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    • Brass Name Plates

      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 New Year".
    • Cardboard Box from Pascall Chocolate Animals of London

      n.d.
      The box contained the chocolate elephant.
    • Ivory Victorian Day Planner

      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 included Sunday on the back cover. The front cover has a metal escutcheon engraved with the letter C and it closes with a metal latch. The front ivory cover is cracked down the middle and the front page is also cracked. R. Band has written on the “Monday” page that this belonged to Dr. Cleveland, this note is dated June 6, 2004. The “Tuesday” page has the title “Julia’s house” and gives the numbers of doors, lights, windows and water closets etc. within the house. On the back of the “Friday” page is the number 4784 and on the back of the Saturday page is the name and address of Dr. Mafarlan [?] of Pennsylvania.
    • Key for the Oak Chest

      n.d.
      The key is 4 1/2 cm long and is attached to a gold cord ending in a burnt orange tassel.
    • Mallard Duck Feathers

      n.d.
      These feathers are enclosed in an envelope which has "Sam D. Woodruff, Water Commissioner, City" written on the front.
    • Metal Bar - P. C. Band, Toronto, Ontario

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      Metal bar, 2 cm x 6 1/2 cm, with the words "P.C. Band, Toronto, Ontario" engraved on it.
    • Metal Button

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      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 Stamp - Lion

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      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 stem protruding from it.
    • Metal Stamp - Round with Amethyst

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      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

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      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.
    • Mother of Pearl and Amber Handle Interlocking Knife and Fork

      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.
    • Oak Chest

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      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 of the cabinet and one of these handles on each of the drawers. On the top of the cabinet there is an escutcheon engraved with “S.D. Woodruff Esq., St. Catharines, 157 Ontario”. The cabinet has a lock which is still functional and opens with a skeleton key which is part of this collection. The top 2 drawers have been lined with a piece of cardboard carefully cut to size and covered with brocade. There is some scratching on the top of the cabinet and one of the front doors is missing some of the wooden trim.
    • Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff's Pewter Hunting Flask

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      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

      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.
    • Silver Jubilee Hinged Tin from Cadbury

      1935
      A box commemorating King George V's silver jubilee in 1935.
    • Silver Pocket Knife

      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 printed on the blade.
    • Tin box "Waldmeister zur Bowle, Woodruff"

      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. Accompanying this box of woodruff is a handwritten recipe for woodruff brew, n.d.