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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, PLASTIC, STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19693765000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1925
Materials
BRASS, PLASTIC, STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Height
24.5
Length
24.5
Width
15.3
Description
ON FRONT "MARCONIPHONE II L.F. AMPLIFIER". LABELLED TERMINALS BENEATH. PARTIALLY PAINTED BLACK. WHITE ADHESIVE TAPE AROUND CASE. CIRCULAR METAL SCREEN INLAID IN FRONT OF ARTIFACT. DIAL WITH BRASS POINTER WITH "FILAMENT" PRINTED BENEATH. TRAP DOOR ON TOP; NAMEPLATE INSIDE WITH THE MARCONI WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO OF CANADA LIMITED MONTREAL. "PATENTED 1918-1923". SERIAL # 1924 TYPE #M2.
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REFER TO ATTACHED HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19693765000
Acquisition Date
1969-04
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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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
WESTINGHOUSE BATTERYLESS
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
OAK, STEEL, ELECTRICAL CORD
Catalogue Number
P19739493000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WESTINGHOUSE BATTERYLESS
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
OAK, STEEL, ELECTRICAL CORD
No. Pieces
1
Height
25.4
Length
75.0
Width
24.1
Description
PATENTED 1917 - 1924 "WESTINGHOUSE BATTERYLESS RECEIVER COMPACT MODEL" ON FRONT. USES A TUNED RADIO FREQUENCY CIRCUIT (TRF) FOLLOWED BY A REGENERATIVE DECTECTOR & A STAGE OF AF AMP. FULL WOODEN CASE, HINGED LID AT TOP. FRONT DISPLAYS 2 WOODEN KNOBS AND METAL SWITCH. SMALL BULB AT TOP OF FRONT BRASS PLATE. INSIDE HAS LABEL MARKED "S.M.S. RADIO CABINETS DUCO." IN ADDITION TO MANUFACTURER'S WESTINGHOUSE PLATE. INSULATED CORD AT REAR. HAS BEEN REPAIRED; SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
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THE MAIN ADVERTISING FEATURE OF THIS RADIO WAS THAT IT DIDN'T NEED COSTLY BATTERIES. IT IS ONE OF FORERUNNERS OF COMPACT HOUSE RECIEVERS. DONATED TO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE MUSEUM ON JANUARY 29 1965, THE RADIO CABINET HAS BEEN REPAIRED FOLLOWING WATER DAMAGE WHILE STORED IN ELECTRONICS SHOP OF THE LCI.
Catalogue Number
P19739493000
Acquisition Date
1970-03
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1933
Date Range To
1939
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC, NYLON FABRIC
Catalogue Number
P19860042001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1933
Date Range To
1939
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC, NYLON FABRIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
20.5
Length
34.0
Width
18.0
Description
MODEL 216T. PAT 1931 & 1933. "PHILCO" ATTACHED TAG "PHILCO WORLD'S LARGEST MANUFACTURER PRESENTS A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT OF QUALITY PHILCO 216T". FABRIC SPEAKER GRILL TORN. SINGLE SPEAKER, WOOD CASE. PAINTED-GLASS FREQUENCY DISPLAY. TWO KNOBS ON FRONT; ONE AT SIDE. RUBBER INSULATION ON WIRES IS CRACKING.
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"MADE IN CANADA PHILCO PRODUCTS LTD. TORONTO. CANADA 19-0057." DONOR'S GRANDFATHER HOMESTEADED IN BURDETT AREA IN 1910, WHERE DONOR BORN & RAISED. RADIO & BATTERY PURCHASED IN 1930'S. A 15 FT. POLE WAS ATTACHED TO ROOF OF FAMILY HOME & A SECOND POLE IN GROUND ABOUT 25 YDS. FROM HOUSE, COPPER WIRE WAS RUN FROM POLE ON HOUSE, THEN TO POLE IN GROUND TO CREATE SIGNAL ANTENNA. THE ALIGNMENT WAS EAST-WEST TO OBTAIN BEST POSSIBLE SIGNALS FROM LETHBRIDGE & CALGARY. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS, SOME OF WHICH WERE DONATED BY JAMES BURNESS. ACCORDING TO HIS LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARY, THE DONOR, "JAMES (JIM) NICOL BURNESS OF LETHBRIDGE, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2005 AT THE AGE OF 86. JIM, THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF ANN BURNESS (NEE YANOTA), WAS BORN MAY 11, 1918 IN LETHBRIDGE. A DESCENDANT OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA PIONEERS, JIM GREW UP AND RECEIVED HIS EDUCATION IN BURDETT, ALBERTA AND AT THE AGE OF 24 ENLISTED IN THE CANADIAN ARMY, WHERE HE SERVED PROUDLY AS A STRETCHER-BEARER WITH THE INFANTRY IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN OF WORLD WAR TWO. AFTER THE WAR HE WORKED IN CONSTRUCTION FOR TEN YEARS IN BANFF AND LETHBRIDGE. IN 1949 HE MARRIED ANN YANOTA OF BLAIRMORE AND THEY SETTLED IN LETHBRIDGE. THEY BUILT THEIR OWN HOME, ONE IN WHICH THEY LIVED FOR OVER 50 YEARS. JIM COMPLETED A 24-YEAR CAREER WITH THE POST OFFICE, HELPING REVITALIZE THE POSTAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION... HE WAS A MEMBER OF ROTARY, KINSMEN, SHRINERS, SCOTTISH RITE, AND THE LETHBRIDGE GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB."
