Whistle [Gil Elliot, Horse Tram]

1898-1902
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Production Date
1898-1902
Description
Silver Whistle containing a wooden bead with chain attached, button at end of chain. One detached button ER (Edward Rex). One bronze lapel badge No.8. One hinged wooden box. One handwritten note.

Whistle: Button attached to end of chain: Embossed on front: "J" (?) "R" with crown symbol above letters. On back of button: Imprinted: ".THE NEW ZEALAND.CLOTHING FACTORY"

Detached button: Embossed on front: "E R" with crown symbol above letters. On back of button: Imprinted: "MADE IN ENGLAND SWORD [sword symbol] CROSSED MAKE / TRADE SWORDS MARK"

Label badge: Figure 8.

One hand-written note "Whistle used by G.E. Elliot on horse trams".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Silver Alloy
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Paper
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
"J" (?) "R" with crown symbol above letters. Embossed
.THE NEW ZEALAND.CLOTHING FACTORY Imprint
E R with crown symbol above letters. Embossed
MADE IN ENGLAND SWORD [sword symbol] CROSSED MAKE / TRADE SWORDS MARK Imprint
Whistle used by G.E. Elliot on horse trams Hand-written
Accession No
2018.51
Credit Line
1898-1902. Whistle [Gil Elliot, Horse Tram], 2018.51. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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