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Shell Loaders

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Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped a…
Other Names
Loader and Crimper
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped attachment. The bottom part of this attachment pushes upward. Also, wired to the top of this is a small brass measuring cup with handle for measuring gun powder. It looks like a short fat bullet shell with a finger sized handle attached to it, and a small curved spout on the top for pouring the powder. It also has an adjustable measuring device on the bottom of it. Engraved on it is 'POWDER 2 1/2 2 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 SHOT'. B) This shell loader has a clamp for attaching loader to table top, a handle on the left hand side to hold the empty casing in place and a handle on right.
Narrative
This tool was used for loading and crimping shotgun shells.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Shell Casing

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Shell Casing from a cannon. Dented and rusting with the opening flaps being bent from use.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MINING & MINERAL HARVESTING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
Shell Casing from a cannon. Dented and rusting with the opening flaps being bent from use.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Length
11
Diameter
2.5
Circumference
8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.59.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Shell Casing

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Shell Casing of a piece of cannon. Bottom of shell is inscribed with "20MM-MK-4", "1994" and "A.S.C"
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Shell Casing of a piece of cannon. Bottom of shell is inscribed with "20MM-MK-4", "1994" and "A.S.C"
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Length
17.5
Diameter
2..5
Circumference
8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2008.1.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Artillary Shell Case

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
The item is a long brass cylinder which is empty. The base has a narrow.4cm rim. Markings on the bottom of the casing are: April 1918, 39, N in a circle; across from the circle is a smaller 29 with an unknown character above it.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, AMMUNITION
Period or Date Notes
date is on the bottom of casing
Description
The item is a long brass cylinder which is empty. The base has a narrow.4cm rim. Markings on the bottom of the casing are: April 1918, 39, N in a circle; across from the circle is a smaller 29 with an unknown character above it.
History Of Use
Used in 1918 during World War 1
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Height
58.5cm
Diameter
10cm
Circumference
28.5cm
Accession No.
1971.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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CLEANING ROD

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC - UNKNOWN
Description
This item is a wooden rod, measuring 91.5cm long. It is made up of three short wooden rods bound together with brass bindings. Two of the brass binding have 'B.G.I.Co. Pat. Feb.9.92' engraved on them. One end of the rod has grips carved into it for a handle, the other end has a small round cloth co…
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,ACCESSORY
Description
This item is a wooden rod, measuring 91.5cm long. It is made up of three short wooden rods bound together with brass bindings. Two of the brass binding have 'B.G.I.Co. Pat. Feb.9.92' engraved on them. One end of the rod has grips carved into it for a handle, the other end has a small round cloth covered end attached to it.
History Of Use
This ram rod was patented on Feb.9.1892. This type of item was used for loading muskets with gun powder.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC - UNKNOWN
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0001.0013
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Powder Flask

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push …
Manufacturer
DIXON&SONS
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push action for opening and closing the top of the powder flask. This was considered to be an automatic pre-measuring device.
Narrative
This type of item was used from the 1600s to the mid 1800s. They were used for reloading mussel loader or cap & ball type pistols. They were always made of a non-marking material, generally copper (though brass and silver are sometimes encountered). This one is made of brass & bronze.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Length
20.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1975.106.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Layout for shell gas station, highway 16 & Main Street

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Date Range
March 5, 1976
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
Shell Canada Limited
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
OS 23
Item No.
2013.5.1
Accession No.
2013.5
Physical Description
1 architectural drawing
Material Details
Scale 1 inch: 10 feet
Date Range
March 5, 1976
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Shell Fossils

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Description
2 seperate pieces of shell fossils. Donation sheet states that they were taken from near Donnell Lake while hiking.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSUL, ANTHROPOD
Description
2 seperate pieces of shell fossils. Donation sheet states that they were taken from near Donnell Lake while hiking.
Accession No.
1991.214.1-2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Shell map of British Columbia and Canada

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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Scope and Content
Item is a highway map of British Columbia, Western Canada, and Vancouver Island. Produced by Shell Canada.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 259
Item No.
2013.5.2
Accession No.
2013.5
Physical Description
1 map
Material Details
Western Canada section; scale of miles - 1 inch approximately 78 miles.
Vancouver Island section; scale of miles - 1 inch approximately 20 miles.
British Columbia section; scale of miles - 1 inch approximately 34 miles.
Custodial History
Found in a container in the basement of house formerly owned by Gordon Hetherington and left behind when he sold the house.
Scope and Content
Item is a highway map of British Columbia, Western Canada, and Vancouver Island. Produced by Shell Canada.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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ARP Helmet

