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No. 1 A Folding Pocket Kodak Special Model A Camera

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Description
Back lists (what we think are) Kodak patents. Missing remote trigger. Red bellows. Removable back. Treat delicately. Used FPK automatic shutter.
Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Rochester, New York, USA
Start Date
1909
End Date
1915
Description
Back lists (what we think are) Kodak patents.
Missing remote trigger.
Red bellows.
Removable back. Treat delicately.
Used FPK automatic shutter.
Accession No.
2013.24.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

No. 2 A Folding Pocket Brownie Camera

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Description
Has leather strap with name on it. Used TBT shutter patented in 1908. Black body with red bellows.
Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1910
End Date
1915
Description
Has leather strap with name on it. Used TBT shutter patented in 1908. Black body with red bellows.
Accession No.
2013.24.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) A leatherette covered black No. 2A Model B Kodak Brownie camera. There is a metal winding key on one side and a black leather handle on another. b) The case that removes for loading by releasing two pivoted catches and pulling out winding key. The top is made of the same leatherette and the main…
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Title
No. 2 Brownie
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1911
End Date
1936
Description
a) A leatherette covered black No. 2A Model B Kodak Brownie camera. There is a metal winding key on one side and a black leather handle on another. b) The case that removes for loading by releasing two pivoted catches and pulling out winding key. The top is made of the same leatherette and the main body is thin metal. Embossed on the metal is "No.2 A BROWNIE CAMERA MODEL B. U.S. PATENTS FEB 1.1916. MAR.21.116".
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
16
Width
8.6
Length
12.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2013.24.83 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
"Lumber & Camp Workers Industrial Union of the One Big Union" Small light brown pamphlet, 40 pages consisting of constituion and laws of the One Big Union.
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Title
"One Big Union"
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1919
End Date
1920
Description
"Lumber & Camp Workers Industrial Union of the One Big Union" Small light brown pamphlet, 40 pages consisting of constituion and laws of the One Big Union.
Accession No.
1993.11.48
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
A metal cone shaped oil can. Handle on one side, very small spout on the other. Screw threads on top opening, no top cap. Inscribed on the side is ' CN LOCO'
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1915
End Date
1925
Period or Date Notes
CIRCA 1915:1925
Description
A metal cone shaped oil can. Handle on one side, very small spout on the other. Screw threads on top opening, no top cap. Inscribed on the side is ' CN LOCO'
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Height
16
Diameter
Base: 18
Circumference
54
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.211.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a) A rectangular black camera with a leather covering. On the top of the camera is a leather strap attached with two metal screws with "Midget No 1" printed on it. On the front is a metal dial with "COVER 32 16 11 8" printed on it and a circular metal badge with "BUTCHER'S FAMOUS MIDG BRITISH MADE"…
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Manufacturer
Butcher
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Britain
Start Date
1900
End Date
1920
Description
a) A rectangular black camera with a leather covering. On the top of the camera is a leather strap attached with two metal screws with "Midget No 1" printed on it. On the front is a metal dial with "COVER 32 16 11 8" printed on it and a circular metal badge with "BUTCHER'S FAMOUS MIDG BRITISH MADE" printed on it. The front flap is released by two metal clasps and inside is a metal spring attached to wooden piece with "363" carved on it. b-g) Also inside the camera are six metal plates with the numbers 1-6 carved on the corresponding one.
Narrative
The Midg are a line of cameras made by the British company Butcher in the 1900s and 1910s. All are made of mahogany and contain a drop-plate magazine. It is a box-shaped detective cameras. The Midg No.1 has a focusing Beck Symmetrical lens and an everset shutter. It can hold 12 plates or 24 film sheets in quarter-plate size (3¼×4¼ ), and this camera has 6 plate holders inside. A Midg No.1 was used in 1917 by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths for the famous "Cottingley fairies" hoax.
Height
a) 15.5
Width
a) 9.1 b) 8.2
Length
a) 18.3 b-g) 11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
7
Accession No.
