List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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  1. Hand made finishing nails Hand made finishing nails Contributed by Individual
  2. Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Shaka Zulu warrior's armband Contributed by Individual
  3. Blanket Blanket Contributed by Individual
  4. Roller skates Roller skates Contributed by Individual
  5. 112 Stamps on a single envelope (1923) 112 Stamps on a single envelope (1923) Contributed by Individual
  6. A Victorian Spark Generator A Victorian Spark Generator Contributed by Individual
  7. Autographs of the astronauts Autographs of the astronauts Contributed by Individual
  8. Cold War nursing badge Cold War nursing badge Contributed by Individual
  9. A type writer for the people. A type writer for the people. Contributed by Individual
  10. Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Dinnington Colliery pit lamp Contributed by Individual
  11. Elizabeth II Coronation Smarties in Tin Elizabeth II Coronation Smarties in Tin Contributed by Individual
  12. Sickness insurance books Sickness insurance books Contributed by Individual
  13. "Oaks" bible "Oaks" bible Contributed by Individual
  14. Micrometer. Starrett & Co.USA Micrometer. Starrett & Co.USA Contributed by Individual
  15. The Camel Teapot - 1837 The Camel Teapot - 1837 Contributed by Individual
  16. RUSSIA CONVOY WHITE ENSIGN RUSSIA CONVOY WHITE ENSIGN Contributed by Individual
  17. Eagle comic Eagle comic Contributed by Individual
  18. Fragment of the Berlin Wall Fragment of the Berlin Wall Contributed by Individual
  19. Car Indicator Original Plan and Design Car Indicator Original Plan and Design Contributed by Individual
  20. Concorde Special Flight  Inflight Pack Concorde Special Flight Inflight Pack Contributed by Individual
  21. Titanic lifeboat plaque, no 8, from bow Titanic lifeboat plaque, no 8, from bow Contributed by Individual
  22. Mao badge collection from Hong Kong Mao badge collection from Hong Kong Contributed by Individual
  23. Gaskell? portrait signed by owner? Gaskell? portrait signed by owner? Contributed by Individual
  24. The Domesday Book The Domesday Book Contributed by Museum
  25. Video processor for Acorn/BBC computer Video processor for Acorn/BBC computer Contributed by Individual
  26. A book signed by  Maurice Cornforth A book signed by Maurice Cornforth Contributed by Individual
  27.  LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson LT Bus Ticket Machine by George Gibson Contributed by Individual
  28. Bust of Lenin in Gun Metal Bust of Lenin in Gun Metal Contributed by Individual
  29. Batmobile matchstick car Batmobile matchstick car Contributed by Individual
  30. Indenture of Apprenticeship Indenture of Apprenticeship Contributed by Individual
  31. Patent locks and keys, Randolph Douglas Patent locks and keys, Randolph Douglas Contributed by Museum
  32. Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Telephone Exchange Ringing Tone Generatr Contributed by Individual
  33. Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Amharic 'feedel' (letter) Contributed by Individual
  34. Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Dan Snow's piece of shrapnel Contributed by Individual
  35. 1808 Adam and Eve Sampler 1808 Adam and Eve Sampler Contributed by Individual
  36. Knotted burr snuff box Knotted burr snuff box Contributed by Individual
  37. Fragment of pottery Fragment of pottery Contributed by Individual
  38. Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Sadler's Wells theatre programme, 1931 Contributed by Museum
  39. Murphy A4 Radio Murphy A4 Radio Contributed by Museum
  40. Edward VII Coronation Mug Edward VII Coronation Mug Contributed by Individual
  41. Building East African Railway 1902-09 Building East African Railway 1902-09 Contributed by Individual
  42. Sinclair ZX Spectrum Sinclair ZX Spectrum Contributed by Individual
  43. Horse drawn hearse Horse drawn hearse Contributed by Individual
  44. Pre-historic hand-axe 700,000 years old Pre-historic hand-axe 700,000 years old Contributed by Museum
  45. 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon 1928 Austin Seven Fabric Saloon Contributed by Individual
  46. Singer Sewing Machine Singer Sewing Machine Contributed by Individual
  47. Colonial era carving, Nigeria Colonial era carving, Nigeria Contributed by Individual
  48. Yuri Gagarin lapel broach/button Yuri Gagarin lapel broach/button Contributed by Individual
  49. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual
  50. Fragment from Cuffley Airship crash, WW1 Fragment from Cuffley Airship crash, WW1 Contributed by Museum

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