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
Narrative
ARP stands for: Air Raid Precautionary. This helmet is from donor's father, and was used in Vancouver.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Width
30.5
Length
29
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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B-36 Turret Gun

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Description
B36 turret gun bolted to a dolly
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, ARTILLERY
Description
B36 turret gun bolted to a dolly
Height
108
Width
78
Length
201
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions include mount
Accession No.
2012.58.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Bayonnet

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Description
Bayonnet with case. WWI
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,EDGED
Description
Bayonnet with case. WWI
History Of Use
Original owner George Edward Sparkes
Accession No.
2011.0026.03
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Helmet

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT; PAINT; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
This is an old German Army helmet. It has the old shape and is large and heavy. Painted mainly greens with shades of brown and some black.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,BODY ARMOR
Description
This is an old German Army helmet. It has the old shape and is large and heavy. Painted mainly greens with shades of brown and some black.
History Of Use
This is a World War One German helmet.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT; PAINT; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Height
17.5
Circumference
88
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0026.0002
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Military Helmet

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buck…
Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buckle.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Inscriptions
On the outside of the shell are the letters "A.R.P."
Width
28.7
Length
30.5
Circumference
94
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Military Helmet

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
ANIMAL - LEATHER
PLASTIC;
METAL-STEEL
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of grey metal. There is a liner consisting of a plastic suspension webbing. The top part of the webbing is covered in leather. The leather extends down the inside of the museum in six strips which are tied together with a white string, The leather also extends …
Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of grey metal. There is a liner consisting of a plastic suspension webbing. The top part of the webbing is covered in leather. The leather extends down the inside of the museum in six strips which are tied together with a white string, The leather also extends to create two chin strips with a metal buckle to secure it under the chin. There are two strips of yellow foam at the back and front of the helmet.
Narrative
From Italy, circa World War Two.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
ANIMAL - LEATHER
PLASTIC;
METAL-STEEL
Inscriptions
On the inside of the helmet there is the inscription "II/57".
Width
27
Length
30.5
Circumference
80.5
Accession No.
2009.60.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Military Helmet

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Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL-STEEL
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and sec…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and secured with a metal buckle.
Narrative
From USA, circa WW2
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL-STEEL
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Inscriptions
On the inside of the helmet is the inscription "I-72"
Width
26
Length
29
Circumference
79
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.60.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Muzzle Loader

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Description
Muzzle Loader
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,FIREARM
Description
Muzzle Loader
History Of Use
Found 1987, at morrison Arm on Babine Lake
Accession No.
2010.0012.01
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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PROJECTILE POINT

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Material
MINERAL/ROCK-OBSIDIAN;
Description
It has been bifacially flaked and broken off from its stem. Looks like the tip off an arrowhead.
Other Names
ARROWHEAD
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,EDGED
Description
It has been bifacially flaked and broken off from its stem. Looks like the tip off an arrowhead.
History Of Use
Susan Denny was a curator of the BV museum and placed on loan this artifact. This projectile point is made from obsidian, also known as volcanic glass. It is difficult to determine without the shaft if the artifact was the head of an arrow, the tip of a s
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-OBSIDIAN;
Length
2.3
Depth
0.2
Diameter
Top: 2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
arrowhead shaped
Accession No.
1981.0001.0003
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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RIFLE

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
This rifle is a Mod.1903 .22 CAL. Automatic Winchester rifle. It has a button on the butt end of the stock, which turns to pull out for loading. On the right side of the stock is an opening for inserting bullets. It has plain open sights on the top of the barrel, a small safety button just behind t…
Other Names
.22 WINCHESTER,RIFLE
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,FIREARM
Description
This rifle is a Mod.1903 .22 CAL. Automatic Winchester rifle. It has a button on the butt end of the stock, which turns to pull out for loading. On the right side of the stock is an opening for inserting bullets. It has plain open sights on the top of the barrel, a small safety button just behind the trigger and an action rod protruding from the front end of the stock. The main stock of the rifle is badly cracked apart and has been taped together with some sort of black tape.
History Of Use
This rifle was made in 1903 by the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. Winchester rifles were patent in 1901.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Length
94
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0080.0002
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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RIFLE

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Description
SAVAGE 30-30, HAD ROLLING BRASS MAGAZINE WHICH SHOWED HOW MANY SHELLS TO BE FIRED. APPROX. 60 YEARS OLD. "OLD GUN BARREL".
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,FIREARM
Description
SAVAGE 30-30, HAD ROLLING BRASS MAGAZINE WHICH SHOWED HOW MANY SHELLS TO BE FIRED. APPROX. 60 YEARS OLD. "OLD GUN BARREL".
Accession No.
1975.0106.0023
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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