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WW1 Memorial Scroll

Have had in interest in collecting items, both official and un-official, that were used to commemorate the fallen. Think these items are very touching and guess they may have been of some comfort to the family that could not have the body of their loved one back home or who where unable to visit the grave or memorial containing their loved ones name. 523 more words


Feature Friday ~ In the Shadow of the Shield by Carolyn LaRoche

“Secrets kill…”

When a police officer falls, justice must be served.

Donnie Massey was an honest, skilled police officer. That’s probably what got him killed. When his wife Diana watches him die in front of her, the worst part is going to be telling their son, Jackson. 305 more words


February 12 in Baseball History

February 12, 1878

“After designing the device last season to protect his team’s promising, but skittish, catcher James Tyng, Fredrick Thayer receives a patent for his innovative invention, the catcher’s mask. 46 more words

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NZ Artillery Athletics trophy

Time for something a little different. Picked this up a few years ago now and mainly picked it up because of the link with Bernard FREYBERG plus it is a cool looking little thing. 387 more words


McCall Fashions for January 1918

Now that the temperature has dropped, I wanted to share a near-antique McCall News from winter 1917-18.

The cover illustration shows two women skating on a frozen lake. 145 more words


British Airways' female flight attendants have found a clever way to skirt a ban on trousers

In the face of tightening security measures and budget cuts, airlines have tried to maintain a sense of old-world glamour by requiring their employees to follow strict uniform requirements. 431 more words

Non DPM Civilian Uniform

Was lucky to find an example of the civilian shirt and trousers to put in my collection. These civilian “uniforms” are cut in the same pattern as the normal NZ military DPM uniform (now replaced by MCU). 188 more words