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Credit Coupons

Credit Coupons

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There are 32 Nabob Coupons, there are three Malkin, there are six Chase and Sanborn, there are two Blue Ribbon, There is one Catelli, there is one Bee Hive, There are two Heinz and there are four Maxwell House.

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985.28.05

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Grinder Wheel

Grinder Wheel

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This grinder wheel would be mounted on the edge of a table. It has wooden handle, originally painted red. Turning the handle causes wheel to turn, which sharpens blades.

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012.05.17

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Lantern

Lantern

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Lantern. At top has "Vancouver Dpt. of Works" in raised lettering and on base has "GSW Quality" in raised lettering. Originally painted green.

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Accession #:

012.05.53

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Scale

Scale

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Scale. Metal bar with hook on one end and rectangular metal block that slides along bar. Near end with hook a second hook is screwed on at top, directly below is an attachment for a weight. On bar is writing "Made in Canada" and "B13811", worn and difficult to read.

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Accession #:

012.05.30a

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Seeder

Seeder

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Seeder. If one pushes the bottom lever (with their feet) it will be pushed into the box, releasing a seed, the two handles on top can be used to control the direction of the planting.

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012.05.58

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Strop

Strop

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Strop. Two long pieces of leather attached at one end with thin piece of leather and metal clip. On leather right below metal clip is "The Genuine Sonasaga Strop". One side of the strop embossed "Sharpen", the other side "Finish". There is also an embossed image of a globe and a Deer and the numbers "122". The item was used for sharpening razor blades.

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Accession #:

012.05.18

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Tin

Tin

Description:

Tin. Rectangular with circular hole in top.

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012.05.24

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Watering Can

Watering Can

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

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012.05.57

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Weight

Weight

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Weight. Consists of two metal discs stacked one on top of the other. The top one has a hole in the center and the lower one has a metal bar with a hook that goes through the top one.

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012.05.30b

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Simoniz Floor Wax Can

Simoniz Floor Wax Can

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A can of non scruff floor wax. On the front of the can it reads " SAVE! 15¢ OFF REGULAR PRICE YOU PAY PRICE MARKED"; "Non-Scuff floor wax self polishing COLOUR-TRUE WON'T YELLOW"; "SIMONIZ MAKES IT". On the front there is also an illustration of a boy and an girl washing a dog. The reverse is the French translation. One side of the can it reads "FOR ALL FLOORS LINOLEUM, ASPHALT, RUBBER, VINYL TILE, FINISHED WOOD TERRAZZO"; "SIMONIZ NON-SCUFF FLOOR WAX NOW CONTAINS CRYSTAL CLEAR VINYL. VINYL in new Simoniz Non-Scuff Floor Wax gives the toughest, glossiest shine. BEAUTIFUL LASTING. children may romp, track, and spill on your floors. Vinyl means complete protection. DAMP MOPPING won't remove the shine. Simoniz Non-Scuff Floor Wax is water repellent.";"DIRECTIONS: First, wash floor. Be sure to rinse thoroughly. When floor is dry apply wax. Pour small amount on floor. Use clean cloth or applicator to spread toughly. That's all-it dries to a shine! No rubbing, no buffing! New Simoniz Floor Wax is self poiishing and will not yellow."; "Non-Inflammable, Keep from Freezing"; "NET CONTENTS 40 FLUID OUNCES". The French translation is on the other side. There is writing on the top of the can but it is too rusted to make out. The item was found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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Accession #:

018.07.01

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Bag of Coupons

Bag of Coupons

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A plastic bag full of coupons and box ends. a) is seven box ends for "MONARCH MARGARINE". b) is 12 cut up box tops for Kellogg's cereal most likely corn flakes. c) 12 box ends for "Blue Bonnet" margarine". d) eight box ends for solo margarine. e) two coupons that have an illustration of a rose and say "Save this valuable ALL SWEET ROSE TOKEN". f) two box ends for "CP Margene". g) three large black and white coupons from Blue Bonnet. h) one small red coupon from "NABOB FOODS". The items were found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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Accession #:

018.07.11

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Candle Holder

Candle Holder

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This hammered metal candle holder has a swinging receptacle for a candle, allowing it to hang or sit flat. It is sound. Until 1948 it belonged to the late Dean Brock of U.B.C. and Mrs. Brock. After a plane crash which resulted in the deaths of the Brocks, the family gave the candle holder to Myrtle Philip. She had gone to the scene of the crash to give first aid.

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Accession #:

983.29.01

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Lantern

Lantern

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This mantle lantern is from the Harold Wyatt-Purden farm. The mantle is made of mica.

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Accession #:

010.16.01

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Tin Seamer

Tin Seamer

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This machine was used to seal tins which had canned food had been placed. It could be clamped to a table. The food to be canned was placed in the cans. The lids were seamed on then the tins were put in a hot water bath and processed. Any tins that leaked were discarded.

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Accession #:

007.25.01

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Flour Sifter

Flour Sifter

Description:

This flour sifter was possibly used by a member of the Smith family on the Short Portage south of Lillooet Lake. Very dusty although the sieve is intact. The handle is still solid and there are a few dents around the edges. It still turns around.

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Accession #:

985.22.01

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