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Wooden Pencil Case

Wooden Pencil Case

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Wooden pencil case with roll top lid. A cowboy throwing a lasso painted on the top. Florence used this throughout her school years.

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015.01.06

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Embroidery Floss

Embroidery Floss

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Mrs. Dunbar's grandmother owned the "Belding's four strand floss, made in Canada". It is in four colors: the gold skein is still in its paper container; rose, red, and brown are secured by what appears to be scotch tape.

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Accession #:

983.47.04

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7Up Shipping Box

7Up Shipping Box

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This is a wooden box used for holding "7Up" bottles. There is a red "7Up" label stamped on all four sides and it is held together with nails and staples. The maker's mark is stamped on the inside and it says "Blue Label Beverage" and "Calgary, Alta" on opposite sides as well as the number "4774."

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Accession #:

015.12.01

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Oil Can

Oil Can

Description:

Semi-conical oily rusted tin. It has a long conical spout with a hole in the end were the oil is dispensed. The spout can be detached from the base of the tin in order to put oil into the container.

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Accession #:

986.11.08

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Rawliegh's Medicated Ointment Tin

Rawliegh's Medicated Ointment Tin

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"Rawliegh's Medicated Ointment" tin. Item is a circular container, rusted , silver, white and blue coloring. Directions on the bottom of the tin. Title on the top or lid. "Used for burns, sores, coughs" etc….

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Accession #:

992.07.06

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Smooth - On No.1 Tin

Smooth - On No.1 Tin

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"Smooth - On No. 1" Yellow tin container, circular in shape and reads "Stops Leaks cement Iron". Directions on the side. It is a small container, lid is rusted on and paint is flaking off.

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Accession #:

992.07.07

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Small Barrel

Small Barrel

Description:

This is a small barrel made of rounded planks, strapped together. It has a diameter of 32 cm. and a height of 35 cm. Condition: the wood is worn, the strappings are rusted. [Update 2013]: The barrel has come apart.

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Accession #:

985.10.16

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Cola Can

Cola Can

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Mason's Cola Can. Rusty with dent but label is still visible. Found on Mount Currie Mountain when Johnny was looking at a Block for a logging operation. Can is from the 1950's. Johnny attached a map to the gift form indicating where the item was found.

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Accession #:

014.02.01

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Planet Jr., Seeder

Planet Jr., Seeder

Description:

This item is a seeder. It has a wheel attached to it as well as a blade for drilling a plate for the seeds. A small lever can be turned to select the seed type or to close the planting device. It has a container to hold the seeds that will be planted. Condition: it is rusted and the paint is fading. Inscription: "Plant Jr., U.S.A., No. 4".

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985.04.06

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Two Metal Gasoline Cans

Two Metal Gasoline Cans

Description:

These are two red metal gas cans. The paint has faded/flaked off so the metal shows. Both have "Gasoline" written on them in white paint. They have spouts for pouring as well as a capped hole used to fill the can. Both have handles and are fairly tarnished. This item was used by Peggy's husband Bill Perfitt in D'arcy B.C. and he worked in a fire camp for B.C.F.S. in the 1970-80s.

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Accession #:

016.03.03ab

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Coal Scuttle

Coal Scuttle

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Coal scuttle. Was kept be fire place and coals were placed inside. Galvanized steel bucket, irregularly shaped to make one side convenient for pouring.

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Accession #:

012.05.51

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Watering Can

Watering Can

Description:

Watering can. Tall narrow metal (copper?) can with top partially covered.

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Accession #:

012.05.57

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