Grundig Dictaphone
Dictaphone, in two black plastic housings. Central section can be removed to reveal two small tape reel. There is a small clear window in either side to view space on tape. No obvious means of power source (possibly plugs into another machine?). Maker: Grundig. Date: 1960 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Grey Primark Handbag
Grey handbag with black geometric designs. Silver grey handles (2) and details with silver metal studs to front. large silver grey topstitched flap with large silver metal ring and press stud to secure. Internal zip across the length of the bag. Inside is fully lined with zipped security pocket. Label (inside): 100% Polyurethane, Retail Label: Primark S. White £4. Maker: Primark. Date: 2009 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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White Velvet Wedding Dress
short velvet wedding dress, white, with drop shoulders gathered into V neck bodice, waisted and darted. Bias cut skirt (was shortened after wedding). Side zip; hooks and eyes (3) above zip. Back neck faced with velvet.. Date: 1957 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Two Vegetable Dishes with Lids
Two vegetable dishes with lids; smaller dish has ceramic ladle and saucer. Pale blue floral pattern on white ground. Impressed back-stamp (worn - may be Wedgwood). Some gilding, worn in places - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Electric fan
Electric fan (possibly with heating unit inside). Red louvred plastic casing with three-blade fan inside. Black flex and two pin Continental plug. Chrome integral stand. Black on/off switch at rear.. Maker: Vortice. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Midnight Blue Philip Kunick Evening Coat
Loose fittingn evening coat, round neck with double scallop detail and bow to left side. Half length sleeves, wide fitting. Fully lined.. Maker: Kunick, Philip. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dress and jacket in grey marocain
dress : grey marocain, with three quarter length sleeves, embroidered bodice and pleated skirt which has been shortened. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cotton Lilac and Green Mini Dress
Mini dress in lilac and green cotton; scoop neck with frilled and pin tucked collar front and back with scalloped edge. Shaped at bust, short skirt; damask-style print.. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Socks with Toes
pair of long beige socks with multi-coloured toes. Rust-coloured 'fleur-de-lys' and multi-coloured geometric patterns from ankle to knee; plain ribbed band to top. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Peacock Blue Corded Jacket
Jacket of peacock blue synthetic corded silk. Yoke embroidered in turquoise and decorated with white beads. 3/4 length sleeves, fitted waist, two front buttons (black - one missing). Back belt, 'V' neck with white pique cotton showing behind neckline.. Date: 1950 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Rust Coloured Flower Print Dress
Rust coloured flower print dress, sleeveless with front lacing bodice. Shaped bodice, gathered at waist, tulip shaped skirt. Green, white and blue floral design. Metal zip to centre back. partially lined. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Evening Dress with Black Bodice and Long Floral Skirt
Evening dress with black ruched bodice with tie halter neck. Long floral skirts and black underskirt. Maker: Ronald, Joyce. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dress and jacket in blue machine lace
Long dress of blue machine-made lace with an underdress of blue crepe, U-shaped neckline, cap sleeves and a belt. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Panasonic MC-E470 Vacuum Cleaner
Upright vacuum cleaner in red plastic housing with attachements. On/off switch to left hand side. Maker: Panasonic. Date: 2000 - 2009 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Dark Brown Paisley Print Silk Scarf
Dark brown silk scarf with a paisley-type pattern in light brown, red, green, yellow and white.. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Babys Yoke and Sleeves
Baby's yoke and sleeves, cut from a gown; white cotton. Long sleeves Peter pan collar with two plastic buttons at centre front. gathered at cuffs with broiderie trim. Label: Sevendale Childrenswear. Maker: Sevendale - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Liverpool Scene: Heirloon
Record: STEREO SF 8134. Long Player (LP) 33 1/3 RPM. A collection of tracks recorede by Liverpool Scene between Sept 1968 and Jan 1970.. Maker: R.C.A. Victor. Date: 1970 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Ross Preset Transistor Radio
Transistor radio in cream plastic case with knobs in pink, purple, yellow and black. In original box, but the original model it contained was black. Purchased from Tandy for £19.95. Maker: Ross. Date: 1980 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Smiths Astral Wall Clock
Battery operated circular wall clock; Cream plastic housing with black band with cream numbers around circumference; date panel to centre; black hands and red second hand. . Maker: Smiths - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brown Leather Utility Boots
Brown leather 'sheepskin' lined boots with very stiff leather soles. Zip-fronted with 'Utility' mark on soles. Maker: Utility. Date: 1940 - 1945 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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