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Hand Crank Phone

Hand Crank Phone

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Hand crank phone. This was a typical phone used when power first came to the area in the 1950's. An identical phone was in the D'arcy General Store. Phone is a large wall mounted unit, made entirely of wood except the ear and mouth piece and two bells which are composed of plastic and metal and mounted on the front of the unit. There is a writing ledge mounted on a slight angle below the mouth piece. The mouth piece protrudes 19 cm from the front of the phone.

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Accession #:

014.04.01

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Butt Gauge

Butt Gauge

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Butt Gage. Used for marking how much wood to carve out of a door to make room for a hinge to lie flat. a) is a rectangular piece of metal (steel) with semi-circle handle attached on top. Three edges of rectangle have raised blades. The case to go around the metal piece is fabric with plastic coating, intended to look like leather. b) case.

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Accession #:

012.01.03ab

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Drawer Pulls

Drawer Pulls

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Two drawer pulls. Brass (?). The face is octagon with ornate pattern. Handle is attached to middle sides and shaped to fit around bottom. There is a red plastic disk on back of face, and around attachment for screw. There are silver coloured screws in the attachment.

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Accession #:

012.01.10ab

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BCFS Patches

BCFS Patches

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Item is a set of 14 BCFS patches. 13 are fabric, to be stitched or glued to clothes. One is plastic with a pin fastener on the back. a) "Fire Control" cloth badge, navy with white stitch letters and trim. b) "Recreation" cloth badge, brown with white letters and trim. c) same as "a" d) "British Columbia Forest Service" with emblem. Brown with white stitch letters and trim. e) "Revenue Inspector" navy with white letters and trim. f) same as "e". g) "Forests and Lands" brown with white letters and trim. h) same as "g". i) "BC Forest Service" with BC, deer, and tree. Dark green with white letters, colorful emblem. j) "Fire Control Forest Service British Columbia"- green letters on white background. Picture of a tree in the middle. Green trim. k) same as "j" l) no letters, green trim, beige background, stitch of bc in green with black tree beside. m) "Fire Warden BC Forest Service" black letters and trim on green background. Tree in middle. Plastic with pin. Shaped like a sheriffs badge. Maker's mark visible "Superior Stamp Vancouver BC". n) "Forest Service British Columbia" green rim, yellow outline, yellow letters. Similar emblem inside as "j" and "k" and have an oval shape.

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014.06.11 abcdefghijklmn

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SUUNTO Clinometer

SUUNTO Clinometer

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SUUNTO compass for measuring height, clinometers, combined height and clinometer, slopes, vertical angles. Object is silver metal with a green cover where the compass is located. White string attached. Maker's mark is still visible on the front of the object: "SUUNTO". There is a hole and the bottom of the object with a glass cover, a little smaller than a dime. There is a chart on the back of the object, on a darker silver plate: reads: 360 Cosine Decimals with a series of numbers. Someone has scratched "M & B" into the side of the object. The serial number of the object is visible on the back: 315367, and it is model PM 5/360 PC which is visible on the compass dial in the centre. Materials are metal, glass, plastic, textile string.

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Accession #:

014.06.05

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Camera, Yashika

Camera, Yashika

Description:

This is a Yashika 35 mm camera with Tamron 35-89 mm Macro Zoom lens. Materials include metal, glass and plastic. This camera was used by Margaret Fougberg to document artifacts in the 1980-90's.

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Accession #:

013.21.57ab

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ - Icon

The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ - Icon

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Religious icon known as "The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ". Flat plastic ornament, oval with ridged edge. White with red heart in center. Glows in the dark.

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Accession #:

012.23.01

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Telephone

Telephone

Description:

This is a hand crank telephone. Materials include Bakelite [plastic] (?), wood, metal.

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Accession #:

013.21.72

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Women's Shoe Last

Women's Shoe Last

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This is a steel last for a woman's shoe that was used for repairing shoes. There is some rust, but it is still in very sound condition. Inscription on the side reads "HH - 8". There is some damage to the heel of the last and some of the metal is broken off.

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Accession #:

006.08.01

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Camisole (2)

Camisole (2)

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This camisole is made of white embroidered cotton or linen with ribbon beading along the top. There is a narrow elastic to gather the waist although this has lost its stretch. It was owned by Mrs. Geoffrey Downton. The item is in fair condition. There is a tear in the centre of the cutout detail at the top of the article. There is a stain on the bottom right corner along the hem which looks like rust. Both straps are missing. You can see where they would have been attached by looking at the top hem of the garment on the inside.

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Accession #:

986.02.08

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Camisole (3)

Camisole (3)

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This camisole is made of white silky material with a 9 cm wide band at the top. This garment is home made by machine and by hand. There is a hem at the bottom for elastic to be threaded through. The shoulder straps show wear but the rest of the garment is in good condition. The elastic has lost its stretch. It was owned by Mrs. Geoffrey Downton.

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Accession #:

986.02.07

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spats

spats

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This pair of spats are of grey wool material with knitted tops. They have a leather foot strap with a strap at one end and a buckle at the other end. The strap is missing from one of the spats (b). There are a few holes here and there but these spats are still strong. They belonged to Mrs. Geoffrey Downton, but were donated to the museum by Marjory Gimse, her grand-daughter. After further examination the material may be a type of polyester with plastic particles because there is a blue/grey sediment that is coming from the fabric, indicating plastic degradation.

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Accession #:

986.02.05ab

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Boat Motor

Boat Motor

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This is an opposed Evinrude twin motor that was used to power the long boat from 29 Mile to Lillooet Lake head. It has been mounted on a stand with wheels to make transportation easier. It was in use from approximately 1930 until mid 1950's. Before the power line to Harrison Lake was built, this was the only access. The boat hauled people and supplies up and down the lake. Sonny Taylor drove this boat. The motor was rescued by Jim Decker. The longboat was last seen in the 80's when it was buried in the Ure Creek debris torrent. Jim Decker gave it to George Henry who stored it before donating it to the Museum.

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Accession #:

014.07.01

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Shoemaker's Last

Shoemaker's Last

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This is a shoemaker's last. It has three steel lasts sticking out from a center square, each being a different size. Condition: this item appears in good shape with a minimal amount of rust. History: Mr. Jensen dug out the last on the property at Devine that belonged to a Mrs. Ross, property where the Weldwood cabin sits (or sat?).

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Accession #:

987.14.04

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Nettar-Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart Camera

Nettar-Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart Camera

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Camera, Nettar-Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart. Model No. C73717. Leather case included. Some flaking of plastic finish on camera. These cameras belonged to Rick King's father.

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Accession #:

010.14.03

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