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Description
Half a propeller from the B-36 bomber. Green in colour with a yellow tip. It has a vary large dent in the centre. Bolted into a mount with wheels. The maker mark reads: "Electric Propellers" and "CONSTANT SPEED".
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MECHANICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Half a propeller from the B-36 bomber. Green in colour with a yellow tip. It has a vary large dent in the centre. Bolted into a mount with wheels. The maker mark reads: "Electric Propellers" and "CONSTANT SPEED".
History Of Use
Dropped off anonomously at night to the Terrace Airport for the Cadets. Donated to the BV Museum by Commanding Officer Florence Braam.
Height
289
Width
100
Length
62
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions include mount
Accession No.
2012.58.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a: Small bottle. Has 4 ounces measuring ability marked into the side of the bottle. On the other side marks out 114 cubic centimetres. Has squarish build with rectangular corners. Missing lid. b: Pink advertizing slip on the inside. See inscriptions.
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Title
Curity Sure Grip
Manufacturer
The Kendall Co./ Can/ Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
a: Small bottle. Has 4 ounces measuring ability marked into the side of the bottle. On the other side marks out 114 cubic centimetres. Has squarish build with rectangular corners. Missing lid. b: Pink advertizing slip on the inside. See inscriptions.
Inscriptions
On part b: 4 Oz / Curity* / Sure Grip Bottle / *Trade Mark
On the bottom of the bottle the following has been inscribed: The Kendall Co./ Can/ Ltd.
Height
11.5
Width
5
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured from the base on all accounts.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2016.5.12 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Rockhound backpack with a metal frame and a dark green canvas bag attached. The metal frame has remnants of green paint, most of which has chipped away. The backpack is composed of two main pockets, a larger and smaller one, as well as straps on the bottom with which to fasten additional objects. T…
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Other Names
Bag
Knapsack
Manufacturer Notes
Rockhound
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rockhound backpack with a metal frame and a dark green canvas bag attached. The metal frame has remnants of green paint, most of which has chipped away. The backpack is composed of two main pockets, a larger and smaller one, as well as straps on the bottom with which to fasten additional objects. Two thin leather cords can be threaded through eyelets on the backpack flap to fasten the bag shut.
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2012.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barb…
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Title
DuraPouch Treeplanting Bag
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.Durapouch, according to trademarkia.com a Trademark registration company, was filed as a trademark by Interior Tent & Awning Ltd. in Kamloops, BC on Friday, May 31, 1974. On September 14, 1990 the trademark cancelled because it was not renewed.
Height
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Approximate distance from bottom of bag to lip of bag.
Accession No.
2017.126.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Description
Barrel is an open container with twelve vertical assorted sized wooden slats bound by two metal collars, one on bottom and one on top with two separated sections of wire binding around belly of barrel. Wire binding is secured by small metal pins. Visible holes and cracks throughout. Barrel is grey…
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Barrel is an open container with twelve vertical assorted sized wooden slats bound by two metal collars, one on bottom and one on top with two separated sections of wire binding around belly of barrel. Wire binding is secured by small metal pins. Visible holes and cracks throughout. Barrel is greyish in color and stained. Bottom of barrel has four fitted wooden slats forming round shape secured by one wooden slat running the opposite direction and nailed to out diameter of barrel.
History Of Use
Barrel used as container for miscellaneous purposes. Appears to be homemade.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Height
46.5
Diameter
Top: 25.5 Base: 25.5
Circumference
91.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.84.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
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Title
Wooden Fruit Basket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
Accession No.
2018.46.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
History Of Use
The basket was made in Northern Ontario by Ojibwa Indians.
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.0098.0021
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A small square cedar bark basket.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A small square cedar bark basket.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
5
Width
9
Length
11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.51.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
A tall brown glass bottle with 'BC BREWERIES LTD VANCOUVER B.C.'. The bottom of the bottle is flat with the number '6' or '9' or 'g' in the center.
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Title
B.C. Breweries Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A tall brown glass bottle with 'BC BREWERIES LTD VANCOUVER B.C.'. The bottom of the bottle is flat with the number '6' or '9' or 'g' in the center.
Narrative
In 1870 the East and Midwest had the shape of the beer bottle standardized, and a wired on cork closure was used. By 1890 the West, too, had embossed bottles, which came in pint and quart sizes.
Material
GLASS
Height
29
Width
7.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1982.27.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
A brown long neck bottle with 'Labatt's Pilsner' label that is glued to it. The label is blue, gold, white and black. There's also a smaller label around the neck of the bottle that reads 'Enjoy the Pilsen flavor, LUCK LAGER BREWERIES LTD. NEW WESTMININSTER AND VICTORIA, B.C. CONTENTS 12 FLU-- …
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Title
Labatt's Pilsener
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A brown long neck bottle with 'Labatt's Pilsner' label that is glued to it. The label is blue, gold, white and black. There's also a smaller label around the neck of the bottle that reads 'Enjoy the Pilsen flavor, LUCK LAGER BREWERIES LTD. NEW WESTMININSTER AND VICTORIA, B.C. CONTENTS 12 FLU-- TRADE MARK 2'. The writing is in blue, red, and black. On the bottom of the bottle it reads 'MADE IN 2377 W.S. CANADA'. There are 3 designs also on the bottom of the bottle.
Narrative
In 1870 the East and Midwest had the shape of the beer bottle standardized, and a wired on cork closure was used. By 1890 the West, too, had embossed bottles, which came in pint and quart sizes.
Material
GLASS
Height
23
Width
5.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1982.27.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Brown glass, BC Brewing Ltd (Vancouver)
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Title
B.C. Breweries Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Brown glass, BC Brewing Ltd (Vancouver)
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.24
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Bolt has a rounded head with threads extending 6.5cm up the bottom.
