Possibly hand forged nail due to the irregular shank and hammer marks on both shank and head.
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Possibly hand forged nail due to the irregular shank and hammer marks on both shank and head.
Small tobacco tin, yellow, with red banner. Top is covered by white label with parts of a postage stamp visible on both sides. See also Reg. No's 810 and 1501.
Mostly covered by white label and postage stamps. W.D. & H.O. WILLS AUSTRALIA Ltd., SYDNEY. SUCCESSOR IN AUSTRALIA TO LAMBERT & BUTLER.
smoking, w.o. & h.o. wills, log cabin, tobacco
Rectangular metal tin with fitted lid. Yellow painted lid with red prnt in centre on lid. Murray's trademark pineapple at lower centre on lid. Yellow top. Red writing. Dark grey base.
On lid: MURRAY'S / ERINMORE / FLAKE / TRADE MARK / MADE IN NORTHERN IRELAND BY MURRAY SONS & CO. LTD. BELFAST. On sides: 1. Vacuum packed. To open lever here 2. Erinmore Flake 3. Netweight when packed. 2oz./56.70 grammes. 4. Erinmore Flake
smoking, murray's, erinmore flake, pipe tobacco
Tobacco tin, badly rusted of J.G. Dill's Best Cut Plug. J.G. was once a great Virginian tobacco company, known worldwide for its Dill's Best Pipe tobacco.
Lady with arms above head. DILL'S / BEST. J.G. DILL'S / BEST / CUT PLUG / RICHMOND VA USA / On sticker - red writing: 1.8.oz Net Factory Weight when packed Sides of tin: (1 & 2) DILL'S BEST CUT PLUG x 2. (3) THE BEST CUT PLUG. Celebrated for its smoking quality. (4) Notice - The manufacturer of this tobacco has complied with all requirements of law. Every person is cautioned under penalties of law not to use this package for tobacco again.
smoking, j.g. dills, pipe tobacco
Hard covered children's book called "Adrian's Panda". Inside cover - handwritten "Anglesea Presbyterian Sunday School". AWARDED TO "Jillian Murch - Junior class 1960." "Miss Heather Watruff (teacher)".
Front: ADRIAN'S PANDA / JOY PARKER WHITE / CLOVER BOOKS Back: 3 leafed clover
children's fiction, sunday school, jillian murch, heather watruff
Hardcovered children's book called "All Because of Sixpence". Inside cover (handwritten) "Anglesea Presbyterian Sunday School" AWARDED TO "Jillian Murch - Junior Class 1961 - Heather Watmuff (teacher). Golden Way Series No. 10, 80 pages.
Front: ALL BECAUSE OF SIXPENCE / CONSTANCE SAVERY / THE GOLDEN WAY SERIES.
children's fiction, sunday school, jillian murch, heather watmuff
Black leather binding with gold lettering on front cover. Pages edged in gold.
Jas Grigg / 1916 (handwritten on page opposite title page).
hymns, baptist, chants, anthems
Light blue Monthly Diary for January 1880. Handwritten entry for Thursday 1st Jan. "grandson born 25". March 1 Rent Paid." Inside front cover advertising "stamps". Californian Mail Tables. Inside backcover: 1880 calendar and advertising.
Front: FERGUSSON / AND / MITCHELL'S / MONTHLY DIARY / January, 1880 / 27 / COLLINS ST. WEST. Back: Fergusson & Mitchell / Engravers & Lithographers / BOOK BINDER'S, PAPER, RULERS / GENERAL COMMERCIAL STATIONERS / 27 / COLLINS STREET WEST / MELBOURNE
diary, 1880, collins street west
Small red cloth soft covered book containing a collection of tables for "business and other purposes" by F. W. Dunn B.A.B.Sc. (Royal College of Science for Ireland) Australian Libraries I.D, - 42728500. Inside cover is written in pencil "Williams c/- Bill Moodie 68 Clarence St. EZ 202". 247 pages.
