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Noni, Swiss made pocket watch. Roman numeral dial, winding mechanism missing? Used in coal mines.
Ingersoll Ltd. London 'Triumph' pocket watch. Number dial, with outer metal case. Used in coal mines.
Metal bird cage. Formerly used at Silverdale Colliery to take canary underground as an early warning of build-up of toxic gases such as methane, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. Fake canary.
Iron key with heart or spade shaped terminal. Housed in a portable display case containing a selection of keys, circa 1350, a whistle and some tweezers.
A small glass bottle with a heart shaped glass stopper. Probably used for perfume, probably late 19th century or early 20th century.