These pieces of cutlery were found by a Parks Victoria ranger in a hollow log after the 2003 bushfires. It is possible these items were hidden for Chalet guests for picnics when they went out horseriding . There is reference to this practice in the "Mt Buffalo Story"
'Holidaymakers planning all day treks to distant features on the Plateau - Mount Macloed, the Great Wall of China of the Sarcophagus - collecteda packed lunch and anorange." (Pg 88. the Mount Buffalo Story)
Listed in Draft Inventory of Significant Collection items. Appendix A.3.Tableware. (Pg 166 Historica).
Three stainless steel forks with Victorian Railways insignia. Three stainless steel spoons, two with Victorian Railways insiginia. One stainless steel knife with Victorian Railways insiginia. (knife is burnt)
Inscriptions & markings
On the two forks,"ALLBRITE STAINLESS STEEL" & "VR" On the two spoons,"ALLBRITE STAINLESS STEEL / VR" On burnt knife,"ALLBRITE FIRTH C....LY STAINLESS, VR"