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35mm Camera

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Description
Spotmatic Asahi Pentex camera. A lens is screwed on to the front of the camera. Three dials for adustments on top and a hole with threads to attach it to a tripod or another surface on the bottom. Silver and Black. Two hooks to attach a strap to the Camera.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Spotmatic Asahi Pentex camera. A lens is screwed on to the front of the camera. Three dials for adustments on top and a hole with threads to attach it to a tripod or another surface on the bottom. Silver and Black. Two hooks to attach a strap to the Camera.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
8
Width
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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35mm Camera

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Description
Spotmatic Asahi Pentex camera with a black carrying strap. Camera has a removable lens attached and three dials on the top for adustment. Black and Silver.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Spotmatic Asahi Pentex camera with a black carrying strap. Camera has a removable lens attached and three dials on the top for adustment. Black and Silver.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
8
Width
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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35 mm Camera

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Description
Spotmatic Soligor camera with a cap covering the opening with threads for a lens to be attached. The camera has some scratches on it and a rubbed off sticker mark. It has three adustble dials and a spot on the bottom to open for the battery. A hole with threads on the bottom to attach it to a tripo…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Spotmatic Soligor camera with a cap covering the opening with threads for a lens to be attached. The camera has some scratches on it and a rubbed off sticker mark. It has three adustble dials and a spot on the bottom to open for the battery. A hole with threads on the bottom to attach it to a tripod or another surface.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
8
Width
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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35mm Camera and Case

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Description
a) Brown leather case for Yashica camera. Leather is worn around the edges. Bottom piece of the case has a screw to attach the camera onto it. case is lined with red velvet. b)Yashica K1030968 (Japan) camera. Two dials on the top of the camera for adustments. Removable lens attached. Black and Silv…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
a) Brown leather case for Yashica camera. Leather is worn around the edges. Bottom piece of the case has a screw to attach the camera onto it. case is lined with red velvet. b)Yashica K1030968 (Japan) camera. Two dials on the top of the camera for adustments. Removable lens attached. Black and Silver.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
10
Width
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Address Book

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Description
Brown plastic address book. On the top is a slider that makes the book open to a specific section. Book is opened by pushing down the button along the bottom. Index cards inside detail former BV Museum contacts
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Brown plastic address book. On the top is a slider that makes the book open to a specific section. Book is opened by pushing down the button along the bottom. Index cards inside detail former BV Museum contacts
Narrative
This item was retained both as an example of an address book (which are becoming obsolete with the use of cell phones) and because of its relationship to the history of the Museum (past Museum contacts)
Accession No.
2018.18.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Calculator

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Material
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
PAPER;
Description
A red Chadwick Magic Brain Calculator. Ideal for Businessmen, Salesmen, Housewives, Accountant, Students.. Add, Subtract & Multiply up to 99,999,999. Paper instructions are enclosed and is in the original packaging.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MECHANICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
A red Chadwick Magic Brain Calculator. Ideal for Businessmen, Salesmen, Housewives, Accountant, Students.. Add, Subtract & Multiply up to 99,999,999. Paper instructions are enclosed and is in the original packaging.
History Of Use
Estate of Vernon and Evelyn Glass
Material
PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
PAPER;
Width
7.5 cm
Length
14.5 cm
Depth
.9 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2010.30.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera

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Description
Made of black and silver plastic. It is a small camera, with a spot for the flash on the top. It has an orange shutter button. It is a drop-loader.
Title
Argus Pocket Carefree 110
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Made of black and silver plastic. It is a small camera, with a spot for the flash on the top. It has an orange shutter button. It is a drop-loader.
Height
5.5
Width
2.7
Length
12
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.24.99
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera

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Description
35 mm camera with a built in flash and three dials on the top for adustment. Removable lens attached to the front of the Camera. This camera came out of a black camera bag (2009.29.1). Removed from bag and put into Box 72. Black camera should be on same shelf as this camera.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
35 mm camera with a built in flash and three dials on the top for adustment. Removable lens attached to the front of the Camera. This camera came out of a black camera bag (2009.29.1). Removed from bag and put into Box 72. Black camera should be on same shelf as this camera.
Height
8
Width
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.29.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera and Accessories

