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Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19693993000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
WOOD, STEEL, GLASS
No. Pieces
11
Height
209.5
Length
94.3
Width
79.0
Description
OAK BOOTH WITH 2 REMOVABLE WINDOWS. "213765" ON PLATE ON PHONE. "25", "10"AND "5" & "PUBLIC TELEPHONE NUMBER 236-9003 1. RING OPERATOR, LIFT RECEIVER. 2. GIVE OPERATOR DESIGNED NUMBER. 3. DEPOSIT DIME OR TWO NICKELS WHEN REEQUESTED NOW 10 CENTS AGT" ON PHONE. HOLE THROUGH ROOF OF BOOTH WHERE LIGHT WAS HOOKED UP.
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USED IN GRANUM, ALBERTA. USED INDOORS ONLY. BOOTH IS CONSTRUCTED IN PANELS THAT CAN BE READILY ASSEMBLED OR DISASSEMBLED FOR MOVING.
Catalogue Number
P19693993000
Acquisition Date
1969-05
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM, STEEL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19980039015
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
ALUMINUM, STEEL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
6
Length
17.2
Width
19.3
Description
STEEL HEADPIECE, PAINTED BLACK. TWO BANDS RUN ACROSS TOP OF HEAD, WITH SINGLE ROD ATTACHING THEM TO EARPIECE ON EACH SIDE. ALUMINUM CASING ON EARPIECES WITH BLACK BAKELITE CAPS OVER SPEAKER SURFACE. CASINGS ENGRAVED "CANNON-BALL DIXIE C.F. CANNON CO. SPRINGWATER, N.Y. U.S.A.". BLACK CLOTH-WRAPPED POWER CORD WITH SINGLE-PRONGED HEAD AT ONE END. ENGRAVED "VAXLEY" AND EMBOSSED "MADE IN U.S.A. I.C.A.". CORD MEASURES 122 CM; SPLIT NEAR HEADPIECE WITH ONE STRAND RUNNING TO EITHER EARPIECE. TWO STRANDS FURTHER SPLIT, WITH METALLIC ENDS CONNECTING CORD TO BOLTS ON EARPIECES. POWER CORD SLIGHLTY SOILED AND DISCOLORED.
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BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER. FOR HISTORY SEE P19980039001-GA/PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P19980039015
Acquisition Date
1999-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, NYLON, RUBBER, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19705436000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
PLASTIC, NYLON, RUBBER, STEEL
No. Pieces
2
Height
13.3
Diameter
5.7
Description
1. EARPIECE, EMBOSSED "RADIOCRAFT HI-POWER HEAD PHONES". EARPIECE IS DAMAGED ON REAR SURFACE. PLASTIC APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN MELTED OR CHEMICALLY ALTERED. INNER EARPIECE IS CRACKED. CORD ORIGINATES DIRECTLY FROM BOTTOM OF EARPIECE AND ENDS IN A TWO-PRONGED PLUG. 2. HEADBAND WITH ONE EARPIECE. EARPIECE HAS ON/OFF SWITCH ON BACK COVER. NYLON COVER SURROUNDS CORD ENDING IN TWO-PRONG PLUG. ONE PRONG LARGER THAN OTHER.
