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Lamp, oil Lamp, oil

Hanging oil lamp of tin, consisting of two round cylindrical vessels, one fitting inside the other, from Inverkeithing, Fife, 19th century

Lantern, candle Lantern, candle

Three-cornered lantern with a wooden frame and base and tin candle holder, carried by Lady Grizell Baillie when visiting her Covenanter father, Sir Patrick Hume, during his concealment in the vault beneath Polwarth Church in 1684

Whistle Whistle

Whistle, tin, issued to a special constable of the burgh of Calton, Glasgow, 30 August 1817

Watch Watch

Silver watch in tin case inscribed 'J.P.J.' on the back, a gift to John Paul Jones from C.R. Arbigland in 1765, with a letter dated Nov 4th 1846 from Walter Peacock of Aberlady to Alice saying that he had just received the watch

Helmet, parade Helmet, parade

Iron parade helmet and face mask, from the Roman site at Newstead, late 1st century AD

Penannular brooch Penannular brooch

Penannular brooch of gilded copper-alloy with gilt interlace ornamentation, Pictish, from Pierowall, Westray, Orkney, 8th century

Sample / tin, pure Sample / tin, pure

One of a group of samples of rare and other metals in a pure state - tin

Die, medal, roughed / impression Die, medal, roughed / impression

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - a tin impression from a roughed die

Medal blank Medal blank

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - a blank for a tin or white metal medal

Medal blank, skimmed or turned Medal blank, skimmed or turned

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - a skimmed or turned tin blank for a medal

Medal, unfinished Medal, unfinished

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - a struck tin medal, unfinished

Medal, unfinished Medal, unfinished

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - an edged tin medal, unfinished

Medal Medal

One of a collection of items illustrating die engraving and medal stamping, from Joseph Moore, Birmingham, 1867 - a finished tin or white metal medal

Mincer Mincer

Mincer with iron body hot-dipped in tin to prevent rusting, one of a group of specimens illustrating the manufacture of tin and tin alloys

Balance, portable Balance, portable

Small, simple portable balance comprising two scale pans suspended by threads, in an oval tin case containing a note which states 'These scales belonged to .... Carmichael of the Royal Navy. Called by Hooker the Father of Marine Botany'

Phonograph Phonograph

Replica of Edison's first tinfoil phonograph of 1877, made by the Royal Scottish Museum Workshop, Edinburgh, 1976

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