NEW ADDITIONS

Mrs Margaret Thatcher – Spitting Image Bendy Hand Puppet

Mrs Margaret Thatcher – Spitting Image Bendy Hand Puppet. A 1984 Spitting Image Productions Ltd. Made from a Foam Rubber. There are four finger holes in the back of the head to aid movement and animation. Spitting Image Bendy’s are manufactured and distributed under license from Spitting Image Productions Ltd by Bendy Toys Ltd, Ashfield, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Size of ... Read More »

TURN TO STONE/MISTER KINGDOM…….BELGIUM

A Side……. Turn To Stone B Side……. Mister Kingdom Label/No……. United Artists 4C-006-60162 Pressed in ……. Belgium Notes……. The word “Stone” in the title on the record label is mis-spelt “Stonee“. The title on the cover is a different colour to the other issue. The Belgium pressings of Turn To Stone came with two different colour picture sleeves, the text ... Read More »

TURN TO STONE/MISTER KINGDOM…….BELGIUM

A Side……. Turn To Stone B Side……. Mister Kingdom Label/No……. United Artists 4C-006-60162 Pressed in ……. Belgium Notes……. The word “Stone” in the title on the record label is mis-spelt “Stonee“. The title on the cover is a different colour to the other issue. The Belgium pressings of Turn To Stone came with two different colour picture sleeves, the text ... Read More »

The History of Quoits in the Valley’s

The History of Quoits in the Valley. Quoits played at club level began in this valley in the late 1880’s. The game had been played as a hobby for many years but in 1889 the game of quoits was being seen as less of a pastime and more of a possible competitive sport, many towns and villages in the district ... Read More »

The Somerset Hotel – Abertillery

The Somerset Hotel – Abertillery. The Somerset Hotel was originally known as the Somerset House and was first featured on the 1861 census. It is believed that the original inn was constructed sometime in the late 1850’s. Somerset Street was the area from the Somerset House to High Street, from the Somerset House to Cwm Farm Road was known as ... Read More »

Smokers Pipe Case

Smokers Pipe Case. This smokers pipe case was made to safely contain one clay pipe, tobacco and matches. The front of the case is hinged to hold the pipe, the side compartment is hinged to hold the tobacco and the back has a small hinged lidded recess to keep the matches safe. Made from tin. Size 5″ x 2″ inches. ... Read More »

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