2013.24.91 a-g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Part A is the camera. It is enclosed in a black rectangular box with a leather handle on top. The camera has short black bellows. The name of the camera is etched into the handle. The back of the camera can be removed. Part B is a brown leather case for the camera. The initials EKC (Kodak Eastman …
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Title
Kodak 2A Folding Pocket
Manufacturer
Kodak
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1907
End Date
1915
Description
Part A is the camera. It is enclosed in a black rectangular box with a leather handle on top. The camera has short black bellows. The name of the camera is etched into the handle. The back of the camera can be removed. Part B is a brown leather case for the camera. The initials EKC (Kodak Eastman Company) are engraved in the clasp for the case.
History Of Use
The Kodak No 2A Folding Pocket Camera was introduced in June, 1907 and discontinued in September, 1915. The camera used folding roll film and produced pictures that were sized 2 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches. It was manufactured in the United States and used a Meniscus Archromat lens. The wood body was covered in imitation leather, and the camera’s size had been reduced by 20%, compared to the No. 2 Folding Brownie Camera. The camera also featured a reversible reflecting finder, metal lens panel, sliding focus with an automatic lock, and a hinged back released by concealed buttons. Over 174,000 of the No 2A Folding Pocket Camera were made.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2013.24.109 a-b
Model Name or No.
3A
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Camera is enclosed in a black rectangular box case. The case has a slight brownish-red tinge to it. The camera has red bellows. The case has a handle on the top. The back opens. The camera has a small folding "foot" that allows it to balance when the bellows are extended.
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Title
Kodak 3A Folding Pocket
Manufacturer
Kodak
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1903
End Date
1915
Description
Camera is enclosed in a black rectangular box case. The case has a slight brownish-red tinge to it. The camera has red bellows. The case has a handle on the top. The back opens. The camera has a small folding "foot" that allows it to balance when the bellows are extended.
History Of Use
Eastman Kodak's first postcard format camera, the 3A Folding Pocket Kodak, was introduced in 1903 and sold until 1915. Kodak produced seven models of the 3A Folding Pocket Kodak (thankfully abbreviated as 3A FPK). The models were known as B, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, C and G. The FPK Automatic shutter was equipped with a pneumatic release. The shutter had one instantaneous speed plus time and bulb. The pneumatic release could prevent camera shake when used with the time and bulb settings. The rubber hose and bulb were removable, but because of their size, they could also be left permanently attached, as they did not interfere with closing the camera. The 3A FPK created 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch postcard format images on Kodak 122 roll film. Kodak 122 film was first introduced for use in the 3A FPK and was available in four, six or ten exposure lengths. A glass plate adapter with ground glass focusing screen was available as an extra cost accessory, and allowed photographs to be taken on glass plates. Eastman Kodak called this accessory the Combination Back. The catalog price of the back is three dollars and fifty cents. Double plate holders were priced at $1 each.
Accession No.
2013.24.110
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
The camera is encased in a black box case. It has red bellows when extended. The case has a small handle on the top with the camera name inscribed.
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Title
Kodak Folding Brownie No 3A
Manufacturer
Kodak
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1909
End Date
1915
Description
The camera is encased in a black box case. It has red bellows when extended. The case has a small handle on the top with the camera name inscribed.
History Of Use
The Kodak Folding Brownie No 3A Camera was launched in 1909 and discontinued in 1915, and during that time over 114,000 were made. The camera produced 3 ¼ x 5 ½ inch “postcard” pictures and used type 124 or 122 film rolls. The lens that the Folding Brownie No 3A used was either a Meniscus lens or a Rapid Rectilinear Bausch & Lomb f/4 lens. The shutter was the FPK Automatic (from an earlier model), or the Brownie Ball Bearing Shutter with modes B and T plus speeds 1/25 sec., 1/50 sec. and 1/100 sec. The camera was focused by using the bellows, with a pointer over a 6ft to 100ft scale.
Accession No.
2013.24.111
Model Name or No.
