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Mont De Lancey Wandin North, Victoria

Mont De Lancey is the property purchased and developed by pioneer Henry Sebire. It includes an 1880's homestead, timber slab kitchen, 1920's St. Mary's Chapel, a blacksmiths shop and vintage engine shed and an extensive museum showcasing vintage clothes, radios, tools, kitchen appliances, old photos and more. It is a not for profit trust which is run by volunteers.
The Museum was opened in 1993.

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Contact Information

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PO Box 316 WANDIN NORTH VIC 3139 (map)
phone
+61 03 5964 2088

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Opening Hours

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10am till 4.30pm CLOSED Monday and Tuesdays

Entry Fee

Museum and garden $6 YesterYear Tour $10

Location

71 Wellington Road Wandin North Victoria

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Dish

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Coronation dish - clear glass with scalloped edge and gold trim. EHR Crest.

Historical information

Commemorating Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

Inscriptions & Markings

2nd June 1953

Ice-cream Scoop

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Metal ice-cream scoop with a wooden handle.

Box

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Men's brown leather accessory box with tooled gold around the edges. Used for studs, garters, tie clips, etc.

Gold locket

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Gold floral engraved 'sovereign case'/locket. Watch chain with gold tassel and centre medallion.

Historical information

Worn by Mr. W.J. Sebire.

Album - British Farm Equipment Pty Ltd

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Square Grey album with lettering on cover.

Inscriptions & Markings

"60 Years Ahead Conference" Melbourne, and Sydney ,Australia.,

Postcard

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Three silk embroidered postcards.

Inscriptions & Markings

1. C.A.M.C Te Me Souvenirs 2. Christmas greetings 3. Best Remembrance

Cup & Saucer

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Magic cup and saucer for reading people's fortunes, white china with red and grey symbols.

Historical information

Used for reading people's fortunes

Inscriptions & Markings

On cup - Would'st learn the future with thy tea this magic cup will show it thee On saucer - The "Nelros" Cup of Fortune Rd No 442928 By Royal Letters Patent

Matchbox Cover

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Metal rectangular shaped matchbox cover with Rising Sun insignia

Inscriptions & Markings

"Australian Commonwealth Military Forces" with Rising Sun insignia

Table runner

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Rectangular, brown canvas mesh mounted on green velvet table runner with hand embroidered green, yellow, pink and white pattern on the mesh.

Historical information

Worked by Mrs. Paul Mudrack - 1910

Book - Psalm and Hymn Book

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Small brown leather bound Psalm & Hymn book.

Historical information

A gift to Fred Leason from his mother - 9th April 1900. Printer B. Clay, Bread Street Hill, London.

Raisin Seeder

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

'Boss' raisin seeder, hand-cranked with a wooden know on the handle.

Historical information

Raisins are first dampened.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Mf'rd by A.C. Williams Ravenna O." "The Boss Raisin Seeder Pat. Pdg."

Dinner gong

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Beaten brass dinner gong with silver trim on two supporting horns at side, mounted on a wooden base. Mallet is silver with hanging ring and leather surround on knob. Has a leather hanging strap.

Historical information

From the home of the late Mr and Mrs W.J. Sebire, C1890

Buckles

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Two enameled belt buckles - floral design. Colours of blue and purple with green leaves.

Glass bottles

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

2 glass bottles x 1 imperial pint milk bottles and 1 x 1/2 imperial pint milk bottle all with finger-shaped pattern around neck.

Inscriptions & Markings

"MILK. M.B.R.This bottle is the property of Milk Bottles Recovery Ltd. 18 Market Street, Melbourne. It can only be used by written permission and cannot be sold" is visible on each bottle, with one imperial pint and imperial half pint inscribed towards the lower part of each relevant bottle.

Can opener

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Circular cast iron can opener with adjustable screw and spike to pierce can. Outside edge is scalloped shaped and has a small knob to hold onto the can. c1890/1910

Inscriptions & Markings

Koppers Can Opener Pat. Oct 99

Fan,Pillowsllps, Gloves, Bag, Romper suit, Doileys, Lace Collars,

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Bone fan with hand painted violets. One pair of black leather wrist length gloves. One pair of grey suede gloves (made expressly for Peter's Glove Specialist, Melbourne.) One beige beaded hand held handbag. Original Schonanek. Made in Czechoslovakia. Two lace Doyleys with dogs on them and pink embroidery around the edges. Two linen embroidered pillowslips with covered buttons.

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

"Parsons" Rapidice Chocolate Flavour - icing & filling for cakes, sandwiches, biscuits, etc. etc. 1lb weight.

Comport

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Large glass patterned comport, with scalloped edge.

Historical information

Used by Mrs. W. J. Sebire

Pastry Cutter

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Metal pastry cutter with handle

Plane

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Wooden plane with metal blades.

Historical information

Belonged to Mr. Clive Manly

Silver teapot on stand

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Ornate embossed lidded silver teapot on three footed stand with a spirit burner on base. Silver pins on chains on both sides of base top for securing teapot.

Inscriptions & Markings

No 4, Badger and shoe symbols, large comma, symbol,l A1, 6305

Shoe Last

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Cast iron shoe last of 2 pieces for a size 10 1/2. Wooden home-made shoe last stand.

Inscriptions & Markings

'10 1/2' on the shoe last

Gladstone Bag

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Brown leather Gladstone Bag.

Historical information

A gift to Mr Adrian Champ's Ex-Serviceman brother, Knox from Wandin District Patriotic Fund 1946.

Mouth organ

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Small brass mouth organ in shape of boomerang in working condition. Albert system. Complete with box.

Tea Set

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

10 piece child's miniature tea set. White china with cat in blue suit, white waistcoat and top hat, and a mouse with a yellow jacket. The teapot also has yellow rabbit in orange jacket. Green trim on handle and rim. 10 pieces comprise:- 1 teapot with lid; 1 sugar bowl with lid; 1 milk jug; 3 cups and 2 saucers.

Inscriptions & Markings

Made in Japan

Hat Box

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Round cream and purple cardboard hat box, with stripes and pink cord handle. Contains 2 hats - #'s 932 and 1834

Inscriptions & Markings

"Mon Salon Français The Myer Emporium Ltd Melbourne"

Tin

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Two oval tins. - Pictorial - of solidified brilliantine.

Inscriptions & Markings

Yardley's Old English Lavendar - Picture of lady with two children and dog on top of tin. The Devon - Concrete Brilliantine - Two horses and riders with dog and houses in background.

Folding two foot Rule

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Steel folding ruler with two arms, and markings for measurements with brass tips, and a round metal connector.

Inscriptions & Markings

Measurement markings

Knife

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

Silver coloured foldable, utility knife.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Valet"

Doily

Mont De Lancey, Wandin North

White, circular, linen doily, embroidered around the doily with leaves and flowers and the word "Scones". It has an embroidered and crocheted scalloped edging.

Inscriptions & Markings

Scones