CASSELL'S / CONCISE / READY RECKONER 1/6 / CASSELL
pocket reference library, money, finance, currency
Grey/black round axe head; single bit, no handle. Metal is pitted and head is blunt.
None. Grey/black metal.
A joiners mallet constructed with a mortised handle into a metal shell bound around the striking faces. It is used for tapping wooden joints together such as mortise and tenon joints. There is an unidentified symbol on one side of the metal casting. Wooden striking faces are a reddish colour and could be red gum.
joinery, woodworking, timber forestry branding hammer
Chain shackles are used in lifting and static systems as removable links to connect wire rope. Screw pin schackles are used mainly for non-permanent applications. SWL - safe working limit Cwt - 100 lbs. American. 112 lbs. British
SWL 60 Cwt
tie down, towing, suspension, lifting
White plastic tube with black screw cap. Text printed in red and black. 10ml. Danger notice.
1. Clippers, manual: Steel handles with wooden grips, attached by brass fitments. On wood: Albert Martin & Co / London / Manufacturers on steel: A Martin & Co / Manufacturers on blade: A. Martin's / Improved. 2. Box: Cardboard with blue and black printing: A. Martin's / Improved Horse / Clipper. 3. Label on box printed by Johnson Riddle & Co, London.
6/- (handwritten on edge of box).
albert martin & co, animal husbandry, johnson riddle & co
1. Portable cassette recorder with built-in electret microphone. 5-pin DIN connector for recording/playback Slim Line RQ-2734. 2. Box - handwritten date and price: 10-10-84 $49-98. Cardboardbox - design printed blue. 3. Operating Instructions (single sheet). Instructions in English and Spanish.
10-10-84 / $49-97
music, national panasonic, matsushita electric industrial co. ltd.
Pianola roll (without box). Spindle has plastic or bakelite ends, one of which is damaged. Small stamp attached to beginnining of roll: 3-1/4d - The Copyright Protection Society: Mechanical Rights Ltd.
FULL SCALE / ACCENTUATED / S6 / A Runaway Girl / POTPOURRI / Caryll & Monckton.
music, ivan caryll, lionel monckton, musical comedy, a runaway girl
Cylinder with surface layers of celluloid, tinted blue colour. Top of cylinder has 'Thomas A Edison' / PAT' D3 / 23282 / LITTLE GREY HOME IN THE WEST / H. MACKLIN. Packaging cylinder of cardboard with blue printing on orange background. Sticker on base - The Copyright Protection Society Mechanical Rights Ltd / ld FORM 3509 FEB. 1917.
EDISON / BLUE AMBEROL RECORD / Thomas A. Edison FORM 3509 FEB. 1917.
thomas edison, music, copyright, cylinder record, hughes macklin
Clock radio in dark red/brown plastic case. Model 63-53, His Masters Voice (HMV) logo of the dog listening to the gramophone is on front left side. Clock has Telechron movement.
Model 63-53 [in aperture on back of case].
hmv, telechron, the gramophone company pty ltd/emi
00956/1 Lightweight leather strop with rusted metal hoop attached by eyelet rivets at top for hanging. 00956/2 Leather strop with rusted metal hanger with string attached. Rusted metal mechanism on base to act as handle to tension strop.
shaving, straight blade razor
Straight razor in case. (00955/1). Blade of razor made by Cadman & Sons, Sheffield. Blade folds away into plastic handle. Case carries Crown & Sword branding [note: this is a different company altogeher] (00955/2).
[on case] Crown & Sword Razor / Guaranteed [on blade] Made in England expressly foir G Peart / Tobacconist / Mildura [on blade handle] Cadman & Sons, Sheffield, England / logo BENGALL.
crown & sword - g peart, mildura, cadman & sons, sheffield
Cardboard cylinder with 80-90 safety matches made in Japan. Pictures of four wildflowers in various coloures are spaced around the cylinder - Waratah, Sturt Pea, Kangaroo Paw, Wattle . The top of the cylinder is see-through plastic while the bottom has the striker.