3A
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
This handheld “Saturn Scope,” patented by James M. Davis in 1895, represents the most common version of the stereograph, which was used to create a 3D image. c-p are the slides used by the Saturnscope. Most of the photos were taken in the 1890s. A: Saturnscope B: Saturnscope slide C: River scene D…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1839
End Date
1930
Description
This handheld “Saturn Scope,” patented by James M. Davis in 1895, represents the most common version of the stereograph, which was used to create a 3D image. c-p are the slides used by the Saturnscope. Most of the photos were taken in the 1890s. A: Saturnscope B: Saturnscope slide C: River scene D: King's Garden in Sweden E: Public Gardens in Boston F: Christ before Pilate G: Twin Rocks, Oregon H: Queen Victoria I: Colonial Camp J: Johannesburg Police K: Soldiers sailing L: Thousand Islands M: Cape Town, South Africa N: Niagra Falls O: Her Majesty's Navy at Cape Town P: Derby volunteers in South Africa
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
The Saturnscope and pictures
Accession No.
2013.24.58 a-p
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
Part A is a metal one quart pitcher with a mottled grey design. It has a fairly large wide lip and a handle. "MCCLARY MFG CO / 1 QUART / LONDON, ON" is stamped in black letters on the front. Part B is a small saucer that sits on top of the pitcher.
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Manufacturer
McClary Manufacturing Company
Other Names
Measuring pitcher
Tinware pitcher
Manufacturer Notes
Brothers John and Oliver McClary began their business in 1851. In 1871 they registered as McClary Manufacturing with the stated intention of producing stoves, tin, copper, and pressed wares, agricultural implements, and other ironware and machinery. Aided by the protectionist National Policy, the firm introduced new lines, including a profitable range of enamelware in 1880, and established warehouses in Toronto and Montreal (1879), Winnipeg (1880), Vancouver (1894), Saint John (1901), and Hamilton (1902). In 1882 the company had secured a dominion charter and within two years it was exporting to Britain, the West Indies, and Australia. In 1927 the company was sold to General Steel Wares Limited of Toronto. Source: Dictionary of Canadian Biography entry for McClary, John.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
FOOD PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1871
End Date
1927
Description
Part A is a metal one quart pitcher with a mottled grey design. It has a fairly large wide lip and a handle. "MCCLARY MFG CO / 1 QUART / LONDON, ON" is stamped in black letters on the front. Part B is a small saucer that sits on top of the pitcher.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Accession No.
1996.140.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
This object is manufactured by Amberola for Thomas A. Edison Inc. The cylinder is mounted on a black, painted metal rectangular base. There are a variety of gear wheels and rods above and below the base plate. There is a long 12 centimetre silver metal cylinder. One end of the cylinder has a round …
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Title
Edison Amberola 30
Artist or Maker
Victor Talking Machine Company of Canada Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Orange, New Jersey
Start Date
1903
End Date
1913
Period or Date Notes
Dates were drawn from patents written on base plate.
Description
This object is manufactured by Amberola for Thomas A. Edison Inc. The cylinder is mounted on a black, painted metal rectangular base. There are a variety of gear wheels and rods above and below the base plate. There is a long 12 centimetre silver metal cylinder. One end of the cylinder has a round clamp set over one end. This clamp may be used to hold the horn in place.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Inscriptions
Serial number: SM - 109812
Width
18.5
Length
22.5
Circumference
14.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1976.113.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Extremely delicate lightbulb from 1905-1910.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1905
End Date
1910
Description
Extremely delicate lightbulb from 1905-1910.
Accession No.
2013.24.55
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Part A: A metal Auger with an insert for 10cm Dowling with 8cm wheel with an adjustable blade on the side. Part B: A metal funnel shaped attachment for the auger (part A) with an adjustable blade.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WOODWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1915
End Date
1925
Description
Part A: A metal Auger with an insert for 10cm Dowling with 8cm wheel with an adjustable blade on the side. Part B: A metal funnel shaped attachment for the auger (part A) with an adjustable blade.
