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Leather Bag

Leather Bag

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This is small leather bag with a button closure and two slits on the back to run a belt through. This may be the b) item stated in accession 988.10.01 (case for small camera).

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Accession #:

013.21.61

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Cloth bag

Cloth bag

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This sand coloured bag is made of a linen like material. It is hand sewn with tiny even stitches. It is hand embroidered with the word chemisettes in blue. One corner is torn but the rest is still strong. There are three small holes. This bag was owned by Mrs. Geoffrey Downton. This is a superb example of the art of hand sewing.

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Accession #:

986.02.15

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Trophy Cup

Trophy Cup

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Years ago Menzel ploughed up this item on land then owned by his father (now by Michael Edwards). The inscription says "V.G & C.C. Battle Cup 1920…" Nothing is known of the cup's early history. Condition is poor, object battered.

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Accession #:

983.20.01

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Wallet

Wallet

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From a batch of items donated by Sue Nelson. Items belonged to her aunt Rosie Wallace who was the daughter of Maggie Saul. Brown Leather wallet, plastic sleeves for cards inside, has pocket for change on inside of back flap. Has snap for clasp. Stamp on change pocket says "Pitt Grand Genuine Leather Made in Canada". Condition is good, there is dirt inside plastic sleeves, and leather is slightly stained. Papers from the wallet were filed in archive.

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Accession #:

011.01.03

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Large Hair Pins

Large Hair Pins

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Three large hair pins mounted on a white rectangular piece of cardboard. Near the top of the cardboard it reads " THE ASCOT HAIR WAVER UNDOUBTEDLY THE BEST, and at the bottom written in small lettering is "MADE IN ENGLAND". There is also a border that runs around the edge that looks like a ribbon with bows in each corner. The item was owned by Peggy Perffit's husband's great-grandmother, Liza Milsted.

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Accession #:

18.08.01

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tin cigar box

tin cigar box

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A tin cigar box with much decoration on it - in lid and outside. Contained 25 cigars. The top has a picture of " Edward Prince of Wales" "Our Future King" There is still part of an excise ticket on the bottom. Condition: The hinged back still works. The box is dented, scratched & worn. The different decorations are worn.

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Accession #:

985.06.04

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MacDonald's British Consoles Cigarette Tobacco Tins

MacDonald's British Consoles Cigarette Tobacco Tins

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Two tins of MacDonald's British Consols Cigarette Tobacco. On the side of the can there is an illustration of a women wearing traditional Scottish garb holding a sword. On the top of the lid of the tin around of the edge is says "FOR OVER ONE HUNDRED YEARS THIS TRADE MARK HAS BEEN KNOWN THROUGHOUT CANADA AS THE SAFEST GUIDE TO RELIABLE TOBACCO PRODUCTS". In the middle of the tin there is an illustration of a tobacco leaf and on top of it reads "W.C. MACDONALD INC. MANUFACTURERS OF FINE TOBACCOS, MONTREAL" a) still has the top of the seal on the lid and a little of the bottom on the tin. The bottom of the seal on b) is missing but there is still some of the top of the seal still on the tin. The items were found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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018.07.02

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Clay Pipe Bowl

Clay Pipe Bowl

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This clay pipe bowl was dug up at the site of the one time 29 Mile House. It was thought to be the bowl of an opium pipe.

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Accession #:

983.27.09

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