List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Communication / 1950 - 1975

  1. Transistor Radio with Earpiece Transistor Radio with Earpiece Contributed by Individual
  2. Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Portable typewritter - Olivetti Lettera Contributed by Individual
  3. Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Travelling Post Office Mailbag Apparatus Contributed by Individual
  4. Wall of letter boxes, Bath Postal Museum Wall of letter boxes, Bath Postal Museum Contributed by Individual
  5. The Vickers Vimy The Vickers Vimy Contributed by Museum
  6. Stage from St. Peter's Church Hall Stage from St. Peter's Church Hall Contributed by Museum
  7. Typewriter Typewriter Contributed by Individual
  8. Mao Zedong's Little Red Book in Chinese Mao Zedong's Little Red Book in Chinese Contributed by Individual
  9. Portuguese school book Portuguese school book Contributed by Individual
  10. Type used for a headline Bombs in 1973 Type used for a headline Bombs in 1973 Contributed by Individual
  11. ACME Thunderer Whistle ACME Thunderer Whistle Contributed by Individual
  12. Portable Typewriter Portable Typewriter Contributed by Individual
  13. Letter from my Nan to my Grandad Letter from my Nan to my Grandad Contributed by Individual
  14. Printer's blocks Printer's blocks Contributed by Individual
  15. Miniature camera Miniature camera Contributed by Individual
  16. Set of Boer War envelopes and stamps Set of Boer War envelopes and stamps Contributed by Individual
  17. Identity Card Identity Card Contributed by Individual
  18. HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey HAL 9000 from 2001 - A Space Odyssey Contributed by Individual
  19. Punched Tape Editor, Telegraphy Punched Tape Editor, Telegraphy Contributed by Individual
  20. Remmington Envoy typerwriter Remmington Envoy typerwriter Contributed by Individual
  21. Paperweight - 1st Motorway Paperweight - 1st Motorway Contributed by Individual
  22. Dansette Major Record Player Dansette Major Record Player Contributed by Individual
  23. Advertising cards Advertising cards Contributed by Individual
  24. Robertson's jam advertising and promotio Robertson's jam advertising and promotio Contributed by Individual
  25. Ouija Board or Spirit Board Ouija Board or Spirit Board Contributed by Individual
  26. Irish Newspaper Irish Newspaper Contributed by Individual
  27. Rhiwbina Garden Village embosser Rhiwbina Garden Village embosser Contributed by Museum
  28. Cold Cathode Clock Cold Cathode Clock Contributed by Museum
  29. Radio transcripts 1960s RAF wives Radio transcripts 1960s RAF wives Contributed by Individual
  30. Signed print of a Lancaster bomber Signed print of a Lancaster bomber Contributed by Individual
  31. Time Ball on the Nelson Monument Time Ball on the Nelson Monument Contributed by Museum
  32. Bush Radio TR82C Bush Radio TR82C Contributed by Museum
  33. John Steinbeck's book about King Arthur John Steinbeck's book about King Arthur Contributed by Individual
  34. Ferranti Mark I computer logic door Ferranti Mark I computer logic door Contributed by Museum
  35. Pat Marsh's 1969 Moon Landing Newspaper Pat Marsh's 1969 Moon Landing Newspaper Contributed by Individual
  36. BBC final amplifier valve BBC final amplifier valve Contributed by Museum
  37. Ships anchor cable chain link with stud. Ships anchor cable chain link with stud. Contributed by Museum
  38. The Lambrettta Scooter The Lambrettta Scooter Contributed by Individual
  39. A letter from astronaut Neil Armstrong A letter from astronaut Neil Armstrong Contributed by Individual
  40. The Plug The Plug Contributed by Individual
  41. Philately - Stamp Collecting Philately - Stamp Collecting Contributed by Individual
  42. Last Day Glasgow Tram Tickets Last Day Glasgow Tram Tickets Contributed by Individual
  43. A 1971 Decca Colour television A 1971 Decca Colour television Contributed by Individual
  44. Battery Battery Contributed by Individual

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