History Of Use
Used by carpenters and carriage markers used in common bit brace on spokes and spindles. Adjustable top to regulate depth of tension.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
17
Width
13
Circumference
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.52.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY - BRASS; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Similar to a drawknife, only smaller, with a 6 CM blade and a handle on each side - 2 brass knobs on top to adjust amount of wood shaved off.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WOODWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1905
End Date
1915
Period or Date Notes
CIRCA 1905:1915
Description
Similar to a drawknife, only smaller, with a 6 CM blade and a handle on each side - 2 brass knobs on top to adjust amount of wood shaved off.
History Of Use
THIS TOOL WAS USED IN 1926 MOSTLY USED BY COACH MARKERS. INFO FROM CARD ON FILE
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY - BRASS; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Width
3
Length
26
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.85.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Description
A black spike with rough, hewn marks and an offset head. The spike appears to have been homemade.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Start Date
1900
End Date
1920
Description
A black spike with rough, hewn marks and an offset head. The spike appears to have been homemade.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-WROUGHT;
Width
1.3
Length
3.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.27.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished o…
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Start Date
1914
End Date
1923
Period or Date Notes
Incorporated in 1903, it was built between 1906 - 1914 to provide the Grand Trunk Railway with western connections. The Grand Trunk went into receivership and in 1919 the federal government decided to aquire both the Grand Trunk at a price to be established by arbritation. In 1923 the operations of the Grand Trunk, Grank Trunk Pacific and the National Transcontinental merged with those of recently nationslized Canadian Northern Railway to form the ner Canadian national railways system. Source: The Canadian Encyclopedia
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished off with a narrow black band. 2012.66.1 b: An open ended box which holds the deck of cards and slips into the above case. 2012.66.1 c: The full deck of cards with the same picture on the front of the cards as on the slip case. On the back of each card is an oval photo of various areas the GTR would have gone through en route across Canada
History Of Use
Grand Trunk Pacific railway
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Height
2.1 cm
Width
6.7 cm
Length
9.3 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2012.66.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a) A camera with a black leatherette covering. When closed it is rectangular and when open the front folds down and a black bellows extends out. Printed on the front of the lense is "TB 100 25 5 2 1 KODAK AUTOMATIC PATENTED MAY 7, 1907 MADE BY EASTMAN KODAK CO. ROCHESTER N.Y. U.S.A. On the top of t…
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Title
No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak Model B4
Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1903
End Date
1915
Description
a) A camera with a black leatherette covering. When closed it is rectangular and when open the front folds down and a black bellows extends out. Printed on the front of the lense is "TB 100 25 5 2 1 KODAK AUTOMATIC PATENTED MAY 7, 1907 MADE BY EASTMAN KODAK CO. ROCHESTER N.Y. U.S.A. On the top of the camera is a leather strap that has "KODAK" printed on it. b) The removable back with list of US patents printed on the inside. c) A metal screw that holds the lens to the bellow track. d) A metal screw that holds the lens to the bellow track. e) A metal screw that holds the lens to the bellow track.
Height
a-b) 5
Width
a-b) 11.9
Length
a-b) 24
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
5
Accession No.
2013.24.14 a-e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
The object has a hard leather case with retrackable cloth tape. Leather case is brown and the stitching is starting to separate. There is a brass knob on the top which is secured by a brass screw which threads through from the bottom of the case. The tape has a 12.8 cm piece of 1.5cm wide leather s…
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Original Owner
Authur J. Campbell
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
England
Start Date
1909
End Date
1984
Period or Date Notes
Date reference from donor - about 75 years old in 1984
Description
The object has a hard leather case with retrackable cloth tape. Leather case is brown and the stitching is starting to separate. There is a brass knob on the top which is secured by a brass screw which threads through from the bottom of the case. The tape has a 12.8 cm piece of 1.5cm wide leather strap hand sewn onto the beginning of it and has a brass tab on the end. Fabric measure has some numbers visible but is quite worn. "Hockley - England - Abbey" is inscribe on the top. 66 Ft, No. 260 is stamped on top of brass knob.
Material
ANIMAL-LEATHER;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Height
1.5 cm
Diameter
12 cm
Circumference
38 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
66 Ft is marked on brass knob on case
Accession No.
1984.3.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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