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*UPDATE* IN 2019 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING A RAZOR DONATED BY C. N. FRASER. RESEARCH USING THE GALT ARCHIVES AND THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARCHIVAL DATABASE FOUND THAT THE DONOR WAS CARL N. FRASER. ACCORDING TO HIS OBITUARY PUBLISHED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON MAY 3, 1991, FRASER WAS BORN IN BARRIE, ONTARIO IN 1906. HE ARRIVED IN LETHBRIDGE IN 1909 WHERE HE RECEIVED HIS EDUCATION. THE OBITUARY STATES, "CARL WAS EMPLOYED WITH THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE UNTIL RETIREMENT IN 1971." HE LOST HIS FIRST WIFE, FREDA MAY "QUEENIE" FRASER (NEE SHORTO), IN 1943. A LETHBRIDGE HERALD NEWS ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON OCTOBER 26, 1943 DESCRIBES THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF HER DEATH. THE COUPLE HAS THREE CHILDREN, ROBERT "BOB" BOYD, NEILSON "NEIL" MCGREGOR, AND MURIEL JEAN GOIAN. FRASER'S SECOND WIFE WAS NAMED SARAH "SADIE" FRASER. CARL N. FRASER PASSED AWAY IN ON MAY 1, 1991 AT THE AGE OF 84 YEARS. INFORMATION ABOUT THE FAMILY WAS LEARNED FROM THE DONOR'S DAUGHTER, MURIEL GOIAN, DURING THE 2012 COLLECTIONS SURVEY OF MILITARY ARTIFACTS. FOR THAT INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19672486000. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19672476000 FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES REFERENCED ABOVE AND CLIPPINGS FROM THE ARCHIVAL RESEARCH.
Catalogue Number
P19705436000
Acquisition Date
1970-03
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
STERLING AUDIOVOX
Date Range From
1923
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINIUM, METAL
Catalogue Number
P19900022002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
STERLING AUDIOVOX
Date Range From
1923
Date Range To
1930
Date
1923
Materials
ALUMINIUM, METAL
No. Pieces
2
Diameter
36
Description
REMOTE AMPLIFIER & SPEAKER HORN. "STERLING AUDIOVOX" HORN HIGHLY DECORATIVE DESIGN SPADE MOTIVE IN GOLD & BLACK. AMPLIFIER PORTION HAS TERMINALS FOR WIRE CONNECTION & RECEPTACLE FOR HORN. TOP OF AMPLIFIER IS BROKEN, BUT COMPLETE. HORN MARKED "STERLING AUDIOVOX". SURFACE SCRATCHES & DENTS. AMPLIFIER MARKED "STERLING LOUD SPEAKER R1284 A STERLING TELEPHONE & ELECTRIC CO. LTD. 210 TOTTENHAM COURT RD., LONDON, W.1.". AROUND DIAL ON THE TOP IS "A WAY FROM DIAPHRAM" AND "DIAPHRAGM". BASE IS CRACKED ACROSS ITS TOP.
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DONOR ACQUIRED NEW IN SASKATCHEWAN, BEEN IN THE FAMILY SINCE NEW.
Catalogue Number
P19900022002
Acquisition Date
1990-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
RAILROAD - GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19780129000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RAILROAD - GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
1
Height
10.2
Length
30.5
Width
12.7
Description
TELEGRAPH TEST KEY FOR GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RAILROAD. RECTANGULAR WOOD BASE. "LEGLESS KEY 2-A WUTEL CO." (ENGRAVED ON BRASS NEAR SOUNDER). "FOOTE, PIERSON" (ENGRAVED ON HANDLE NEAR SOUNDER). "J.H. BUNNELL & CO. NEW YORK, U.S.A." (ENGRAVED ON STEEL BAR). TELEGRAPH IS SCREWED INTO WOODEN BASE. WIRE CONNECTS SOUNDER TO REST OF TELEGRAPH. WIRES ARE RED, WHITE AND COPPER; SOME COVERED IN CLOTH.
