Objects

Oct11

555 receiver

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What is this?ANSWER: The 555 receiver was patented in 1926 as the very first loud speaker in the world. in time for the first talking pictures in 1927. The Western Electric company commissioned their...
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Oct10

Bone or Ivory Brooch

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER Question: Guess who this was made for?BONE OR IVORY BROOCH This beautiful Bone or Ivory Brooch was donated amongst the collection of Kaumatua Fergie Neilson and is probably quite old. It is of grapes and a grape...
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Oct10

Small Pistol Black Powder Flask

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What is this used for?ANSWER: This pistol powder flask is only 4 inches long as against 8 inches for other powder flasks. Note by J R Lee, probably pistol powder flask
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Oct10

Muzzle Loading Pistol with wooden stock

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: How do you load this pistol?ANSWER: Called muzzle loading as it was loaded from the muzzle. In general, the sequence of loading is to put in first gunpowder, by pouring in a measured amount of loose powder,...
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