Catalogue Number
P19860042001
Acquisition Date
1985-01
Collection
Museum
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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19860064000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1919
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
3
Height
22.5
Length
61.5
Width
15.5
Description
.1 RADIO RECEIVER. WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE. 2 PCES. 2 METAL PLATES SCREWED ONTO BACK.(1) "5 AMPS" "100 VOLTS" "60 CYCLES" "STYLE NO. 57524" "SERIAL NO. 84571"(2) "10 AMPS" "200 VOLTS" "60 CYCLES" "CANADIAN SEAL" "STYLE NO. 46765" "SERIAL NO. 42781". FOIL STICKER "THE SQUARE DANCE POST 833 STAFFORD DRIVE LETHBRIDGE ALTA. 327-3988 SQUARE DANCE SPECIALTIES". WOOD CABINET, 3 FLIP-TOP LIDS, ONE DOESN'T OPEN. FRONT IS BAKELITE PANELS SCREWED ONTO WOOD, 40 BAKELITE KNOBS. MEANT TO BE USED WITH CRYSTALS AND HEADPHONES. PATENTED 1919 NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED "PATENTED 1918 1919" "W.W. GRANT RADIO LTD. CALGARY-CANADA." .2 HEADPHONES. 39.4 CM CIRCUM. (HEADPHONE TO HEADPHONE) CORD 132 CM LTH. METAL, BAKELITE, COVERED CORD. ENGRAVED ON METAL SECTION ON HEADPHONE "CANNON-BALL MASTER C.F. CANNON CO. SPRINGWATER, N.Y U.S.A.."
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RADIO RECEIVER BUILT BY W.W. GRANT IN CALGARY. ONE OF THE FIRST RADIOS IN LETHBRIDGE. SAT IN FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICE AND WAS WIRED TO ALL ROOMS IN NO. 1 FIREHALL SO FIREMEN COULD PLUG IN HEADPHONES AND LISTEN TO BROADCASTS IN ANY PART OF THE STATION.
Catalogue Number
P19860064000
Acquisition Date
1985-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
P19880009002-GA
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, WIRE
Catalogue Number
P19880009001
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
P19880009002-GA
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1945
Materials
WOOD, GLASS, WIRE
No. Pieces
1
Height
92.3
Length
63.8
Width
27.8
Description
SER. NO. 0413. "RCA VICTOR GLOBETROTTER SUPER-HETRODYNE MODEL A364" BAND RADIO, INTERNAL COIL AERIAL. 4 CONTROLS, ON/OFF VOLUME TUNER, BAND SELECTOR. TONE CONTROL ON LEFT SIDE. RADIO IS IN WORKING ORDER.
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RCA VICTOR COMPANY LTD. PROTECTED BY CANADIAN PATENTS ISSUED 1916-1932. DONOR PURCHASED USED, ABOUT 1970. STATES RADIO IS FROM ABOUT 1940. *UPDATE* IN 2010 NICOLE HEMBROFF, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT, CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF PALLET RACKING. SHE WAS UNABLE TO FIND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR DONOR OR NEXT OF KIN.
Catalogue Number
P19880009001
Acquisition Date
1988-02
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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Other Name
RADIO/8 TRACK PLAYER
Date Range From
1965
Date Range To
1975
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC, METAL
Catalogue Number
P19910004004
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RADIO/8 TRACK PLAYER
Date Range From
1965
Date Range To
1975
Materials
PLASTIC, METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
24
Length
31.3
Width
9.1
Description
PLASTIC CASE & PARTS EXCEPT STEEL AERIAL. CONTROLS TOP & RT SIDE, FOR TONE, VOLUME, TUNING, MODE SELECTION AM/FM OR TAPE PLAY. ALSO INCLUDES SELECTOR FOR TRACK TO BE PLAYED (TAPE) & JACKS FOR MICROPHONE OR EARPHONE (FACE). INCLUDES CARRYING STRAP. OPERATES ON AC OR DC POWER. MISSING COVER FOR BATTERY COMPARTMENT. IN WORKING CONDITION.
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DONOR ACQUIRED RADIO ABOUT 1970. "GENERAL ELECTRIC 8 TRACK PROGRAM POWER SOUND" 8 TRACK TAPE PLAYER SYSTEMS 1ST MARKETED IN 1960'S WERE OBSOLETE BY THE LATE 1970'S. NAME 8 TRACK REFERS TO TAPE WITH 4 TRACKS ON EACH SIDE. TAPE WAS CONTAINED ON A SINGLE WHEEL INSIDE A PLASTIC CASE OR CARTRIDGE.
Catalogue Number
P19910004004
Acquisition Date
91-09
Collection
Museum
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