Work-wear

Miners Knee Pads

Miners Knee Pads. Miners Knee Pads. Made from Rubber, Foam and with Buckled Leather straps. These pads are slightly earlier in date with the Leather straps. Read More »

N.C.B Leather Belt

N.C.B Leather Belt. N.C.B Leather Belt. Given out by the N.C.B. free from the stores. Issued in 1977. This was my belt from when I first started work at Rose Heyworth Colliery in 1977, it originally had the 2 small buckled straps for the Self Rescuer and Battery Lamp, though we would remove the straps as it was easier and ... Read More »

N.C.B Leather Belt

N.C.B Leather Belt. N.C.B Leather Belt. Given out by the N.C.B. free from the stores. This was the wider size with the intact small buckled straps for the self rescuer and battery lamp. Size 50″ x 3″ inches. Read More »

N.C.B. Laundry Bag & Pin – 1980s

N.C.B. Laundry Bag & Pin. N.C.B. Laundry Bag & Pin. Size 26″ x 16″ inches. In 1981 the National Coal Board issued all the workmen with a couple of sets of Orange coloured cotton material workwear. This workwear consisted of a Jacket, short sleeved Shirt and Trousers and a Grey Vest, or you could chose to have Orange overalls instead. ... Read More »

Miners Gloves

Miners Gloves. Miners Gloves. Made from Cotton and Rubber. These gloves came into the industry in the 1980’s to replace the thick Leather and Cotton gloves. The latter was more popular with the miners as of their ability to protect the hands whereas the new cotton and rubberised gloves were less effective in protection and not at all water resistant.  ... Read More »

Miners Workwear – Cotton Jacket N.C.B. Issue

Miners Workwear – Cotton Jacket N.C.B. Issue. An N.C.B. issue Orange Jacket. Made from heavy duty Cotton material with Metal popper fasteners. Issued by the N.C.B. in the early 1980’s  as part of their laundry scheme, there were two different sets of clothing issued – Orange Overalls, 3 pairs: or Orange Jacket, short sleeved Shirt and Trousers, 3 pairs of ... Read More »

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