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  • Cutting of Floral Tablecloth
        Made of fabric. Medium sized. Floral embroideries on the front. One edge stitched, the other cut/torn.
      Made of fabric. Medium sized. Floral embroideries on the front. One edge ...
  • Railway Spike
        No marks or documents to indicate where this spike came from.
      No marks or documents to indicate where this spike came from.
  • Machete
        Very rusty; do not touch the blade. Modern make. Old, weathered handle. Chipped blade.
      Very rusty; do not touch the blade. Modern make. Old, weathered handle. ...
  • Piano Music Scroll
        Music scrolls were used in player pianos; pianos that played on their own. This particular music scroll is for the composition “Doll Dance” by Nacio Herb.
      Music scrolls were used in player pianos; pianos that played on their ...
  • Ice Saw
        Used to cut blocks of ice out of frozen bodies of water for ice houses.
      Used to cut blocks of ice out of frozen bodies of water ...
  • Hand Plane
        A wood working tool used to strip small pieces off of the top of wood, typically to level the piece or cut the size down.
      A wood working tool used to strip small pieces off of the ...
  • Business Card Holder
        Inscribed with "D.D. Harrington Ancaster".
      Inscribed with "D.D. Harrington Ancaster".
  • Torpedo Bottle
        A glass bottle with a convex base, meant to be rested on its side to ensure the cork did not dry out.
      A glass bottle with a convex base, meant to be rested on ...
  • Teddy Cartwright Picture
        Made of paper. Large. Image of three year old cadet, Teddy Cartwright imprinted on the front, with his name engraved at the bottom.
      Made of paper. Large. Image of three year old cadet, Teddy Cartwright ...
  • WWII Voluntary Service Medal
        Ornate design on both sides. Made of metal. Small. Missing the ribbon.
      Ornate design on both sides. Made of metal. Small. Missing the ribbon.
  • Viewfinder
        Made of plastic. Small. Blue in colour. Also includes stori-view slides; each of a different location in the world. Roughly 16 are duplicates. Inscribed with “CC-STL MFD U.S.A”.
      Made of plastic. Small. Blue in colour. Also includes stori-view slides; each ...
  • Railway Spikes (DeJong)
        6 spikes. Rusty. Found on the DeJong property, which once was a section of the Cobourg-Peterbourgh Railway, constructed in 1854. The railway was removed in the 1980s. Includes a descriptive sheet.
      6 spikes. Rusty. Found on the DeJong property, which once was a ...
  • Corkscrew
        Made of metal. Small. Folding hinges. Removes corks from bottles; particularly wine bottles.
      Made of metal. Small. Folding hinges. Removes corks from bottles; particularly wine ...
  • Railway Spike (McCaughey)
        Very rusty.
      Very rusty.
  • 10¢ Scotch Mints Label - Christmas
        Made of paper. Small. Advertisement for scotch mints. Inscribed “Moirs. 3 1/2 Ounces. 10¢ Scotch Mints. Christmas Cheer” with a stapled note, “Now 12c Including Tax”. Has an image of Santa and a house surrounded by falling snow.
      Made of paper. Small. Advertisement for scotch mints. Inscribed “Moirs. 3 1/2 ...
  • Wooden Masher
        Used to mash potatoes and other soft foods.
      Used to mash potatoes and other soft foods.
  • Authentic Musket
        This is a modified percussion cap muzzle loader .75 gauge musket. It has a shorter gun stock and barrel, as well as a metal ramrod thimble addition. It was unearthed on a farm in Smithville, Ontario in the 1940s. It is the standard size for British musket barrels and balls ...
      This is a modified percussion cap muzzle loader .75 gauge musket. It ...
  • Bayonet
        Bayonets were fitted over the end of a musket or earlier rifles for close combat use. This one was a quick 'Z' attachment that allowed for shooting while on the musket/rifle...
      Bayonets were fitted over the end of a musket or earlier rifles ...
  • Washboards
        Used in laundry; clothing was consistently dunked into soapy water and ribbed against wash boards to clean them. Metal washboards tend to be older than glass washboards.
      Used in laundry; clothing was consistently dunked into soapy water and ribbed ...
  • Basket-Hilted Sabre
        Unlike the officer's sabre which was more for decorative purposes, this type of Sabre was meant for combat. This particular weapon was marked “Cobourg 30” which means that it was created for the 30th man in the 3rd Provisional Regiment of Calvary in Cobourg, established in response to the threat ...
      Unlike the officer's sabre which was more for decorative purposes, this type ...
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