Local History Collectable Items

A Beer Barrel Bung Collar and a Beer Barrel Tap

Beer Barrel Hardware. A Beer Barrel Bung Collar and a Beer Barrel Tap. The Bung Collar. The bung collar is externally threaded and was screwed into a hole in the bilge at the side-middle of the beer barrel. It was used for access into the barrel for filling and cleaning. After a cleaning, the barrel would be re-filled and sealed ... Read More »

A Pair of Ladies Vintage Leather Boots

A Pair of Ladies Vintage Leather Boots. A pair of museum quality ladies vintage leather boots with waxed laces.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs with iron toe and heel plates.  Size 9″ x 3 1/4″ x 8″ inches. Shoe size ladies 2.  Read More »

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Hobnail Boots (C.W.S.) Co-operative Wholesale Society

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Hobnail Boots (C.W.S.) Co-operative Wholesale Society. A pair of museum quality child’s vintage leather hobnail boots with waxed laces. Made by Goliath Boot Manufacturers and distributed by the C.W.S. Co-operative Wholesale Society.  Dated circa 1930.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs and hobnails with ... Read More »

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Boots

A Pair of Children’s Vintage Leather Boots. A pair of museum quality child’s vintage leather boots with waxed laces.  Made from leather and iron. Black leather uppers with brown leather soles strengthened with iron studs with iron toe and heel plates.  Size 7″ x 3″ x 5″ inches. Shoe size, children’s 7.  Read More »

Sunday School Centenary Medallion – English Baptist Chapel Abertillery

Sunday School Centenary Medallion – English Baptist Chapel Abertillery. This medallion was given to commemorate the Baptist Sunday School Centenary 1780-1880. It is from the English Baptist Chapel, Abertillery.  Made from a white-metal alloy. Size of the display is 3″ x 2″ inches – The medal size is 1 and 1/2″ inches in diameter. (Information to come).  Read More »

Commemorative Mug and Plate – British School Abertillery

Commemorative Mug and Plate – British School Abertillery. This set consists of a plate and a mug to commemorate the British School, Abertillery and was issued at the time of its closure in 1987. Made from china. Size Mug 3 1/2″ x 4″ inches. Plate 7″ inches in diameter.  Read More »

The Pavilion Theatre – Handbill

The Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery Handbill. This is an original handbill advertising the shows at the Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery in the week starting Monday 25th November 1907.  The Pavilion Theatre opened on Monday 3rd June 1907,  it was reconstructed and reopened on Monday 6th March 1916. The Pavilion closed in the mid 1960’s and was demolished sometime in the early 1970’s.  ... Read More »

A Section of the Clyn Mawr Hotel Tree

A Section of the Clyn Mawr Hotel Tree. This is a cross-section of one of the branches of the tree that was situated at the southern side of the Clyn Mawr Hotel, the tree was getting too big and was cut down on Thursday 6th October 1983. Mr Harry Potter a regular at the Clyn Mawr acquired the section as ... Read More »

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