politicians of the day amongst the travelling public. General activity any day in the early 1960s
Trident 3B 'G-AWZP' aircraft
Trident 3B 'G-AWZP' aircraft flight deck and nose, made by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, Hatfield, c.1971.
Replica of Soemmerring's telegraph of 1809-12, 1964
Replica of Sömmerring's telegraph of 1809-12, made by the Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1964
Pritchards DDT Insect Spray.
Pritchards DDT Insect Spray. Small rectangular can with metal circular lid. Manufactured by Robert's Laboratories Ltd.
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
Rotrax Speedway Motorcycle
1967 Rotrax speedway motorcycle, fitted with JAP engine. This was the club 'spare' motorcycle at Long Eaton Speedway Club and was ridden by Speedway World Champion Ove Fundin. It was restored by Speedway World Champion Peter Collins.
Molecular model showing the structure of insulin
Model, one of two, made by Dorothy M. Crowfoot Hodgkin c.1967, to show the structure of 2 zinc pig insulin crystals at a resolution of 2.8A
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.
Honda C100 motorcycle
Honda C100 motorcycle, 1965. In 1958 Honda launched the Super Cub or C100 in Japan, introducing a new generation of light motorcycles that offered a level of comfort and performance not found in 50cc mopeds and scooters. By doing this Honda created a new market selling motorcycles to people who would never have considered buying one before. This is an example the basic C100 that was introduced to the UK in 1962. By this stage Honda had already achieved massive success around the world with the C100, selling 167,000 in 1959, more than 50% of Hondas output. In 1963 Honda had become the world’s largest motorcycle manufactures and by 1982 they had sold over 14 million Super Cubs.
Bell & Howell Autoload 308 cine camera, 1968
Cine camera for Super 8 film cartridges; Bell & Howell Zoom lens F:10.5-26.5mm, f/1.9, reflex finder; auto or manual exposure. Foldaway handle. Serial No 8413567. Made in Japan. Electrically driven, it runs at 18 frames/second. There is also a single-frame option.
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.
Portable "Spinney" transistor radio by Perdio Radi
Portable "Spinney" transistor radio by Perdio Radio Co., England, 1965.
Pair of 'swivel-walkers' designed for a child born with no lower limbs, United Kingdom, 1966
Pair of "swivel-walkers" designed for another child, born with complete absence of lower limbs (amelia). Designed at the Ontario Crippled Childrens Centre - Canada and modified in U.K. Made by Fletcher/Hanger 1966.
Model of radio dish from one mile telescope at Cambridge, 1964.
Working model of one of the three steerable paraboloidal aerials of the Cambridge University 5000 feet radio telescope. On a board 28"x18"; diameter of bowl 23". The telescope, also known as the One Mile Telescope, used Earth-rotation aperture synthesis techniques developed by Martin Ryle.
'Cardiff’ peritoneal dialysis machine, England, 1965-1970
"Cardiff" peritoneal dialysis machine by Hawker Siddeley, England, 1965-1970
BR gas turbine train, APT-E, power car
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Gas Turbine Train, experimental, British Railways, APT-E, Advanced Passenger Train, power car.
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.
Kodak Ektasound 130 Super 8 camera
Kodak Ektasound 130 Super 8 cine camera. For Super 8 film in sound cartridges. Kodak Ektar lens F;9mm f/1.2. Automatic exposure; DV optical finder. Magnetic sound recording facility on striped film. No 015347. In original carton with Kodak directional microphone and wriststrap (carton not seen 2011). bought in a camera shop in 1976 for £64.07. The Kodak Ektasound 130 was the first camera designed to record sound simultaneously with picture onto magnetically-striped Super 8 Ektachrome film.
The London Hospital Survival Predictor, London, England, 1972
The London Hospital Survival Predictor, 1972
PDP 10 operators console, 1966-1970
Computing & Data Processing
Operators Console from PDP 10 (system 1050) mainframe computer, made by Digital Equipment Company Limited, Massachusetts, United States, 1966-1970
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".
Model of Richard Seifert’s NatWest Tower.1:250 scale
Model of Richard Seifert’s NatWest Tower.1:250 scale. 1971
'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.
Intel 4004 processor
Computing & Data Processing
Intel 4004 processor (open), manufactured by the Intel Corporation, United States, 1971
Éclair NPR 16mm cine camera
Eclair 16 NPR cine camera. 16mm Eclair camera body, camera No CJ77, Serial Number 3779; with Perfectone Compact motor attached, Serial Number 7691; 400 foot film magazine CJ80; eyepiece right angle viewfinder Serial Number 1209; Angenieux 12-120 zoom lens Type 10x12B 12mm f/12, by P Angenieux, Paris, Serial No 141235, with on-board fluid attachment; Cooke Kinetal 9mm f/1.9 wide angle lens, Serial Number 747284, by Taylor, Taylor & Hobson; 25mm Bell & Howell Angenieux fast lens Serial Number 1307829; Tiffen professional lens shade/filter holder, No 1 Diopter, No 85 filter, zoom bars, fuses. Finder Serial No 1209, lens Serial No 1412315, collar No 12A, A Chroszle, Munich, Serial No 3742.
Submerged repeater amplifier, 1967
5MHZ submerged repeater amplifier, made by Standard Telephones and Cables Limited, England, 1967.
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No. 05820670, with 40mm. f2.8 Ricoh Rikenon lens, c. 1971.
EMI CT brain scanner
EMI CT brain scanner, installed at Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Wimbledon in 1971 (the first used clinically), by EMI, Hayes, Middlesex, 1970-1971.
Protector Lamp and Lighting Co
Protector Lamp and Lighting Co. Ltd miner's safety lamp, type SL, 1970
Telephone crossbar switch RVD 211, 1970
Telephone crossbar switch RVD 211, made by Swedish Ericsson, Sweden, 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
Pentex production unit: B switch, 1965-1971
Pentex (TXE2) production unit: B switch, made by Plessey Company Limited, England, 1965-1971
Mitral and aortic replacement heart valves, 1960s.
Starr-Edwards mitral and aortic artificial heart valves, used, possibly English, (without bottle), 1968-1969
Volmer VJ 23E powered hang-glider
Volmer VJ 23E powered hang-glider, designed by Volmer Jensen and Irving Culver. This was built by David Cook in 1973, and used by him to become the first man to fly a powered hang glider across the English Channel.
Berry Touring Bicycle
Touring bicycle made by Johnny Berry, Manchester, 1973. Serial number 731897.
Dunlop Maxply Under 5 badminton racket with steel
Dunlop Maxply Under 5 badminton racket with steel shaft. c. 1965.
LP Dave Clark Five `Catch Us If You Can', Columbia
LP Dave Clark Five `Catch Us If You Can', Columbia Records (EMI) 335X 1756. First issue 1965
Apollo Saturn V rocket and box, Airfix 1 : 144 sca
Apollo Saturn V rocket and box, Airfix 1 : 144 scale kit - Series 9; pattern nomber SK911 (First moon landing 21st July 1969), 1969.
Post Office 746 telephone, 1967-1971
Post Office 746 telephone, two-tone grey, made by General Electric Company Limited, Coventry, England, 1967-1971
The flag of the United States of America on the moon
Gelatin silver print of the flag of the United States of America on the moon, a NASA photograph from the Daily Herald archive, 29 July 1969. It shows the American flag, surrounded by footprints in the dust on the moon surface. The shadow of the Apollo 11's Lunar Module 'Eagle' can be clearly seen across the picture.