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GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC PREDECESSOR OF CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILROAD. EARLY MODEL OF KEY, USED ACROSS CANADA. REFER TO FILE FOR HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19780129000
Acquisition Date
1978-04
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
BOY SCOUTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BAKELITE, WOOD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19970107058
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BOY SCOUTS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
BAKELITE, WOOD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
2
Height
6.5
7.0
Length
15
18.0
Width
7.6
7.4
Description
2 PIECE TELEGRAPH KEY AND SPEAKER. TELEGRAPH KEY IS BLACK METAL, WITH A BLACK PLASTIC HANDLE, AND IS MOUNTED ON A SHELLACED RECTANGULAR PIECE OF WOOD. ITEM IS ATTACHED TO SECOND PIECE WITH ONE OFF-WHITE WIRE. SPEAKER IS A RECTANGULAR BLACK BAKELITE BOX, WITH A SMALL LIGHT BULB IN THE TOP LEFT HAND CORNER, NEXT TO A BLACK SWITCH ON THE RIGHT. BELOW THE SPEAKER ITEM IS MARKED "HEATHKIT CODE OSCILLATOR MODEL CO-1", "HEATH COMPANY - BENTON HARBOR, MICH. A SUBSIDIARY OF DAYSTROM, INC.". KEY IS MARKED IN WHITE "CJB26003A", AND BOTTOM IS COVERED IN BEIGE FELT. BOTH PIECES ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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ACCORDING TO DONOR ITEMS WERE USED TO HELP BOY SCOUTS LEARN MORSE-CODE. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON DEVELOPED A BIOGRAPHY OF AB CHERVINSKI, THE DONOR OF THIS OBJECT, WITH INFORMATION FROM LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES FROM 1982, 1989, AND 2011. ADAM ABRAHAM 'AB" CHERVINSKI WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 24, 1920 IN LETHBRIDGE. AS A TEENAGER HE WORKED AS A MESSENGER BOY FOR THE CPR TELEGRAPH OFFICE. CHERVINSKI BRIEFLY LIVED IN ONTARIO DURING HIS SERVICE WITH THE AIR FORCE, BUT RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE WORKED FOR ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES FOR 37 YEARS. HE WAS A LIFELONG COLLECTOR OF ANTIQUES, AVID LOCAL HISTORIAN, AND HEAVILY INVOLVED IN MUSICAL THEATRE. AB CHERVINSKI DIED ON JUNE 2, 2011. SEE PERMANENT FILE P19970107001-GA FOR HARDCOPIES OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ABOUT CHERVINSKI. *UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED AN ARTIFACT SURVEY, WHICH INCLUDED A NUMBER OF ARTIFACTS DONATED BY ADAM ABRAHAM CHERVINSKI. EXTENSIVE RESEARCH CONDUCTED TO LOCATE THE DONOR'S LIVING NEXT-OF-KIN WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.
Catalogue Number
P19970107058
Acquisition Date
1997-10
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, IRON
Catalogue Number
P19880012026
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
STEEL, IRON
No. Pieces
1
Length
35.6
Width
7.7
Description
"INSTANTANEOUS RECORDER TYPE 72-A SER. NO. 1116" PLATED ON BASE. RCA DISC CUTTING LATHE. MOUNTED TO CUT DISC VERTICALLY. CUTTING PIECE MOUNTED ON THREADED ROD.
