Local History Collectable Items

Mr T. H. Prichard – Abertillery Chemist Stoneware Bottle.

Mr T. H. Prichard – Abertillery Chemist Stoneware Bottle. Mr T. H. Prichard opened his first chemist shop Medical Hall, Cwm Street, later called Somerset Street in Abertillery in 1892. He later opened branches at Ely, Cwmfelinfach, Merthyr, Blaina, Nantyglo and Church Street, Abertillery. This bottle is made of stoneware with a cork stopper top. Size 11″ x 5″ inches.  ... 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 »

A Section of the Cwmtillery Colliery Flight Rope

A Section of the Cwmtillery Colliery Flight Rope. This section of flight, aerial ropeway steel rope was found on-site at Cwmtillery Colliery. It is a half-lock coil, burden rope, this was the rope the flight buckets would travel upon while being pulled by the haulage rope.  The section of rope is 20″ inches in length by  1 and a 1/4″ ... Read More »

Abertillery – Ornamental Jug and Bowl Set

Abertillery Jug and Bowl Set. An ornamental jug and bowl set depicting a Welsh tea party with three ladies dressed in traditional outfits sat around a table with the print “Look You! A Welsh Tea Party at Abertillery”. Made by Carlton China, Stoke on Trent, England. Dated 1906 – 1920’s. Made from china. Size Jug 3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ ... Read More »

Gwent v New Zealand All Blacks 1972

Gwent versus New Zealand All Blacks. The Welfare Sports Ground Ebbw Vale. Date Tuesday 28th November 1972. Forty page rugby programme by the Monmouthshire County Rugby Football Club. An official programme original price ten-pence.  I have tried to decipher most of the players who signed the cover – Alun Pask; S. G. Skudder (Waikato); Glyn Turner (Ebbw Vale); Arthur Lewis; ... Read More »

Crumlin Viaduct – A Commemorative Three Piece Tea Set

Crumlin Viaduct – A Commemorative Three Piece Tea Set. This tea set comprises one cup, a saucer and a small tea plate. It has a transfer print of the Crumlin Viaduct one the front of the cup and on the tea plate.  Made from porcelain china. Size – Cup 3″ x 3″ inches. Saucer – 5″ inches. Plate 6″ inches. ... Read More »

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