Coin, James VI, dated 1605

James I (VI scotland) hammered sixpence coin, on the obverse shows image of king James crowned and bearded, the inscription reads JACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX , to the left of the image is the numeral VI, probably indicating that he was James VI through his maternal mother, the reverse shows coat of arms shield with date 1605 stamped above and insrciption QUAE DEVS CONTIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET

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Dulux paints mascot, fabric, 2011.

white and grey toy dog with long fur, the mascot of Dulux paints, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011. one of several items given to the Museum by Dulux Trade and colour Centre, Slough, as part of their involvement in the Windsor and Eton Facelift 2012.

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Wig tin, possibly 1900

metal tin. one of three objects - a wig tin, wig stand and a wig. The wig was worn by the Town Clerk of the council for ceremonies such as the making of a new mayor. It is similar to the wigs worn by barristers in court. It was worn with a black robe, which is also in the Museum collection.

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Wig stand, possibly 1900

metal wig stand. one of three objects - a wig tin, wig stand and a wig. The wig was worn by the Town Clerk of the council for ceremonies such as the making of a new mayor. It is similar to the wigs worn by barristers in court. It was worn with a black robe, which is also in the Museum collection.

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Wig, worn by the Town Clerk, possibly 1900

one of three objects - a wig tin, wig stand and a wig. The wig was worn by the Town Clerk of the council for ceremonies such as the making of a new mayor. It is similar to the wigs worn by barristers in court. It was worn with a black robe, which is also in the Museum collection.

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Ashtray, The Cockpit Inn, Eton, about 1970

Blue pottery ashtray in the shape of a cockerel made for The Cockpit Inn, Eton by Clee Pottery. This was acquired in 2009 because it represents two businesses in Eton: The ancient public house, The Cockpit Inn which opened in about 1420 and closed in about 2000, though the building still stands on the high street. Also Clee Pottery was based in Eton. The ashtray is probably about 1960-1970

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