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THIS DISC CUTTING LATHE WAS DONATED TO THE GALT MUSEUM BY LETHBRIDGE BROADCASTING LTD., THE ASSOCIATION THAT AT ONE TIME OWNED LETHBRIDGE'S FIRST RADIO STATION, CJOC. IT WAS USED BY CJOC DURING THE 1930S, AND WAS THE FIRST CUTTING LATHE OWNED BY THE STATION. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON DEVELOPED THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF CJOC RADIO WITH INFORMATION FROM GALT ARCHIVES RECORD 20081033000. CJOC WAS THE FIRST RADIO STATION TO BROADCAST FROM LETHBRIDGE, AND ONE OF THE EARLIEST IN CANADA. THE STATION BEGAN OFFICIAL BROADCASTS ON JANUARY 9, 1924. A RADIO BROADCASTING LICENSE WAS GRANTED IN APRIL 1926 & ISSUED WITH THE CALL LETTERS CJOC. THE LICENSE OFFICE ASSIGNED "CJ", WHILE THE STATION CO-FOUNDER, JOHN ENDER "JOCK" PALMER, CHOSE THE "OC" IN REFERENCE TO HIS NICKNAME. THE STATION BEGAN BROADCASTING SPORADICALLY FROM PALMER'S MOTHER'S HOUSE. PALMER TOOK TWO PARTNERS, HAROLD ROBERSTON CARSON AND WILLIAM WALTER GRANT, INTO HIS BROADCASTING VENTURE, AND GRANT BUILT A 50 WATT RADIO TRANSMITTER. SOON THE STATION EXPANDED, MOVING TO THE BASEMENT OF THE HULL BLOCK, AND IN 1928 TO THE PENTHOUSE OF THE NEWLY CONSTRUCTED MARQUIS HOTEL. ON AUGUST 13, 1928 JOCK PALMER AND WILLIAM GRANT SOLD THEIR INTERESTS IN CJOC TO CARSON FOR $100 AND $150 RESPECTIVELY. GRANT AND PALMER MOVED TO CALGARY, WHERE GRANT FOUNDED THE CFCN STATION AND BUILT RADIO EQUIPMENT, AND PALMER CONTINUED TO PURSUE HIS AVIATION INTERESTS. ON NOVEMBER 26, 1928 HAROLD R. CARSON, W.J. MILLICAN AND G.H. MILLICAN SIGNED A MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION CREATING LETHBRIDGE BROADCASTING LIMITED. IN 1933, CJOC ANNOUNCER HENRY VINEY AND TECHNICIAN BOB BUSS DID ONE OF THE FIRST REMOTE HOCKEY BROADCASTS IN CANADA. MR. VINEY DESCRIBED THE PLAY-BY-PLAY OVER A ONE-WAY TELEPHONE LINE FROM VEGREVILLE WHILE MR. BUSS REMAINED IN THE STUDIO AT LETHBRIDGE. IN THE FALL OF 1936 CJOC BEGAN “THE RADIO SCHOOL OF THE AIR”, THE FIRST SUCH PROGRAM OF ITS KIND IN CANADA. CREATED AS AN AID FOR TEACHERS IN CLASSROOMS THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN ALBERTA, THE PROGRAM FEATURED ‘PORTS OF CALL’ ON MONDAYS, “HEALTH HINTS AND HISTORY OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE HELPED MANKIND’ ON TUESDAYS, ‘MOTHER GOOSE’ STORIES ON WEDNESDAYS, ‘DRAMA’ PRODUCED BY AGNES DAVIDSON ON THURSDAYS, AND SING-SONG SESSIONS ON FRIDAYS. IN 1948 CJOC MOVED OUT OF THE MARQUIS HOTEL TO 1015 3 AVE. SOUTH. THE STATION WON THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS ‘AM STATION OF THE YEAR’ AWARD TWICE: FIRST IN 1952 AS CJOC LED A CAMPAIGN TO RAISE MONEY FOR A BOY SCOUT HALL IN LETHBRIDGE, AND AGAIN IN 1967 FOR THE STATIONS’ EXTRAORDINARY PUBLIC SERVICE DURING AN INTENSE WINTER BLIZZARD. CJOC BECAME THE COMMUNICATION HUB OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA DURING THE CRISIS, RELAYING MESSAGES BY RADIO AND KEEPING THE PUBLIC INFORMED OF DEVELOPMENTS. ON JANUARY 19, 2000 THE CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CRTC) APPROVED AN APPLICATION BY ROGERS BROADCASTING LIMITED TO REPLACE CJOC WITH A NEW ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FM STATION. THE NEW STATION WOULD REPLACE CJOC'S COUNTRY MUSIC FORMAT WITH AN ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FORMAT. CONDITIONS OF CRTC APPROVAL WERE THAT CJOC AND THE NEW STATION COULD BROADCAST SIMULTANEOUSLY FOR UP TO THREE MONTHS, AT WHICH TIME ROGERS WOULD SURRENDER THE BROADCAST LICENSE OF CJOC. CFRV 107.7 FM (THE RIVER) WAS LAUNCHED, AND LATER IN 2000 CJOC WENT OFF THE AIR. IN 2007 THE CALL LETTERS CJOC WERE ASSIGNED TO A NEW RADIO STATION IN LETHBRIDGE, 102.1 FM.