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Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
PLASTIC;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
Description
a) Pentax camera made of black and silver plastic. It has a range of customization options typical of the time. There is a detachable lens with a lens cap. It has a removeable hinged back. It has a window in the back, in there right now there is a cardboard pice that says "Fujicolor 200 speed film"…
Title
Pentax Camera
Manufacturer
Asahi Opt. Co.
Original Owner
Sandy Watson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Start Date
1970
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
Approximate dates
Description
a) Pentax camera made of black and silver plastic. It has a range of customization options typical of the time. There is a detachable lens with a lens cap. It has a removeable hinged back. It has a window in the back, in there right now there is a cardboard pice that says "Fujicolor 200 speed film". It is battery operated. Carved into the bottom of the camera is "ALEXANDER F. WATSON BC DRIV ERS NO. 2961072" b) The black removable lens. c) A black plastic lens cap with "PENTAX" printed on the front. d) Vivitar 2500 Flash is made of black plastic. It also has a range of customization options, and a hinged flash head that allows for various angles, as well as an extendable head. (roughly 15 cm x 6.25 cm in size) e) Original Vivitar flash cardboard box is white on the front and back, and then black on the sides. It has white, black, and red writing with a black picture of the flash on the front. f) Hanimex F/4.5 80-200 mm lens made of black plastic. g) A black plastic lens cap with "HANIMEX" printed on the front. h) A black screw on cap for where the lens attaches to the camera. Printed on the front is "ASAHI OPT. CO. JAPAN". i) Lens case is made of soft black leather with a green felt interior, and a hard bottom. It has a drawstring close. j) Original Hanimex lens cardboard box has two colours: the top half and a bit is white, and the bottom part is green. It has red and black writing, with a black picture of the lens on all corners. k) Pentax Lenses and Accessories is a guide that features various Pentax products l) Vivitar 2500 owner's manual.
Narrative
Originally owned by the son of Frank Watson, who owned "Watson's General Store".
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
PLASTIC;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
Height
a) 8.2 b) 3 d) 15 e) 16.5 f) 13.5 i) 18.7 j) 21.2
Width
a) 4.7 d) 4 e) 7.5 j) 10 k) 10.4 j) 8
Length
a) 13 d) 7 e) 8.5 j) 10 k) 15 j) 15.2
Diameter
b) 6 c) 5.3 f) 6.3 g) 6.3 h) 5.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
12
Accession No.
2013.28.1 a-l
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera Bag

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Description
Large standing black camera case, with a silver metal buckle to fasten. Inside is lined with red felt and has several inserts meant to be used to seperate the camera gear. Camera (2009.29.2) and Flash (2009.29.3) came out of this Camera bag but were moved to Box 72. They should all be on the same s…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Large standing black camera case, with a silver metal buckle to fasten. Inside is lined with red felt and has several inserts meant to be used to seperate the camera gear. Camera (2009.29.2) and Flash (2009.29.3) came out of this Camera bag but were moved to Box 72. They should all be on the same shelf.
Height
20
Width
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.29.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera case and supplies

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Description
a)Brown leather standing camera case. Leather is worn where the case folds. Small leather strap for carrying. A single snap to fasten. b) Small brown case for lens. Leather is clean and smooth, the case is fastened with a little metal buckle and lined with more leather on the inside. c) Agfa Colour…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
United States
Description
a)Brown leather standing camera case. Leather is worn where the case folds. Small leather strap for carrying. A single snap to fasten. b) Small brown case for lens. Leather is clean and smooth, the case is fastened with a little metal buckle and lined with more leather on the inside. c) Agfa Colour Telinear Lens. Threads on one end to attach to a camera. d) Clear plastic Agfa flash case e) Agfa flash, small silver. Can be opened and exposes a small lens f) Lens in clear plastic case g) Lens in clear plasic case h) Ednalit lens, can be unscrewed into two pieces.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
12
Width
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurements of camera case.
Accession No.
2009.17.7 a-h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera Lens

