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Items from music, television and the home from the 1950s and 1960s

1950s/60s (Colchester)

A variety of memories from music, television, the home and more

Our boxes have an assortment of objects and memorabilia and make a wonderful conversation starter.

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Colchester Castle

This loan box contains:

  • Peter Dimmocks BBC Sportsview
  • Black bag containing red purse containing coins, replicas of notes and a party invitation
  • Radio Fun Annual 1960
  • Iron
  • Rag rug maker
  • Orange gloves
  • Black and white gloves
  • Wallet with pin containing two ration books
  • Box of buttons in tobacco tin
  • Scarf
  • Green patterned dress
  • Blue dress
  • 100 of 1960’s hits CD
  • Darning mushroom
  • Rand clothes brush
  • LP the English Rose by Kenneth McKellar
  • Men’s book of Stitchcraft
  • Brown hat
  • Black hat
  • Tea strainer
  • Aristoc Grosvenor seamfree stocking
  • Pink corset
  • Players tobacco tin with rizlas and rollers
  • Pocket binoculars
  • Pins and needles no 57
  • Wife and home
  • Illustrated coronation special
  • Life magazine
  • TV mirror annual 1956
  • Wuthering Heights Programme 1966
  • Picturegoer 1958
  • Congratulations sheet music – Eurovision 1968
  • Daily Mirror – July 22nd 1969
  • Daily Sketch – July 21st 1969
  • The Practical patterns
  • Simplicity 7889 men’s pattern
  • Simplicity 5337 child’s pattern
  • Butterick 555 lady’s pattern
  • Women’s Outlook – 17th July 1954
  • Women’s Weekly designs for double knitting
  • Men’s knitwear pattern
  • Boys lavenda’s pattern
  • Stitchcraft 1969
  • Plain White flour bag- Co-operative Society
  • Sirdar sunshine series 112
  • Patons 9060 women’s jumper
  • Icing set
  • Evening News – November 1969
  • Daily Express – 3rd June 1953
  • Peg O’ My Heart 1966 programme
  • Anchor cotton
  • Chadwicks wool and nylon thread
  • Wt & Knox’s Linen Thread
  • Cufflinks
  • Daily Express – 8th February 1952
  • J and P coats black thread
  • Bag of mixed thread including two reels
  • Ronson lighter
  • Bracelet
  • X1 cue card
  • Peter Dimmocks BBC Sportsview
  • Black bag containing red purse containing coins, replicas of notes and a party invitation
  • Radio Fun Annual 1960
  • Iron
  • Rag rug maker
  • Orange gloves
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  • Black and white gloves
  • Wallet with pin containing two ration books
  • Box of buttons in tobacco tin
  • Scarf
  • Green patterned dress
  • Blue dress
  • 100 of 1960’s hits CD
  • Darning mushroom
  • Rand clothes brush
  • LP the English Rose by Kenneth McKellar
  • Men’s book of Stitchcraft
  • Brown hat
  • Black hat
  • Tea strainer
  • Aristoc Grosvenor seamfree stocking
  • Pink corset
  • Players tobacco tin with rizlas and rollers
  • Pocket binoculars
  • Pins and needles no 57
  • Wife and home
  • Illustrated coronation special
  • Life magazine
  • TV mirror annual 1956
  • Wuthering Heights Programme 1966
  • Picturegoer 1958
  • Congratulations sheet music – Eurovision 1968
  • Daily Mirror – July 22nd 1969
  • Daily Sketch – July 21st 1969
  • The Practical patterns
  • Simplicity 7889 men’s pattern
  • Simplicity 5337 child’s pattern
  • Butterick 555 lady’s pattern
  • Women’s Outlook – 17th July 1954
  • Women’s Weekly designs for double knitting
  • Men’s knitwear pattern
  • Boys lavenda’s pattern
  • Stitchcraft 1969
  • Plain White flour bag- Co-operative Society
  • Sirdar sunshine series 112
  • Patons 9060 women’s jumper
  • Icing set
  • Evening News – November 1969
  • Daily Express – 3rd June 1953
  • Peg O’ My Heart 1966 programme
  • Anchor cotton
  • Chadwicks wool and nylon thread
  • Wt & Knox’s Linen Thread
  • Cufflinks
  • Daily Express – 8th February 1952
  • J and P coats black thread
  • Bag of mixed thread including two reels
  • Ronson lighter
  • Bracelet
  • X1 cue card

 

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