Numurkah & District Historical Society, Numurkah
1 x Ammunition bag, (1950's), 1 x Gladstone bag (1950's), 2 x tin bread bins, 1 x White Coloured Sunbeam Mixmaster (1965) , 1 x Cream-coloured Sunbeam Mixmaster (1940's), 1 x Red Fly-spray can (1950's)
This ammunition bag was used by Harry Mitchell (son of Lindsay Mitchell) at the Bendigo Rifle Club in 1959, the bag was designed to hold 303 riffle bullets used in target shooting or could hold 7 cartridges for a shotgun.
The Gladstone bag was very popular in the 1940/50 era, it fitted on the handlebars of a bicycle and it was used by footballers and sportsmen. A couple bottles of beer would fit comfortably in the bag and was.used to take beer home after the hotels closed at 6pm.
These two articles were donated by Lindsay Mitchell to the Numurkah Historical Society.
The Sunbeam Mixmaster belonged by Marjory Welch, Nana of Margaret Mitchell and would have been used in late 1930 and during 1940's. It was painted and used by Linda Mitchell, (great great grand daughter) when at universitv in 1987
White Sunbeam Mixmaster was purchased by Margaret Mitchell 1965. lt was her first mixmaster after she was married in 1964
The bread bins. The green and white belonged to Mary Mitchell (Lindsay Mitchell's Mother) The colourful bread bin belonged to Lorna Welch (Margaret Mitchell's Mother)