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Description
Soligor Lense, small, black. Black caps on either end protecting the lenses and glass. Threads on both ends to attach to a camera.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Soligor Lense, small, black. Black caps on either end protecting the lenses and glass. Threads on both ends to attach to a camera.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
3
Diameter
5.5
Circumference
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera Lens

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Description
Small lense with no glass or name. Black and Silver
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Small lense with no glass or name. Black and Silver
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Height
6
Diameter
5
Circumference
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.17.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera lens and case

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Description
a) Circular black leather case for lense. leather is worn away on the edges and is closed with one snap. The inside is lined with dark green velvet. b) Super-Takumar lense with threads on one end to attach to a camera. Grips built into outside of the lense to help twist to make adjustments.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
a) Circular black leather case for lense. leather is worn away on the edges and is closed with one snap. The inside is lined with dark green velvet. b) Super-Takumar lense with threads on one end to attach to a camera. Grips built into outside of the lense to help twist to make adjustments.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Length
7
Diameter
5
Circumference
18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurements for the actual camera lense.
Accession No.
2009.17.13 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Camera Lens and Case

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Description
a) Black leather case for lense. The leather is worn and sratched. A single snap closes the case and the inside is lined with dark green velvet for the lens` protection. b) Asahi Pentax Lense (long) with a lens cap for the front and threads on the other end to be attached to a camera. hand grip bui…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
a) Black leather case for lense. The leather is worn and sratched. A single snap closes the case and the inside is lined with dark green velvet for the lens` protection. b) Asahi Pentax Lense (long) with a lens cap for the front and threads on the other end to be attached to a camera. hand grip built in on the outside of the lens to help twist the lens to adjust.
History Of Use
Cameras and equipment from donor's private collection.
Length
14
Diameter
6
Circumference
20
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurements are for the camera lens.
Accession No.
2009.17.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Capacitor for Photo Flash

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Description
Yellow capacitor with black writing, and red plus-signs around one end.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Yellow capacitor with black writing, and red plus-signs around one end.
Inscriptions
Chiyoda Kogaku Seiko K.K.
Length
3.25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.24.106
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Eight-Track player

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Material
Plastic
Metal
Description
TR-882 8-track player by Realistic. Brown 'wood'-patterned with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Brand Name
Realistic
Manufacturer
Realistic
Other Names
8-Track player
8-Track stereo
Eight-Track stereo
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Start Date
[1960s]
End Date
[1980s]
Period or Date Notes
The 8-track tape was popular in the United States from the mid-1960s until the early 1980s.
Description
TR-882 8-track player by Realistic. Brown 'wood'-patterned with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Material
Plastic
Metal
Height
9.5
Width
21.5
Length
33.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.45.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Ice Cube Crusher

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Description
Metal Ice cube crusher. Hand held, looks like garlic press. Nine metal teeth.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
FOOD PROCESSING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Metal Ice cube crusher. Hand held, looks like garlic press. Nine metal teeth.
Height
4.5
Width
5.5
Length
17.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Both width and height taken at fat end where crushing occurs.
Accession No.
2012.27.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Model Boat

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Description
Grey wood model boat, with red trim painted on. Hand-made and hand-painted. British flag hanging out of the end of the boat.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Grey wood model boat, with red trim painted on. Hand-made and hand-painted. British flag hanging out of the end of the boat.
Height
4
Width
3
Length
15
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.60.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Mother's Needle Threader

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER;
Description
2004.10.1 a: A metal "Mother's Needle Threader" with blue text explaining how to use it, Made in Japan marked on it. 2004.10.1 b: A paper folder "Mothers Needle Threader", threads needles easily and quickly. Folder has a picture of a lady sitting in a rocking chair on the front.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
TEXTILEWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
2004.10.1 a: A metal "Mother's Needle Threader" with blue text explaining how to use it, Made in Japan marked on it. 2004.10.1 b: A paper folder "Mothers Needle Threader", threads needles easily and quickly. Folder has a picture of a lady sitting in a rocking chair on the front.
History Of Use
found May 2004 by J.Y. during an office clean up. No donor Info.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2004.10.1 a-b
Type of Record
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