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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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Contact Information

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

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Location

Main Street Natimuk Victoria

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Cufflinks

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

8 cufflinks in black velvet rack

Inscriptions & Markings

Stratnoid made in England 383

Glasses - Glasses and case

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Wire framed spectacles in wooden case

Inscriptions & Markings

95 7

Soup Ladle

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Petticoats picture

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Advetisement for petticoats in wooden frame

Inscriptions & Markings

Fitu

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.

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

Fruit Stoner

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, used to take stones out of fruit

Candle Holder

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, silver candle stick donated by Alan McCredden

Duplicator (Ink)

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Saddlers Clamp

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse Equipment, silver 3 pieces. McCredden

Milk Separator

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Stand with handle and turning container and mechanism

Historical information

Val Webb's family's. The Olivers from Grass Flat. Used it for the family to separate skim milk from cream.

Inscriptions & Markings

Robinson & co Agricultural implement makers Spotswood, vic

Palette- Artists

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Wooden palette board- artists

Griller

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, made of metal

Leather Leggings

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

farm equipment,

Shoe Stretcher

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, Metal with long handles

Bolt Threader

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm equipment, iron hand made with file surface

Metal Jar Opener

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Christmas candles

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

A full set of used, coloured christmas tree candles in a labelled cardboard box.

Inscriptions & Markings

Christmas tree candles. British made JC & J Field Ltd

Framed Certificate - Erinnerung confirmation

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Confirmation certificate in German in its original glass,wooden frame . The frame is gilt and certificate has a cross and floral arrangement.

Historical information

This certificate was awarded to Heindrich Wilhelm Klowss on his confirmation at St Pauls Lutheran Church Natimuk on the 27 November in1898. Original glass/wooden frame.

Inscriptions & Markings

The printed certificate is written in German. In black cursive script Heindrich Wilhelm Klowss g b 13 March1883 confirmation 27 November in St Pauls Natimuk by Pastor L Kaibel

Rega Spray Pump

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Colander Insert

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, metal circle with holes and handle

Cloth Bag

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, Wool holder for knitting-first world war era. Hole in bag for wool to run through

Hobble Chain

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Horse Equipment, from Vectis Homestead

Nail Collecter

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

Farm Equipment, Board with various nails 1900 onwards

Kitchen Cooking Appliances

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold Item, pastry cutter, & strainer

Lamp Wick Trimmer

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item,

Scales

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, to weigh upto 20 pounds, clock face

Box Irons

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House Hold items, 2 box irons filled with hot coals

Tie Press

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

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

Rubber Tea Pot Spouts

Arapiles Historical Society, Natimuk

House hold item, 2 rubber tea pot spouts (used when spouts broke)