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  • Tin box "Waldmeister zur Bowle, Woodruff" 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Tin box with the title “Waldmeister zur Bowle, Woodruff” on it, 10 cm x 16 cm. The box is from Julius Schade and Co., German Army and Navy Contractors, Leipzig-Lindenau, Germany. This box contains dried woodruff leaves. ...
  • Oak Chest 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Oak chest measuring 36 cm in height 45 cm in width and 32 cm in depth. The cabinet contains 5 graduating drawers and it closes with 2 hinged doors, each bearing an arch. There are recessed brass handles on the 2 sides ...
  • Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff's Pewter Hunting Flask 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    This is a 16 cm x 8 cm 19th century pewter flask which has 3 pieces including the flask, the screw-on cap and a cover/drinking cup. There is a W inscribed within the cap. This is well-worn and dented.
  • Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff's Pewter Match Box 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    This pewter hinged flip-top box is 9 cm x 7 cm and has a 2 cm depth. It contains lit and unlit matches. It is worn and slightly dented.
  • Ivory Victorian Day Planner 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The planner has an ivory cover and 6 celluloid pages which fan out. The days of the week were stamped on each page, except Sunday. In this case, the days of the week are faded away and someone has rewritten them and ...
  • Silver Pocket Knife 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    A silver pocket knife with the initials W.K.C. [William Knapp Cleveland]. The knife measures 15 cm in length when opened and 8 1/2 cm in length when closed. There is no silver mark on the knife, but the word "coin" is ...
  • Metal Button 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Metal button 2 cm in diameter showing the crest of the right arm holding the honeysuckle (Woodruff crest). The button is inscribed in the inside. It has the number 50 on it and it says "N. R. Hayward, Long Acre, London, W. C."
  • Metal Bar - P. C. Band, Toronto, Ontario 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Metal bar, 2 cm x 6 1/2 cm, with the words "P.C. Band, Toronto, Ontario" engraved on it.
  • Metal Stamp - Round with Amethyst 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Round metal stamp which is 2 cm in diameter. The metal forms a cup above the seal which holds an amethyst piece. The amethyst is broken off and cracked.
  • Metal Stamp - Woodruff Coat of Arms 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Square metal stamp, 2 1/2 cm x 6 1/2 cm, with the words "P.C. Band, Toronto, Ontario" engraved on it. The bar is 1 cm thick.
  • Metal Stamp - Lion 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Round stamp 2 cm in diameter. This has the image of a lion within a crown holding a flower. The inscription underneath is "sans changer" which means constant or without change. The stamp is 1 cm thick and it has a 1 cm ...
  • Brass Name Plates 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    Two engraved brass plates. The first plate is engraved with "Mr. and Mrs. Percy Carruthers Band, Hewlett, Long Island". The second plate is engraved with "Mr. and Mrs. Percy C. Band send best wishes for Christmas and the ...
  • Key for the Oak Chest 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The key is 4 1/2 cm long and is attached to a gold cord ending in a burnt orange tassel.
  • Silver Jubilee Hinged Tin from Cadbury 

    Unknown author (1935)
    A box commemorating King George V's silver jubilee in 1935.
  • Cardboard Box from Pascall Chocolate Animals of London 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The box contained the chocolate elephant.
  • Mother of Pearl and Amber Handle Interlocking Knife and Fork 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    The blade on the knife is printed "Balboa". The knife and fork fit into eachother. There is some rust on the blade and marks on the handle. The knife and fork each measure 18cm. When they are joined they measure 19cm.
  • Mallard Duck Feathers 

    Unknown author (n.d.)
    These feathers are enclosed in an envelope which has "Sam D. Woodruff, Water Commissioner, City" written on the front.

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