"Happy Vegtable Family"-from the gardens at Atkins Mansion.
Fancy that!The scarecrow has a gun!
This 1930's "sun watch" is luminescent-so you can read it in the dark.................................
An item to be subsequently seen in millions of home front doors as a security device.
A really cool gadget from the roaring '20s.A short length of film bearing "stick" pictures of a person in four stages of a movement(eg running/jumping) is placed in front of a row of four torch bulbs.A primitive rotary switch causes the bulbs to light briefly and one after another. Causing an animated image to be projected on the provided screen. What a thrill,not a still!
Victorian Air Cane,.32 calibre-the white-man's answer to the blow-pipe?
In 1997 Dean Fletcher kindly sent me a fascinating set of Crosman cards.What a neat idea!
Pocket Microscope by P A Permuta Plastics Ltd.,England
Colonel Smith's DISKO GUN of 1904!
An envelope to scare the postie!
Challenger Arms Corp.Plainsman Rifle .1951
Challenger Arms PLAINSMAN .22 Air Rifle
Kessler .22 Air Rifle
Rochester .22 Air Rifle
New Zealand CHUMS magazine.Published in the late 1940s.Cost 4d a copy!
Old Water Pistol
Cineflash Film Strip Projector by Common Ground,44 Fulham Road,London,SW3 Circa 1947
Instructions for playing the Rolmonica. 1920s
Popular Science 1964
Hy-score Model 700 Air Pistol. Number 20
For you "Death Wish" kids.A 1950's 38mm calibre,Austin MAGIC Pistol.Powered by acetylene,it will shoot, a ping-pong ball- type missile 60ft-and a tongue of flame 8ft!!Forget about,"you'll shoot your eye out"-this baby will burn the house down!
BIG BANG CANNON Instructions
1942 "Be prepared!",says the masked stranger.
1955 Quaker Oats promotion
Gilbert Microscope Set,1938
Little GIANT microscope from the 1950's
1940's dexterity game
Very non.PC capgun from 19th century.
Beautiful,tactile,Rabaser Rubberband Gun from the 1980s.