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Green and yellow toy cars and an alarm clock

Timeline

Clocks, phones, photos and laundry

Investigate how technology has changed during the 20th century and test out some gadgets and gizmos that were cutting edge.

Detailed object notes and student worksheets accompany all loan boxes.

Two Week Hire

£20.00

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This loan box contains:

  • Bayard Cream metal alarm clock
  • Westclock electric alarm clock
  • Laser projector alarm clock
  • Kodak junior in original box
  • Polaroid land camera
  • Fujifilm digital camera
  • Dial phone

 

  • Pushbutton phone
  • Binatona cordless phone
  • Louis Max and co clockwork racing car
  • Scalextric Ford G.T racing car
  • Radion remote control car
  • 12 x laminated A4 photographs of objects
  • Length of washing line 

  • 6 x traditional pegs
  • 6 x wooden pegs
  • 6 x modern plastic pegs
  • 1 x set of 12 6″ x 4″ laminated part of object photographs
  • 3 x laminated photographs for marking eras.

 

  • Bayard Cream metal alarm clock
  • Westclock electric alarm clock
  • Laser projector alarm clock
  • Kodak junior in original box
  • Polaroid land camera

 

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  • Fujifilm digital camera
  • Dial phone
  • Pushbutton phone
  • Binatona cordless phone
  • Louis Max and co clockwork racing car
  • Scalextric Ford G.T racing car
  • Radion remote control car
  • 12 x laminated A4 photographs of objects
  • 1 x set of 12 6″ x 4″ laminated part of object photographs
  • Length of washing line
  • 6 x traditional pegs
  • 6 x wooden pegs
  • 6 x modern plastic pegs
  • 3 x laminated photographs for marking eras

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