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Side A record 1……. Lonely People – America Side A record 2……. Sweet Surrender – John Denver Side B record 3……. Can’t Get It Out Of My Head – The Electric Light Orchestra Side B record 4……. Look In My Eyes Pretty Woman – Tony Orlando and Dawn. Label/No ……. Royal Sound TKR-255 Pressed in ……. Thailand. Notes ……. Read More »


Side A record 1……. Sky High – Jigsaw Side A record 2……. She – Southcote Side B record 3……. Spanish Hustle – The Fatback Band Side B record 4……. Evil Woman – The Electric Light Orchestra Label/No ……. 4 Super Hits – Polydor 2229-187 Pressed in ……. Brazil. Notes ……. Read More »

A Batch of Abertillery School Sports Medals – 1932 and 1933

A Batch of Abertillery School Sports Medals. Abertillery Schools Sports medals. Issued to the competitors from the elementary and central schools of Abertillery at the first annual schools sports in 1932 and the second annual school sports in 1933. Made from bronze and inlaid with blue coloured enamel. Size 1″ inch. The First Annual School Sports. On Tuesday 28th June ... Read More »

The Newport Abercarn Black Vein Steam Coal Company Limited – A Letter of Confirmation of Share Certificate

The Newport Abercarn Black Vein Steam Coal Company Limited – A Letter of Conformation of Share Certificate. This letter of confirmation of a share certificate was given by the secretary of the company Mr J. E. Clark to gentleman (illegible) on the 20th January 1875. It is five shares in the company which at this time each share was £10 ... Read More »

A Steel Coal Wedge

A Steel Coal Wedge. A steel wedge made by Hardypick Ltd, Sheffield, England. This wedge is a No.397 and is 2lb in weight. There were seven different sizes of this wedge made by Hardypick – 1lb, 1 1/2lb, 2lb, 2 1/2lb, 3lb, 3 1/2lb and a 4lb version. Made from steel. Size 8″ x 1 1/2″ x 1″ inch. Weight ... Read More »


ALBUM……. ELO. Label/No……. Harvest SHVL-797. Pressed in……. Denmark. SIDE 1 10538 Overture. Look At Me Now. Nellie Takes Her Bow. The Battle Of Marston Moor (July 2nd 1644). SIDE 2 First Movement (Jumping Biz). Mr Radio. Manhattan Rumble (49th Street Massacre). Queen Of The Hours. Whisper In The Night. Notes……. This album was pressed in Denmark, it has a British ... Read More »

A Miners Pry Bar

A Miners Pry Bar. This type of miners pry bar had many uses from levering coal and rocks from the coal face and headings to moving and aligning machinery etc. The majority of these bars were made from old rock boring drill rods though this example is a purpose made pry bar made from strengthened 1″ and a 1/4″ inch ... Read More »

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