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Iron Stand

Metal stand for charcoal irons to rest on when not in use.

Iron Stand
Canadian Centennial Poster

A poster celebrating 100 years of Canadian nationhood with portraits of the royal family, fathers of confederation, and past Governor Generals.

Canadian Centennial Poster
Income Tax Remittance Form

Clarke Brothers Clothiers income tax for 1941

Income Tax Remittance Form
Clarke Brothers Cheque

A cheque to Clarke Brothers Clothers paid through the Canadian Bank of Commerce

Clarke Brothers Cheque
Photo of Cobourg WWII Soldiers, 1939

A group of WWII soldiers in uniform pose in front of stores in downtown Cobourg.

Photo of Cobourg WWII Soldiers, 1939
Sunoco Lighter and Cigarette Container

Lighter and cigarette holder with detachable chain

Sunoco Lighter and Cigarette Container
Bicycle Plates

1949 00274 Port Hope 1952 00028 Cobourg...

Bicycle Plates
Bicycle Guild Plate, Cobourg

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Bicycle Guild Plate, Cobourg
Skirt and Trouser Hanger

A.R. Dundas...people drift around a bit and then come here...Cobourg ONT....

Skirt and Trouser Hanger
Cobourg Bicycle Bicycle Plate

Cobourg 0420 1973 Made in Canada...Bicycle Guild Inc....

Cobourg Bicycle Bicycle Plate
Macklin Motors Key Holder

Leather key holder from Macklin Motor Sales, Cobourg

Macklin Motors Key Holder
Mermaid Stir Stick

Plastic mermaid sir stick from Baltimore Hotel.

Mermaid Stir Stick
Letter of Appreciation to Colonel Wilfred Victor Sifton

To Colonel Wilfred Victor Sifton, C.B.E D.S.O Honorary Colonel, The Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps We the undersigned, on behalf of all members ...

Letter of Appreciation to Colonel Wilfred Victor Sifton
Matchbox

A matchbox with a screw, lightbulb, and small screw-container inside

Matchbox
Cobourg Horse Show Medals

Cobourg Horse Show 1909, Cobourg Horse Show Association

Cobourg Horse Show Medals
Memorial Card- Alexander Morrison

A fold out card in memory of a WW1 soldier killed in action.

Memorial Card- Alexander Morrison
A Seaman's Pocketbook

A collection of information on boats, knot tying, and sailor codes for those at sea...

A Seaman's Pocketbook
Hymn and Psalm Pocketbook

A collection of hymns and psalms distributed to Presbyterians to raise spirits during WW1.

Hymn and Psalm Pocketbook
Rhyme and Reason- short book

A small collection of poems by Canadian soldiers.

Rhyme and Reason- short book
A Proud Tradition

A newspaper article featuring the Cobourg Garrison Artillery Association.

A Proud Tradition
The Rocky Mountaineer Life Changing Train For Heroes

Stories and pictures of the Rocky Mountaineer Train Company.

The Rocky Mountaineer Life Changing Train For Heroes
1837 Proclamation by Governor Francis Bond Head

Offering 1000 pound for capture of William Lyon Mackenze

1837 Proclamation by Governor Francis Bond Head
The Cobourg Centennial Star- March 7th 1929

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The Cobourg Centennial Star- March 7th 1929
Four pictures of Cobourg- framed

4 postcards framed together: three of King street and one of Cobourg Harbour

Four pictures of Cobourg- framed
Bartlett etching of Cobourg Harbour- coloured

View of Victoria college from the harbour. Titled “Coburg”

Bartlett etching of Cobourg Harbour- coloured
Photograph of Massey-Harris Store

Horse drawn Massey-Harris combine in front of store (location unknown). One man with horse, one on combine, and three on-lookers. Framed by James ...

Photograph of Massey-Harris Store
Picture frame- Ornate

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Picture frame- Ornate
The Ilustrated Carpenter and Builder- Various issues 1935-1938

Includes issues from the following years:

The Ilustrated Carpenter and Builder- Various issues 1935-1938
Charcoal Iron

Clothing iron fueled by heated charcoal in the bottom of the iron. With grill and two pieces of modern charcoal.

Charcoal Iron
Wooden Pestle

A wooden pestle used for cooking.

Wooden Pestle
LAV III Model- Afghanistan

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LAV III Model- Afghanistan
Horse - Ceramic by Jarko Zavi

Jarko Zavi lived in the Cobourg area from 1946-1959. He was particularly noted for his use of local Ontario materials in creating new glazes. His ...

Horse - Ceramic by Jarko Zavi
Picture of Field & Brother Stores, Cobourg

Picture of Field & Brother stores located on the north side of King Street opposite Victoria Hall.

Picture of Field & Brother Stores, Cobourg
Dunham House Coach, Cobourg

Picture of a coach from Cobourg's Dunham House Hotel. The Dunham House was built on the site of the Windsor Hotel which was destroyed by fire in ...

Dunham House Coach, Cobourg
King St., Cobourg with Firemen?

Picture of King Street taken from just west of Victoria Hall. It appears on page 209 of Guillet’s “Cobourg 1798 to 1948” where the caption is simply ...

King St., Cobourg with Firemen?
Gas is cheap, but where to go?

According to Statistics Canada gas prices haven’t been this low since 2003. That’s just 17 years ago. To me it seems that they have never been this ...

Gas is cheap, but where to go?
Zaandam in Panama Canal

I watched through the webcam screen as the passenger ship Zaandam and her sister ship...

Zaandam in Panama Canal
Non-COVID-19 Emergency

While social distancing and other restrictions have played havoc on our routines, it’s the unexpected that can truly throw a wrench into things. A ...

Non-COVID-19 Emergency
“Think a Happy Thought”

Good advice from our sidewalk artist neighbour. She set up an activity route for her family and anyone else passing by. Unfortunately, the dog ...

“Think a Happy Thought”
Easter Cactus

The cactus symbolizes endurance in the face of hardship. But when given loving care and nurturing, will reward us with a bounty of blossoms. At ...

Easter Cactus
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