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Looking Good Memory Boxes

Both these Memory Boxes are available to hire for up to three weeks at a time. £10 a week or £25 for three weeks each.

Please contact [email protected] or call 01872 272205 for more information.

Looking Good Box 1

Object Contents: 

  • Wooden glove stretchers
  • Vanity set
  • Bakelite electric hairdryer
  • Box of collar studs
  • Collarless dress
  • Fan broach
  • Imitation pearls necklace in presentation box
  • Snood
  • Bootlace hook
  • Boxed compact and lipstick
  • Curling tongs
  • Evening glove
  • Bra

Paper and other resources in box: 

  • Object checklist
  • Object prompt question cards
  • Memory trunk booklet
  • Handling instructions for Memory Box
  • True story magazine
  • Postcard of turn of century dress
  • Mini advertising poster
  • Folder with laminate images
  • Cigarette cards – cinema stars

Looking Good Box 2

Object Contents: 

  • Manicure Set
  • Rolls Razor and case
  • Men’s detachable collar and bow tie
  • Ladies lace collar
  • Medium sized hook girdle
  • Clothes brush
  • Ladies fur stole
  • Metal hat pins
  • Handkerchief
  • Trouser press
  • Barbers hair clippers
  • Palmolive shampoo
  • Spectacles and case
  • Shirt arm bands

Paper and other resources in this box: 

  • Object prompt question cards
  • Memory trunk book
  • Leaflet for Rolls Razor
  • Dress pattern
  • Photograph of stole being worn
  • Postcard of stole being worn
  • Postcard of turn of the century dress
  • Advertising postcards
  • Clothing book and rationing stamps
  • Men only magazine
  • Pears soap poster
  • A4 plastic folder containing 6 A4 laminated images