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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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Main Street Natimuk Victoria (map)
phone
+61 (03) 5387 1482
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Main Street Natimuk Victoria

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Toaster

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, electric toaster

Lamp Wick Trimmer

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Hammers

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, 2 hammers

Drill (Spokes)

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse Equipment, used for making holes in hubs for inserting spokes, made of iron

Cork Screws

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 3 cork screws with wooden handles

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.

Wire

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, 2 pieces of wire

String Dispencer or Light Fitting

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, made of iron

Wooden Container

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,barrel shape with lift up lid

Fruit Stoner

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, used to take stones out of fruit

Colander Insert

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, metal circle with holes and handle

Tilly Lamp

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Old Bike Lamp

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Wash Boards

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 1. Wooden and glass wash board 2. Wooden and tin wash board

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

Instagraph camera

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Instagraph Camera - circa 1893 Mahogany and brass construction, half plate camera

Historical information

Most likely used by Horace Woolmer of Natimuk, to photograph life and events in the town between late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Inscriptions & Markings

J Lancaster & Sons, Birmingham

Braces

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm Equipment, 1. Wooden,2. Metal with wooden knob

Horse Rasp

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse equipment,

Box Of Bottles

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items,

Iron

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, iron with round base for ironing embroidery

Lanterns

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items, 8 assorted lanterns

Grinder

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, grinder for grain- coffee

Bread Knives

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold equipment, 2 home made knives

Metal Tin- Cake/ Puddings?

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 203.1- lid, 203.2- tin

Hair Clips

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Flat Iron

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item

Pincers

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, spring clutch draws pincers together

Government Gazettes - Victorian Goverment Gazettes

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Loosely bound pages, some with maroon and grey hard cover, from various years

Inscriptions & Markings

Victorian Government Gazette, crown coat of arms, dates: 1886, 1889, 1891, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1907, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1935, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1952.

Hoof Cutter

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse equipment, home made

Thermos

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, silver

Soup Ladle

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Flat Iron

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Assorted Bottles

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items

Glasses - Glasses and case

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Wire framed spectacles in wooden case

Inscriptions & Markings

95 7

Coal Chisel

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, made by Beard & Sisson Foundry

Tie Press

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, wooden press with 2 metal wing nuts to screw them together

Washing Machine

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Osmonds Little Marvel No 2988, Patent

School Bags

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

school information, 4 school bags, 1. Lohe Annamarie 1910, 2. Mut

Clocks

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items, 2 clocks 151.1 with handle, black, 151.2 Roman Numerals, Black

Rega Spray Pump

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment,162.1- Rega insect spray, 162.2- Rega hand spray pump

Wallet

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Historical information

AHS original, local collection

Powder Flask And Loader

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm Equipment 157.1- powder flask, 157.2- loader, 157.3-powder in jar

Box Irons

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House Hold items, 2 box irons filled with hot coals

Old Jar With Epsom Salts

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Tin Mug And Lid

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 256.1- mug 256.2- lid

Glaxo Feeding Bottle

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, glass inbox

Primus Stove

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold items, 2 stoves

Coffee Grinder

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Inscriptions & Markings

MANUFACTURERS Wolverhampton

Shoe Horn

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, metal shoe horn for putting on button up boots. Early 1900's belonged to V. Emmett

Wooden Object ( Coin Holder?)

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Commercial/ shop equipment, piece of wood with 3 concavities