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Gwent v New Zealand All Blacks 1972

Gwent versus New Zealand All Blacks. The Welfare Sports Ground Ebbw Vale. Date Tuesday 28th November 1972. Forty page rugby programme by the Monmouthshire County Rugby Football Club. An official programme original price ten-pence.  I have tried to decipher most of the players who signed the cover – Alun Pask; S. G. Skudder (Waikato); Glyn Turner (Ebbw Vale); Arthur Lewis; ... Read More »

SHINE A LITTLE LOVE/JUNGLE…….SOUTH AFRICA

A Side……. Shine A Little Love B Side……. Jungle Label/No……. CBS SSC-1863 Pressed in ……. South Africa Notes……. This is the only known South African single record by the Electric Light Orchestra to have a picture cover. The CBS logo and number of the record is on the back cover (top right) and the word Interpak is printed (bottom right). ... Read More »

A Ringrose Firedamp Alarm

A Ringrose Firedamp Alarm. This Ringrose Firedamp Alarm was made by I.G.D. Ltd the International Gas Detectors Limited of Leeds, England. Made from aluminium, glass, iron and brass. Size 10″ x 4″ x 4″ inches. Dated to the 1960’s 1970’s?   These aluminium Ringrose Firedamp Alarms were later produced with a metal casing and also a plastic casing, the plastic ... Read More »

The Remploy Factory – Abertillery

Remploy. Remploy was established in 1945 under the terms of the Disabled Persons Act of 1944, it is an organisation owned by the Department of Works and Pensions in the United Kingdom and provides employment and employment placement services for disabled people. Abertillery Remploy. On Friday 21st September 1945 the South Wales Gazette reported – The first meeting of the ... Read More »

The Electric Light Orchestra – December 1974

The Electric Light Orchestra 1974. Concert photograph. December 1974. Original image. Size 8″ x 10″. Typed onto the front of the image is the following – Rolling Stone Profile…. December 7th, 8th 1974. Rock’s first star cellist Hugh McDowall, Mike Edwards (in a top hat) and Mik Kaminski. Mid tune at the Cow Palace.  Not long after this image was ... Read More »

A Ringrose Firedamp Alarm

A Ringrose Firedamp Alarm. This Ringrose Firedamp Alarm was made by I.G.D. Ltd the International Gas Detectors Limited of Leeds, England. Made from metal, glass, iron and copper. Size 9 1/2″ x 3″ x 3″ inches. Dated to the 1970’s-1980’s?   These metal Ringrose Firedamp Alarms were later produced with a plastic casing and also made slightly larger. Read More »

Stigmaria Fossil

Stigmaria Fossil. This Stigmaria is a form genus for tree roots coal forest Lycopod trees such as Sigillaria and Lepidodendron. The trees grew to 30 metres in height, 1 metre thick and flourished in hot and swampy forests. Size 12″ x 3″ x 2″ inches. The Carboniferous Period – 354 million years to 290 million years ago. Read More »

Stigmaria Fossil

Stigmaria Fossil. This Stigmaria is a form genus for tree roots coal forest Lycopod trees such as Sigillaria and Lepidodendron. The trees grew to 30 metres in height and 1 metre thick and flourished in hot and swampy forests. Size 12″ x 4″ x 3″ inches. The Carboniferous Period – 354 million years to 290 million years ago. Read More »

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