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tweed patterned hard suitcase

tweed patterned hard suitcase

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A beige tweed patterned hard suit case with brown plastic on the borders and the corners. Inside is a sticker with a crown and on either side in red writing is "R.E.G.D TRADE MARK" and " MADE IN ENGLAND". R.E.G.D is a abbreviation for registered. The items belong to Allen McEwan's grandmother and grandfather, Bertha (nee. Collins) and Morgan Miller. Jean McEwan, Allen's mother, put the donation box together.

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018.02.03

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Philco Radio

Philco Radio

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Radio belonged to Arvin Stark, who was married to Rosemary Decker. It was used at the family cabin in Blackwater. It was donated by Carol Morphy (nee Stark) who remembers falling asleep at the cabin listening to it. Radio is made of wood. There is a lot of wiring in the back of the radio. There are two plastic nobs on the front. It is in good condition except for some peeling wood in places. Maker's mark "Philco" visible on front middle of the radio. ID number number is still visible, located on a medal piece inside the back of the radio: 36-1447-3. After further research, it is model number 40-95T. The model used four tubes and only received the AM band. The original selling price was $24.95.

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014.05.01

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Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses

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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. Bifocal eyeglasses with large frames. The frames are translucent and colour is gradient from brown at top to amber at bottom. Arm is gold coloured metal with brown plastic part at end. At end of right-hand arm is writing "Portrait 209n, 101 54-20E AY6" writing is white and is coming off. Condition is excellent.

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011.01.08

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Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses

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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. Cats eye glasses with yellow plastic frame and glazed metal arms. Swirl design on metal. "SR USA 5 1/2 engraved on arms". Condition is excellent

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011.01.09

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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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011.01.03

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Fire Extinguisher (Plastic)

Fire Extinguisher (Plastic)

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This is a red plastic fire extinguisher with a metal pump that connects to a rubber hose. The model is "PTP-25 Pump Tank,"and has the maker's mark "Underwriters'Laboratories Inc." It also says "Flag Fire Equipment Ltd, Windsor Ontario". Flag’s PTP-25 is the first and only fire extinguisher made of Polyethylene Plastic to be thoroughly tested, approved and listed by The Underwriters Laboratories. It is built to stand rugged use and is virtually unbreakable 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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016.03.01

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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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018.07.01

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Stainless Steel Fire Extinguisher

Stainless Steel Fire Extinguisher

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A stainless steel fire extinguisher with a red cap and a orange hose and a red plastic tip. The label is in engraved in re lettering and reads "Trademark General Model Quick AID SF-4 Fire guard foam. The item was found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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018.07.07

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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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018.07.11

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Shoe Last

Shoe Last

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Shoe last, triple, for repairing shoes. From the Harold Wyatt-Purden Farm.

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010.16.16

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Cloths Wringer

Cloths Wringer

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A wood and metal clothes wringer with rubber rollers. On the top of frame it read "LOOSEN PRESSURE SCREWS WHEN NOT IN USE" on both sides. On the top of the front side it reads "N0" on one side and "11" on the other. Below that, on a faded red painted bar is written in very faded black lettering is WARRENTY. Below that on a bar, is written "BEST QUALITY STEEL SPRING". Written on the large board under the rollers is "IMPROVED GUIDE BOARD FOR SPREADING THE CLOTHES; DOWSWELL, LEES & Co. LIMITED HAMILTON, CANADA". The back is identical but instead of the board under the rollers there is a ramp that has "WRINGES LAST LONGER AND WORK BETTER IF CLOTHS ARE EVENLY SPREAD AND NOT BUNCHED OR TWISTED WHEN PASSING THROUGH THE ROLLS. ALWAYS REMOVE PRESSURE FROM ROLLS BY RELEASING TOP SCREWS WHEN NOT IN USE KEEP BEARINGS WELL LUBRICATED. OIL INJURES THE RUBBER." written on top, on the reverse side it reads "IMPROVED SURE GRIP CLAMPS WILL FIT ANNIZED IRON FIBRE OR WOODEN TUBS". There is a metal handle with wooden hand grip; rusted screws to attach wringer to tub; wooden guide board and two composition rollers; rusted metal tension screws.

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018.03.01

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Talkie Tooter

Talkie Tooter

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A "Talkie Tooter Safety Tone System" patent NO870229, Made in Canada. There is a label on the unit and it is engraved "UHF, freq 469.2375, Valleau logging, Ryan river, 1st tone: 1000 HZ, 2nd tone 1700HZ". Label is abraded and fading. a) It is a red plastic box with hardware for mounting on a work belt. b) It is a coiled cord with a small red box on one end. This box has a button that would be depressed to speak into a mic so the "riggin' slinger" (man on the ground) could talk to the operator man in the cab of the steel spar. The mic unit is missing. Used for work safety during yarding operations. See accession # 014.26.01 for history.

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014.26.18

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Field Produce Award

Field Produce Award

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This is a very small silver plated trophy cup. It is mounted on a black plastic base. It reads, "Field produce Ronayne Bros. 1930". This is from a collection of agricultural awards, ribbons and trophies received from Rosemary Walden that belonged to her uncle Edmond Oswald Ronayne, her father's first cousin.

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018.06.08

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First Prize Ribbons

First Prize Ribbons

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This is a collection of first prize ribbons mounted on cardboard back and sheathed in a plastic covering. The first two read "B.C. 14th Annual Potato and Vegetable Show" - 1st and 2nd Prize ribbons from 1954, New Westminster B.C. The third ribbon reads "Royal Winter Fair 1954 - Seeds - 2nd Prize". The last two read "Royal Agricultural Winter Fair - Vegetables - 3rd and 4th prize - 1973-1974". There is also a typed tag mounted on the plastic sheath that reads "Russet Burbank - Edmond Ronayne". This is from a collection of agricultural awards, ribbons and trophies received from Rosemary Walden that belonged to her uncle Edmond Oswald Ronayne, her father's first cousin.

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018.06.16

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Butter knife

Butter knife

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Walker & Vera Reid found this knife with a metal detector and dug it up. Having been buried at Port Pemberton whose heyday lasted only until about 1863, probably the dates from the period of the Gold Rush. No inscription is visible. The item is bent, scratched, and rusted. It was cleaned after accession with Haggerty's silver polish. After further research, we were able to determine the makers mark based on the pattern on the fork. The pattern is called "Lido 1938", and was made by Made by WM. A. Rogers Sectional Oneida Ltd. The material is silver plate.

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983.27.05

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