Historical information

The small box was donated to THS by the Trentham Police Station. The set was used to mark with a serial number objects belonging to community members for identification in case of items being lost or stolen. For example items such as bicycles were often marked. This service was in association with the Neighbourhood Watch program.

Significance

This item adds to our collection as an example of work carried out by local Police.

Physical description

Wooden box containing metal stick stamps with numeral or letter on the tip with tray insert to hold the sticks.

Inscriptions & markings

'Metal stamps for bike ID etc.' on lid. Inside lid "$22.50"