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Arapiles Historical Society Natimuk, Victoria

The Arapiles Historical Society is based in the small township of Natimuk (pop 500). Natimuk is located 4 hours West of Melbourne in the heart of the Wimmera.

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PO Box 199 Natimuk Victoria 3409 (map)
phone
+61 (03) 5387 1482

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Main Street Natimuk Victoria

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Trouser Press

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, wooden press with clamps and thumb screws

Wallet

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Black, used leather wallet with a pocket for noes and one for coins

Historical information

AHS original, local collection

Chamber Pot/Bed Pan

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, white china bed pan

Demijon

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Commercial/ shop equipment, 3 items 156.1 JT Newtons natimuk hotel, 156.2- AM Riefel wine merchants, 156.3- Large Demiton

Mincer

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 2 mincers and various parts

Egg Beater

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 2 pieces

Strap For Cutthroat Razor

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, leather strap with metal ring

Candle Holder

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, silver candle stick donated by Alan McCredden

Kitchen Strainer & Serving Spoon

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item

Pewter Sugar Basin

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, owned by V. Emmett

Tea Pots/ Coffee Jugs

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 164.1- China cream blue flowers, 164.2- China white blue handles, 164.3- China brown 164.4- metal Sheffield #1004 6, 164.5- Coffee jug used in the film 'lost in the bush' 164.6-grey metal tea pot, 164.7- copper pot from Mrs Schurmann

Saddlers Clamp

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse Equipment, silver 3 pieces. McCredden

Ink Well And Letter Knife

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

School information, 254.1- wooden ink well and pen holder engraved 'Commonwealth Trades Writing Championship Vic 1948 Head Teacher J.C. Cameron Esq. 254.2- letter knife made of Mulga wood.

Leather Cutting Tools

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Commercial/shop Equipment, 130.1 cutter, 130.2 leather gauge Hodges Saddlery Shop, 130.3 washer. Cutter

Lanterns

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items, 8 assorted lanterns

Candlestick holder

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Decorated handle joined to base and turning holder for small candle.

Historical information

Colin Webb's Great Grandmother used it to sew with. Her maiden name was Walker. She married a Hebbard and her daughter married a Smith.

Egg Cruet

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, wire egg stand

Spoke Shave

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse Equipment, donated by Keith Sudholz of Natimuk from Changbool, Tolondoo

Doll

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Very old doll with painted face, crotcheted dress and one shoe

Historical information

AHS original, local collection

Red Cross Boxes

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items, 166.1-166.2 box 2 door & contents first aid

Hammers

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, 2 hammers

Money belt

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Striped belt with money pocket, key rings and two buckles

Alarm Clock

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, BIG BEN West clox

Store sign

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Light relief sign with two deer and and a pocket

Inscriptions & Markings

J Crump General Storekeeper Natimuk and Dandenong

Shields

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

School information, 176.1- Wyn Wyn school 1949- 1959- 1960, 176.2- W.Slater shield school sports

Metal Bucket With Lid And Cup

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 193.1- lid, 193.2- cup, 193.3- bucket with handle

Small Garden Fork

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, Hand tool

Blackout Covers For Car Headlights

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

round black objects/ glass at back and vented at front.Used on car head lights during the war to stop the liklihood of planes seeing them

Tin Opener

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, metal tin opener used by railway gangers when camping out

Box Irons

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House Hold items, 2 box irons filled with hot coals

Boots

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, black lace up boots belonging to Miss Schurmann

Cufflinks

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

8 cufflinks in black velvet rack

Inscriptions & Markings

Stratnoid made in England 383

Wire

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, 2 pieces of wire

Colander Insert

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, metal circle with holes and handle

Tongs

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, metal tongs for blacksmithing

Hair Clips

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, clips for holding long hair at back of head ( nape of neck)

Plaque Tooan Primary School

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

School information, Tooan primary school opening 5.12.69 plaque

Fret Saw

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm Equipment, once owned by Mr Jende of Jeparit

Black Out Light Covers

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

4 black out light covers

Bullock Bell

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm Equipment

Duplicator (Ink)

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Commercial shop Equipment, brought to Mail Times by Mrs Laurence of Woore-Yallock. Original Shire of Arapiles Duplicator

T Model Ford, Grease Caps

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Water Scoop or milk heater

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Tin Mug And Lid

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 256.1- mug 256.2- lid

Soup Ladle

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, found at rubbish tip by C. Webb

Petrol Pourer

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, made of metal

Leather forming dies

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Four wooden dies, turned, with holes in the top of varying sizes. Four matching wooden stcks with round ends of varying sizes.

Historical information

Three generations back in Webb family. Colin Webb from Grass Flat's Great Grandfather's. Used for making flowers and decorate leatherwork.

String Dispencer or Light Fitting

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, made of iron

Knife & Fork

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, wooden handles

Horse Shoes

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse equipment, various horse shoes