Australian Wildflowers (white on blue and yellow background) . Pictures of flowers - Waratah, Sturt Pea, Kangaroo Paw, Wattle. Striker on bottom.
matches (made in japan)
Vial containing Carters Little Liver Pills, with cork stopper. Label with red background and black text. Originally contained 40 pills.
pharmacy, carters, medicine
Package containing 5 Gillette Blue Blades. Partially opened. Package has blue and white background with text in reverse colour. Graphic in black.
shaving, gillette, king gillette
Box containing tin of Goanna Salve and information sheet. Box has one seal label intact. Box is damaged but text still legible. Tin is rusty and label is detached. Information sheet is torn and yellowed but still legible..
pharmacy, j.c. marconi, goanna oil, ww1
ACME Thunderer Whistle with cork pea. Ring fitment at top to hang. Silver coloured base metal body.
THE ACME / THUNDERER / MADE IN / ENGLAND
acme thunderer, j. hudson & co, whistles
WW2 era Austrian metal cigarette rolling machine "RAPID" circa 1940s. This machine is designed to roll tobacco into individual cigarettes using cigarette papers. This item is a white metal box which opens up and on the inside has a cloth rolling mechanism. A cardboard container with 50 gummed papers is also included.
Top: 1. "RAPID" - etched on top. Etched pattern in middle of top / 2. TALLY HO - 50 GUMMED Cigarette Papers. Bottom: TALLY-HO 50 GUMMED PAPERS / Made in Australia D10139. Inside: The individual papers herein have specially cut corners for your convenience / Make it a rule - use Tally-Ho
smoking, cigarettes, tally-ho
A box of safety matches made by Bryant & May, Australia. The tray containing the matches slides inside the open-ended cover. The striking patch is on both sides of the cover. The red label shows a traffic light with the bottom light showing green. The box contains green-headed matches and appears to be complete.
Front: TROPICAL / GREENLITES / SAFETY MATCHES / STRIKE IN ANY WEATHER / MADE IN AUSTRALIA. Red Label. Average contents 50 By Bryant & May.
bryant & may, greenlites, safety matches
Silver vesta case with trumpeted flower etched on one side and rose like flower on the other. Match striker on the bottom. Stylized CJS on refers to Charles James Stevens born Gibraltar 1/1/1892, died 2/3/1973, buried Geelong Eastern Cemetery. He married Edna Olive in 1966. Edna and her sister, Elsie Samuel, lived in Pickworth Avenue, Anglesea and were active in the Historical Society.
Etched with trumpeted and rose-like flowers and the letters "CJS". Hallmarks: cc, P, anchor, Lion (P=1889-1890). Arrow (anchor) - Birmingham.
matches, silver, charles james stevens
Carton holding 12 boxes of Bryant & May's "Brymay" Special Safety Matches. The matchbox consists of paper covered wooden sleeve and drawers.
One side: Bryant & May's trademarks. Top: BRITISH MADE / TRADE MARK / SECURITY / "BRYMAY" / SPECIAL SAFETY MATCH / 27 PRIZE MEDALS. Bottom: To protect their own interests and the reputation of Bryant & May's "BryMay" Safety Matches consumers should make a point of observing that B. & M.'s name and trade mark (mark) are on each box and package without which guarantee none can possibly by genuine.
bryant & may's, brymay
Carton (paper) with 12 boxes of Brymay Redhead matches containing 20 matches. The boxes depict the head and left shoulder of a red-headed woman and has had 4 major updates since the Logo's introduction in 1946. "Safety matches" presented fewer health risks than earlier matches and greatly minimizes the risk of accidental fire.
Top: BRYMAY Redheads. (1/3). Box: Drawing of head and shoulders of red-headed girl (long hair tied back). Av. contents 60 made in Australia.
Yellow metal (brass?) trench lighter. Probably used "Shellite" as fuel (or petrol). Could possbly be a Sergneur WWI brass petrol trench lighter - but no clear markings to establish this fact.
Inside container: 098256 UW - WI Outside: may be ES on bottom
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