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Portable Photocopier, by Contoura, London, 1950s

Inventory Number: 69331
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1989-23
Brief Description: Contoura photocopier with plastic cover and purple fabric covered wire, ending in a plastic plug. Paper envelope with descriptive label containing two spare bulbs and a small spanner. Inscribed on spanner 'Terry's Spanners Made in England Tempered Steel'. Glass bottle with descriptive label and plastic lid - appears to be empty. Eveready Alldry battery contained in blue box with plastic wire and plug. In case with instruction pamphlet, and paper sheet with reviews. One small piece of wood broken away inside. Case has leather handle, metal clasps and a circular hole cut out on one side. Used in the History Faculty Library from the mid 1950s.
Provenance: Transferred from the Modern History Faculty per Miss S. M. Burdell
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
103 496 340 mm

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