List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Honda Civic - 1979 Honda Civic - 1979 Contributed by Individual
  2. Transistor Radio with Earpiece Transistor Radio with Earpiece Contributed by Individual
  3. Slide Rule Slide Rule Contributed by Individual
  4. YZ bird matchstriker YZ bird matchstriker Contributed by Individual
  5. Coronation record King George June 1911 Coronation record King George June 1911 Contributed by Individual
  6. Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Colossus World's 1st Electronic Computer Contributed by Museum
  7. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Sputnik 1, first journey into space. Contributed by Individual
  8. Dr Marten Boots Dr Marten Boots Contributed by Individual
  9. Solar-powered lamp and charger Solar-powered lamp and charger Contributed by The British Museum
  10. vhs tape vhs tape Contributed by Individual
  11. Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Audio Disc - Voices of the Forces Contributed by Individual
  12. ICT 1301 computer ICT 1301 computer Contributed by Individual
  13. Game Boy Game Boy Contributed by Individual
  14. Sister Dora's Cross Sister Dora's Cross Contributed by Museum
  15. Concorde Special Flight  Inflight Pack Concorde Special Flight Inflight Pack Contributed by Individual
  16. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  17. Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sinclair ZX Spectrum Contributed by Individual
  18. Singer Sewing Machine Singer Sewing Machine Contributed by Individual
  19. Yuri Gagarin lapel broach/button Yuri Gagarin lapel broach/button Contributed by Individual
  20. Club Miners Fortnight Badge Club Miners Fortnight Badge Contributed by Individual
  21. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Nuclear Weapon Effects Computer No. 1. Contributed by Individual
  22. 'Cat's Whisker' radio device 'Cat's Whisker' radio device Contributed by Individual
  23. Industrial Robot Industrial Robot Contributed by Museum
  24. Mark I Raleigh Chopper Bicycle Mark I Raleigh Chopper Bicycle Contributed by Museum
  25. Rotary Egg beater Rotary Egg beater Contributed by Individual
  26. Viewmaster stereoscopic 3D viewer Viewmaster stereoscopic 3D viewer Contributed by Individual
  27. Osborne1: Early portable computer Osborne1: Early portable computer Contributed by Individual
  28. Plus Adder (Adding machine) Plus Adder (Adding machine) Contributed by Individual
  29. Roald Dahl's BFG sandal Roald Dahl's BFG sandal Contributed by Museum
  30. The Lego Building Brick The Lego Building Brick Contributed by Individual
  31. Action Man figure made by Palitoy Ltd. Action Man figure made by Palitoy Ltd. Contributed by Museum
  32. Hei tiki souvenirs from New Zealand Hei tiki souvenirs from New Zealand Contributed by Individual
  33. Cloured polyethelene toy Cloured polyethelene toy Contributed by Individual
  34. Ellen Macarthur's food Ellen Macarthur's food Contributed by Museum
  35. Holman silver 3 stoping drill Holman silver 3 stoping drill Contributed by Museum
  36. John Passmore Edwards John Passmore Edwards Contributed by Museum
  37. Murchison oil production platform model Murchison oil production platform model Contributed by Museum
  38. Dolmetsch recorder Dolmetsch recorder Contributed by Museum
  39. Necklaces  from a Karen refugee camp Necklaces from a Karen refugee camp Contributed by Museum
  40. Oliver Philpot's Compass Oliver Philpot's Compass Contributed by Museum
  41. Enigma machine Enigma machine Contributed by Museum
  42. Typewriter Typewriter Contributed by Individual
  43. Gas Mask Gas Mask Contributed by Individual
  44. Muslim prayer compass Muslim prayer compass Contributed by Museum
  45. Folding glasses Folding glasses Contributed by Individual
  46. Armoured vest Armoured vest Contributed by Museum
  47. Gas mask from Coventry Blitz Gas mask from Coventry Blitz Contributed by Individual
  48. Credit Card Credit Card Contributed by Individual
  49. A cassette of Nigerian music A cassette of Nigerian music Contributed by Individual
  50. old fashioned telephone old fashioned telephone Contributed by Individual

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