Mining Items

The Marine Colliery Pithead Baths – Opening Ceremonial Plaque

The Marine Colliery Pithead Baths – Opening Ceremonial Plaque. The original opening ceremonial Pithead Baths Plaque. Made from a copper alloy with white lettering inlay. Size of the plaque is 18″ x 24″ inches. Size with the mount is 24″ x 30″ inches. Weight of the plaque is 9kgs, with mount it is 13.7kgs. The Official Opening. On Saturday 4th ... Read More »

Singleton’s Snuff Tin

Singleton’s Snuff Tin. A Singleton’s Super-Menthol snuff tin. Manufactured by Singleton & Cole Ltd of Birmingham and Branches. Pat No – 591424.  This Singleton’s Snuff tin is from the same maker although it has slightly different embossing on the top and bottom of the tin compared to the other snuff tin by the same manufacturer, although it still has the ... Read More »

Daw Mill Colliery Strike Badge 1984-1985

Daw Mill Colliery Strike Badge 1984-1985. A very rare strike badge from the Daw Mill Colliery, Arley, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The closure of Daw Mill Colliery was announced in March 2013 and it was said to have been the last remaining colliery in the West Midlands. Pin-back type design. Size of the badge – 19mm x 20mm.  Read More »

Abernant Colliery – Open Day Booklet

Abernant Colliery – Open Day Booklet. This booklet has 4 pages of information on what is on view at the open day at the colliery on Saturday October 12th 1974. Size 5″ x 7 1/2″ inches. Read More »

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