Miscellaneous

Negretti & Zambra Mining Borehole Thermometer

Negretti & Zambra Mining Borehole Thermometer. This instrument is what is believed to be a mining borehole thermometer. The glass mercury filled thermometer tube is encased in a cut-away brass tube with a screw top and suspension hanger. The bottom of the brass tube is pierced around the area where the mercury reservoir sits.    Made from brass and glass. ... Read More »

Millendreath Miners Holiday Village

Millendreath Holiday Village. This booklet was published in January 1965 to advertise the proposed Millendreath Miners Holiday Village that was intended to be constructed in a small valley two miles east of Looe in Cornwall. It is a 16 page booklet, size 7″ x 5″ inches, full of information and photographs of the village and it states the following – ... Read More »

N.C.B. Tarring Brush

N.C.B. Tarring Brush. This brush used for tarring was made by Briton for the National Coal Board and stamped N.C.B. Made from wood and bristle. The bristles are wound with copper wire to hold them in place.  Size 15″ x 5″ inches and stamped 10 ounces. Read More »

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