Other Names
RAILWAY TIE BOLT
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Bolt has a rounded head with threads extending 6.5cm up the bottom.
History Of Use
These four railway tie bolts were used on the C.N.R. for connecting rails together.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Length
17
Diameter
Top: 4
Circumference
9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1995.0080.0001.1-4
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
GLASS
Description
A dark green glass bottle 21cm high which tapers from a wider bottom to a narrow neck. There is a ridge 4cm down from the lip. The bottle lip is made for a cork. The bottom of the bottle is 2 cm thick wiith an oriental symbol embossed on the bottom. Small bubbles in the glass indicate it is a handb…
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Title
Wing's Cafe Bottle
Original Owner
Wing's Cafe, Smithers BC
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A dark green glass bottle 21cm high which tapers from a wider bottom to a narrow neck. There is a ridge 4cm down from the lip. The bottle lip is made for a cork. The bottom of the bottle is 2 cm thick wiith an oriental symbol embossed on the bottom. Small bubbles in the glass indicate it is a handblown bottle.
History Of Use
This was likely used in Wing's Cafe Wing's Cafe was a Chinese restaurant, roughly where the Nora building is located today (2017) (3726 Alfred Avenue. Smithers Chronicles places Wing's in the parking lot area. Wing's Cafe existed from the early 1900s to 1966 when it was torn down. Ron Toews, part-owner of the Nora Building and donor of the bottle, said that this bottle and many others were discovered during the construction of the Nora Building foundations in 1980. The Nora Building was opened in 1981.
Material
GLASS
Height
24 cm
Circumference
21 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
circumference taken at bottom of bottle
Accession No.
2017.93.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Aqua blue bottle with bubbles in the glass. Neck of the bottle is uneven, and leans slightly to one side. There is a seam line running up one side from the base to the bottom of the lip. "AB V 9" is stamped on the bottom of the base.
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Title
Beer Bottle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Aqua blue bottle with bubbles in the glass. Neck of the bottle is uneven, and leans slightly to one side. There is a seam line running up one side from the base to the bottom of the lip. "AB V 9" is stamped on the bottom of the base.
Material
GLASS
Inscriptions
AB
V 9
Accession No.
1982.27.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with rounded side edges. Cylindrical neck with a flared lip. "UD CO 18".
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rectangular brown glass bottle with rounded side edges. Cylindrical neck with a flared lip. "UD CO 18".
History Of Use
A piece of tape stuck to the bottle indicates it may be an "Owen" bottle, possibly referring to the Owen bottle manufacturing company.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.27
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Tall clear bottle with green tint. Turned bottle with slight irregularities in neck. Circular lines running around the body, no seams. Tall neck.
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Title
Liquor Bottle
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Tall clear bottle with green tint. Turned bottle with slight irregularities in neck. Circular lines running around the body, no seams. Tall neck.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.32
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Originally described in accession record as a "chemist" bottle. Small rectangular bottle with two corner indentations on the front. The bottle is stamped "WYETH / 844" on the bottm. The lip of the bottle is as wide as the neck.
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Title
Chemist Bottle
Manufacturer
John Wyeth & Brother
Manufacturer Notes
Wyeth was a pharmaceutical company purchased by Pfizer in 2009. The company was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1860 as John Wyeth and Brother. It was later known as American Home Products before being renamed to Wyeth in 2002. In 1883, Wyeth opened its first international facility in Montreal, Canada, and began vaccine production (Source: Wikipedia)
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Start Date
1860
Description
Originally described in accession record as a "chemist" bottle. Small rectangular bottle with two corner indentations on the front. The bottle is stamped "WYETH / 844" on the bottm. The lip of the bottle is as wide as the neck.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.35
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Clear, round short bottle with a wide mouth and short neck. Two rims around top and bottom of body. Bottle was originally listed under "Lotion, Medication and Ointment" bottles in the accession list, but use is unknown. No markings.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Clear, round short bottle with a wide mouth and short neck. Two rims around top and bottom of body. Bottle was originally listed under "Lotion, Medication and Ointment" bottles in the accession list, but use is unknown. No markings.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.36
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS;
Description
Looks like a small dairy (milk) bottle. It is a very light aqua color with a wide mouth. Bottom is misshapen - one side is thicker than the other. Two seams to the base of the lip.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Looks like a small dairy (milk) bottle. It is a very light aqua color with a wide mouth. Bottom is misshapen - one side is thicker than the other. Two seams to the base of the lip.
Narrative
BOOK: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles By Nancy Pratt Berkow Reference file: BOTTLES
History Of Use
The milk bottle, like the Mason jar, is a newcomer to the bottle-collecting scene. Both appeared in the mid-nineteenth century, but the milk bottle wasn't popularly in use until the 1880s.
Material
GLASS;
Accession No.
1982.27.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC; GLASS;
Description
A) Small, square, clear glass bottle with brown plastic screw-top lid; bottom of bottle impressed with '7', and inverted triangle and '82'. B) Brown plastic screw-on lid.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A) Small, square, clear glass bottle with brown plastic screw-top lid; bottom of bottle impressed with '7', and inverted triangle and '82'. B) Brown plastic screw-on lid.
Narrative
BOOK: The Award Guide to Collecting Bottles by Nancy Pratt Berkow, pg. 70 Reference files: BOTTLES
History Of Use
The medicine bottles so eagerly collected today are the results of the all-time great American hoax-the patent medicine fraud. Sellers of patent medicines included vendors, medicine men, and quak doctors. The substances were typically neither patented nor medicinal.
Material
PLASTIC; GLASS;
Height
8
Width
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.7.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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