Small, brass weighing scales and weights (5mg to 10g) , probably used for measuring out small quantities of medicines in the 1960s. Includes black storage case (18 x 9.5 x 2 cm), which also acts as a stand for the scales.
Fragment of a glazed yellow and black pottery plate found in the foundations of the WWII Prisoner of War block at Crossapol in 2017.
Piece of brown stoneware vessel inscribed with the words: McLean Wine Mer[chant] Bridgend Oban.
Pipe wind cap from Calum (Salum) MacLean’s shop in Salum. Round metal cap for placing over the end of a smoker’s pipe in order to prevent the wind from disturbing the tabacco. These were used by sailors, crofters when in the hay barns, or by those not wanting holes burned into their clothes.
Red ‘Orfeo’ accordion belonging to Robert Nisbet, Heanish. Includes travel case.
Ornate glass walking stick made for Captain Donald MacKinnon, Heanish, in 1886, It was a gift for winning the great China Tea Race of 1866. From the belongings of Robert Nisbet, Heanish.
Small, round, brass ‘Ancroid’ barometer belonging to Robert Nisbet, Heanish, and thought to have come from the tea clipper ‘Taeping’ that was sailed to victory in the Great China Tea Race of 1866 by Captain Donald MacKinnon, Heanish.
Green Cornaigmore School tie belonging to Michael Holliday, Baugh, around 2000, with a label bearing his name sown to the back.
Collection of 44 fragments of pottery from a dune blow-out at Traigh nan Gilean, Kennavara (NL 94668 41595), including one larger marked piece (8 x 6.5 cm). Collected by John Wombell during a North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) field trip in June 2017.