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Two freeze dried genetically engineered mice, 1988.

Two freeze dried male transgenic mice (nos 1134 and 1136) that are direct descendents of the first mammals to be granted a US patent, #4,736,866 dated 12 April 1988

 
Apollo 10 Command Module, 1969

The capsule that took three astronauts around the Moon in 1969.

 
Viscose rayon (artificial silk), 1896-1900.

Six skeins and one spool of artificial silk made at Wolston, near Coventry, between 1896 and 1900.

 
Volkswagen Beetle motor car, 1965.

Volkswagen Beetle Motor car, 1965. In the early 1930s Dr Ferdinand Porsche (1875-1951) designed a car for purchase by the average working man.

 
Nier Feuerhand paraffin lantern, Germany, 1960s.

Nier Fuerhand paraffin lantern (hurricane lamp) model Baby 275. Unused. Made in Germany. 1960s.

 
Tracy, a transgenic sheep, 1999.

Tracy, a transgenic ewe. Genetically modified to produce a human protein (alpha antitrypsin) in her milk, 1990-97.

 
Clocking-in machine, 1930.

This time recorder, made by the National Time Recording Co. Ltd., of London, was used at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, Hampshire up to 1976 to record the times of arrival and departure of workmen so that their wages could be calculat

 
Wind tunnel models of Concorde, 1955-1965.

Wind tunnel Models of Delta shaped Merged fuselage , elongated Narrow Delta , and hollowed out undersurface models in Concorde wing shape developement. In 1959 the Supersonic Transport Aircraft Committee recommended the construction of a fleet of lon

 
Coolidge X-ray tube, 1913-1923.
 
Early X-ray tube, c 1896.

Large pear shaped x-ray tube of form originally used by Prof. Rontgen, manufactured in Germany about 1896. Inside of glass at end of tube eroded by bringing cathode rays to a focus with a magnet; on stand