Items from the 1960s


Original doll from the BBC TV children's series Playschool

Slide Rule

This slide rule was made by the Hemmi Bamboo Slide Rule Company Ltd. in Japan

Cored solder

Vintage cored solder for household use made by Rawlplug

Tape Measure

This is a Constantia tape measure made by James Chesterman and Co Ltd of Sheffield

Sum-it card game

The object is a Waddington's Sum-it card game for children

Viyella fabric samples book

This object is a book of crepe fabric samples from the Viyella company.

Fire Drill Book

This training book for firefighters was issued in 1960

Metal Protractor

A metal protractor in a wooden storage case with lock

Toy Vintage Car

This is a Corgi Classic diecast model of a 1910 Daimler red open top car.

Sewing needle pack

'Sewing Susan' kit containing needles and a threader

Red telephone

Red, rotary dial telephone