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Accordion Accordion
Rectangular one-row, ten-button musical instrument. The Sovereign Accordion was made in Germany, and is made out of several materials including wood and metal, and includes tin detailing and brass reeds. The corners of the instrument are reinforced with metal which are embossed with the maker's mark. The edges of the bellows are lined in red with metal corner brackets, and the folds are covered in a blue paper with decorative cream floral pattern.

The accordion belonged to the Lovell family of Takaka, who were shipbuilders and flaxmillers.
Aeroplane engine valve Aeroplane engine valve
Aeroplane engine valve (from a crash at Patarau in Golden Bay).
NPM2008.135.418
Album, Photograph
Photograph album, consists of 26 leaves and 2 loose photos. Photographs were mostly taken by the professional photographer Theodor Bloch (1844-1935) and includes images of Nelson, New Zealand, and Victoria, Australia.
A5231.1
Australian echidna Australian echidna
Australian echidna, taxidermied specimen, stuffed with straw.
NPM2008.135.420
Aviation part Aviation part
Lockheed Electra aeroplane mechanical part (from the Mt Richmond crash).
NPM2008.135.419
Axe Axe
Iron axe, wedged shaped, slightly convex head, with long wooden handle.
Axe Axe
Large, wide, flat-head iron hewing broad axe, with short wooden handle. The axe has two distinct sides. On one side, the blade of the axe is flat, and on the other side, the blade is bevelled. The axehead has pointed triangular lugs. There is a maker's mark stamped into the poll (butt) of the axe on the flat side. The end of the handle is angled.

The maker's mark is:
DOUGLA[..] XEMFC. [..]AST-STEEL WARRANT. MFDEV W. HUNT. II 50.
A1800.1
Badge
Cap badge possibly from a set of two. Black with gold metallic material forming the shape of leaves around a flag with red, pale green and blue vertical stripes. The Union Jack is in the centre of the pale green stripe.
NPM993.18.128.2
Badge Badge
New Zealand Expeditionary Force badge with metal fastening on the back.
NPM993.18.127.2
Badge Badge
Military badge 'Expeditionary Force', small, missing a fastening on the back, found with two other badges. NZEF.
NPM993.18.127.3
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