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English lever reversing pinion pocket watch with dial
English lever reversing pinion pocket watch with sunk seconds dial, movement numbered 509148, signed S. Fagot, Treharris, on dial, in silver case hallmarked Chester 1900 signed TPH and numbered 496388, with winding key
Advertisement for Sweet Briar ready rubbed tobacco, England, 1940-1965
Free standing cardboard shop-counter advertisement for Sweet Briar ready rubbed tobacco, with coloured illustration, by W.T. Davies & Sons (a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain & Ireland), Chester, England, 1940-1965
Advertisement for Meadow Gold 'medium' cigarettes, England, 1940-1965
Free standing cardboard shop-counter advertisement for Meadow Gold `medium' Cigarettes, with coloured illustration, by W.T. Davies & Sons (a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain & Ireland), Chester, England, 1940-1965
Silver plaster case, Chester, England, 1900
Silver plaster case, hallmarked in Chester, English, 1900
Glass measuring cylinder, England, 1777
Clear glass measuring cylinder, graduated in Roman numerals, made for Dr. Haygarth in Chester, English, 1777
A display marketing voltage regulators for the home
A display marketing voltage regultors for the home: a domestic energy saving measure. Made by Vphase of Chester.
Voltage regulator for the home
Voltage regultor for the home: a domestic energy saving measure. Made by Vphase of Chester. Tested to destruction in field trials.
Willis's odontograph in brass (for setting out cyc
Willis's odontograph in brass (for setting out cycloidal teeth by approximate circular arcs method).
Silver Pocket Watch with Silver Dial by Wrench, 1710-1725
Verge watch in silver pair case by Ed. Wrench, Chester, silver dial, 1710-1725
The Menai Bridge
Lithograph on India, the Menai Bridge, drawn and painted, by W. Crane, Chester. Image 18 x 25
Model steam locomotive, 1/3 scale 7 1/4" gauge, Lynton & Barnstaple Railway 2-6-2T No.761 `Taw' working model, prototype built 1897 by Manning Wardle, Leeds, Model built by Milner Engineering, Chester, 1980.
Trade card: W.N. Telford
Trade card: W.N. Telford, 35, Bridge Street Row, Chester. Optician, Watch Maker and Jeweller. 1855. Patent Silver Leaver Watches. Telescopes, Opera, and RaceGlasses[sic]. Barometers and Thermometers for cheese-making. (Calv. 394) (C.C. 70)
Hydraulic motor, 1888
Brotherhood's three cylinder hydraulic engine, in section, on base, with a spare valve in section and spanner let into the wood.
Chester Historical Attractions 1938
Guidebook, "Chester Historical Attractions 1938", list of attractions and information about excursions, single fold sheet.
Two voltage regultors for the home (to encourage domestic energy-saving measure)
Two voltage regultors for the home (to encourage domestic energy-saving measure), made by Vphase, Chester, and supporting documents.
Moore, Barry Malcolm
fitter, turner, Works training school, erecting shop, machine shop, heavy machine shop; background; school; job choices; Works Training School; family influences; attitudes to teaching and learning; skills; travelling; Crewe, Dead Centre; Crewe Works; conditions, hours; clothing, hobnail boots; signing up as fitter/turner; conditions, pay distribution, hours; apology to father; holidays; Bank Holidays; travel passes; train delays; weather, fog; steam locomotives in operation; other trains in operation; Works transport tricks; experiences at Training School; Christmas activities; gambling; rituals before wedding; pranks played at work; pokers; standards; tools, "foreigners"; "smuggling" from Works; redundancy; demise of steam; skills transfers; The Well; d.o.b. 1941-04-25, railway work 1956-1963, Crewe works; Derby works;
Photograph of rather fuzz view of Chester cathedral, little detail visible, a few shrubs in foreground. From an untitled photographic album, created by Agnes Gibson, 1915-1926.
Photograph of baby gorilla Jason meets human baby Allison Glover
Photograph showing baby gorilla Jason at the Chester Zoo. Caption on front reads: 'Jason the baby gorilla at Chester Zoo who can't settle down and has to go for walks to get to know his surroundings plays with 9 month old Allison Glover watched by keeper Michael Colbourne.' The Sun/Central Press Photos Ltd.
Photograph of building on corner of street, highly decorated with beams, balustrade round first floor level, steps on corner up to first floor. Ground floor appears to be small individual shops. From an untitled photographic album, created by Agnes Gibson, 1915-1926.
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Painting, oil on canvas, Chester, by Claude Buckle, about 1957. Depicts Eastgate in Chester, looking towards Eastgate clock. In the foreground at left are a well dressed man and woman. Further down the street a man crosses the road, and beyond are cars and buses. Original artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster, issued in at least two versions, including in the 'See Britain by Train' series. Unframed.
london midland & scottish railway first aid certificates
2 certificates of First Aid, in the name J A Morrey, London Midland & Scottish Railway.
Coloured lithograph. Interior of General Railway Station
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Coloured lithograph. Interior of General Railway Station, Chester. J Gresty, Lith, Chester. (c1850)
day tickets to london from chester (general)
Pamphlet advertising "Day Tickets to London from Chester (General), trips leaving day from 14th June 1965 until 21st May 1966. Black and white photocopied sheet.