Catalogue Number
P19880012026
Acquisition Date
1989-02
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1928
Date Range To
1935
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, METAL
Catalogue Number
P19890040001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1928
Date Range To
1935
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
24.7
Length
59.5
Width
36.4
Description
VICTOR RADIO RECEIVER, WOOD CABINET. S.N. 1703. AC POWER. FACE: ON/OFF TOGGLE, 3 DIALS "VOLUME, TUNER, CLARIFIER" & AM SCALE. DESIGNED FOR A REMOTE SPEAKER. TOP LIFTS FOR ACCESS TO 8 TUBES. ALL TUBES INTACT. LABEL UNDERSIDE OF TOP "FROM HEINTZMAN & CO LIMITED CALGARY" MANUFACTURERS PLATE: "HIS MASTER'S VOICE LIMITED" & LOGO OF DOG LISTENING TO SPEAKER HORN. SOME WATER STAINS TO CASE, TL & TC. RADIO NOT FUNCTIONING. CLOTH CORDS.
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DONOR'S PARENTS PURCHASED NEW WHILE FATHER WORKING IN COALHURST MINE. ACQUIRED ABOUT 1930. RADIO WAS FOCUS FOR FAMILY & VISITORS. REMOTE SPEAKER WAS CONSIDERED A SPECIAL FEATURE. DONOR WISHES SISTER THELMA STARIE LISTED ALSO.
Catalogue Number
P19890040001
Acquisition Date
1989-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
MARCONIPHONE
Date Range From
1923
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19900022001
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MARCONIPHONE
Date Range From
1923
Date Range To
1930
Date
1923
Materials
WOOD, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
3
Height
31.4
Length
60.6
Width
27.6
Description
RADIO RECIEVER & INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS. TOP IS HINGED FOR ACCESS TO TUBES. BATTERY OPERATED. "MARCONIPHONE VIII" & 5 CONTROLS ON FACE INCLUDING: TUNER, VOLUME, FILAMENT CONTROL, & 2 FINE TUNING CONTROLS. ON/OFF SWITCH L.L BASE, L.R. BASE A JACK OUTLET. CABINET IN GENERALLY GOOD CONDITION, CRAZING ON TOP OF LID. INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS INCLUDE WIRING & OPERATION INFORMATION. LABEL ON BACK OF RADIO WITH "MCLAGAN" "GRAND MASTER FURNITURE". VARNISH SHOWS WEAR AT FRONT BOTTOM. HINGES RUSTED ON OUTSIDE; SLIGHTLY ON INSIDE. ONE ADDITIONAL ARM BRACKET/HINGE ON INSIDE RIGHT CORNER. LID: WOOD IS LIFTING ON RIGHT CORNER. WARPING OF SAME CORNER CAUSES CORNER NOT TO CLOSE COMPLETELY. WATER MARKS ON TOP.
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DONOR ACQUIRED NEW IN SASKATCHEWAN, BEEN IN FAMILY SINCE NEW.
Catalogue Number
P19900022001
Acquisition Date
1990-05
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1938
Date Range To
1938
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
OAK, GLASS, BRASS, RAYON, STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19739486000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1938
Date Range To
1938
Materials
OAK, GLASS, BRASS, RAYON, STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
31.1
Length
58.4
Width
28.0
Description
SERIAL # 345 DECAL ON BACK WITH CREST "C.E.S.A.....STANDARD POWER OPERATED RAD..." NAMEPLATE ON BACK "MODEL G-71 VOLTS 105/12 WATTS 80 CYCLES 80 MADE IN CANADA SERIAL NO. 345" CANADIAN GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. LIMITED..." PAPER LABEL INSIDE, WITH DIAGRAM, WARRANTY, AND PATENTS. "1938" MARKED IN FELT ON BACK. 6 NUMBERED PLUGS ON BACK. "129809" STAMPED ABOVE PLUGS. CLOTH CORD AND WIRE FROM BACK; SPEAKER IN FRONT. PLASTIC TRIM AROUND FACE & BUTTONS. FACE HAS LINES AND WHEAT PATTERN. 6 PLASTIC BUTTONS LABELLED "KSL, CBK, CFCN, KNX, KOA, KFL".
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"GENERAL GE ELECTRIC" ON FRONT.
Catalogue Number
P19739486000
Acquisition Date
1970-05
Collection
Museum
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