Mining Items

N.C.B. Toilet Roll

N.C.B. Toilet Roll. N.C.B. Toilet Roll manufactured for the National Coal Board to be used in their colliery Pit Head Baths. Made from thin Brown Paper. Size 4 1/2″ x 3″ inches. The roll has been scored in a zig-zag pattern along its width for tearing at every 6″ inches and the words “National Coal Board” is printed with Black ... Read More »

Colliery Lock-Out Key – Lock Out Box

Colliery Lock-Out Key – Lock Out Box. Colliery Lock-Out Key – Lock Out Box. Made by Stedfast Electrical Controls Ltd. Type S-2. Made from Cast Iron, Plastic and Brass. Size 8″ x 5″ x 5″ inches. Date 1970s. Commonly known as Lock-Out Boxes. These Lock-Out Boxes were bolted to the framework of conveyor belts (about fifty yards apart) and Panzer ... Read More »

Panzer Chain Scraper Links

Panzer Chain Scraper Links. Panzer Chain Scraper Links. Made from Iron. Size 4″ x 3″ x 1″ inches.  These Links were used to hold the Scraper Bars to the chain on the Pans of the Panzer Chain Scraper. The Chain Scrapers were used to convey the coal and stone from the Coal Face and also used to remove the waste ... Read More »

Colliery Lock-Out Key

Colliery Lock-Out Key. Colliery Lock-Out Key. Made by the Communication & Control Engineering Company. Model PK-190s. Made from Metal, Plastic and Rubber. Size 10″ x 5″ x 3″ inches. Date 1980s. These Lock-Out Boxes were connected with each other by long lengths of wire and cable and bolted to the framework of conveyor belts at intervals of approximately 50 yards. ... Read More »

Colliery Tannoy – D.A.C.

Colliery Tannoy – D.A.C. Colliery Tannoy – D.A.C. Armoured Colliery Tannoy. Stedfast Electrical Controls Ltd. Hucknall, Nottingham, England. Model SA-1. Made from Iron, Rubber and Brass. Size 10″ X 7″ X 6″ inches. Date 1970s-1980s. These Tannoys were located at all major transfer points, headings and coal faces etc and used for communication between such places and the surface Control ... Read More »

A Huwood Mining Blast Pick

A Huwood Mining Blast Pick. A Huwood Mining Blast Pick. Made from Iron. Size 18″ inches long. This small blast pick was made by “Huwood”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit. Read More »

A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick

A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick. A Little Giant Mining (Type 1) Blast Pick.. Made from Iron. Size 20″ inches long. This small blast pick named “Little Giant”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit (which ... Read More »

A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick

A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick. A Little Giant Mining (Type 2) Blast Pick. Made from Iron. Size 19″ inches long. This small blast pick named “Little Giant”. These picks were powered by compressed air and were known as “Punchy Picks” perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? The bottom collar will unscrew to insert the pick bit (which ... Read More »

Punchy Pick Bits

Punchy Pick Bits. Punchy Pick Bits. Three Punchy Pick Bits. One Flat end bit.  One 4 Pointed tapered bit.  One 4 Pointed snub bit.  Made from Iron. Size 18″ x 1″ inches 16″ x 1″ inches 16″ x 1″ inches. The shoulder is 3″ inches down from the top of each Bit to stop it from falling out of the machine after inserting it ... Read More »

Huwood Oil Bottles

Huwood Oil Bottles. Huwood Oil Bottles. Size 4″ x 2″inches. These were produced by Huwood to lubricate their blast picks, they are made from plastic and Brass. Read More »

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