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A 99 Flake ice-cream sold by Osborne's of London ice cream van - Exhibition Road.
Grayson Perry Exhibition Catalogue
Exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of Grayson Perry's solo exhibition, 'Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! conceived…
V&A Paper Cup - donated by Catherine Ince, senior curator, V&A East
Paper Cup from the new range launched in 2017
Royal Albert Hall's unique selling point
The image : David Glimore performing at the Royal Albert Hall in 2015 taken by Christine Goodwin.
English National Ballet dancers
This ballet pointe shoe represents the dancers who wear it
The Book of Mormon donated by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints
A book of scripture (to be used with the Holy Bible) written by the ancient prophets living in the Americas.…
Tennis ball and coffee cup
A typical ball and coffee cup and saucer from Will to Win sports centre and cafe in Hyde Park
Swimming with swans
Swimming in the Serpentine Lido - in natural water, with swans, in a central London location.
Bacon roll, cup of tea, can of coca-cola
Refreshments sold by the Cabman's Shelter on Brompton Road South Kensington London
A phrase used by various advertisers on Google's AdWords platform.
My new pair of shoes
They are an as-yet unworn pair of shoes. I bought them on-line earlier this summer. They've sat at home, on…
Dolly the Sheep
The first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult somatic cell (somatic being the name given to any…
Gay's Creamery clotted cream ice-cream.
Dawlish's finest ice-cream establishment- clotted cream ice-cream deliciousness, in a gluten free cone with extra clotted cream on top to…
Velour liquid lipstick in dark green by Jeffree Star Cosmetics. A relatively new cosmetics brand fronted by Jeffree Star, American…
A big old oak tree.
I am submitting a standardised system of laboratory glassware used for measuring volume. What is being sold here is a…
There are many things in this world that are valuable...work, family, health, possessions but is time, the worlds most valuable…
Trees, birds, bees. The natural world around us. Laced with intricate, individual meaning for all.
Three lil kitties sandwiched in a chocolate eclair, about 3cm long and stuck to my laptop
Five year old female black and white domestic short haired cat. Milk moustache, club foot, fluffy and often smells a…
The 'old' pound coin
Circular, flat piece of metal alloy
Stephen Hawking- renowned theoretical physicist, author of 'A brief History of Time', Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) user. Without a…
The BioCouture shoe speculates on an alternate future where, instead of relying on materials derived from unsustainable petrochemical industries or…
Willowed ostrich plume c. 1900
This is a willowed ostrich plume that dates from the great 'plume boom' (1880-1914), when the head, wings, bodies and…
Sports Direct Playing Cards
Shamelessly branded yet perfectly weighted Sports Direct Playing Cards. Large possibility of conceptually simple and beautiful games can be played…
A limited edition photograph of Bob Dylan
It is a limited edition print released by Sony, Dylan's record label. It features a previously unreleased photo of Dylan…
My first pair of reading glasses, black plastic frame and lenses. No brand logo. No size info. Slightly worn, scratched…
Basso Scout 1990's Italian steel bicycle frame, lugged
An Italian steel touring frame by Basso which I bought about 26 years ago to cycle all over Europe and…
Pom pom bag
This is a 'quirky' bag, made of raffia, with a python skin strap and it is covered with brightly coloured…
Foam Blanket for the Etching Press
This is a foam blanket, bought from Langans on Fore Street. You can see the date when it was purchased…
A stainless steel very shiny asparagus steamer.
The United Kingdom Census
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_Census_2011 for details Further information at ons.gov.uk and search for Census
Companion and friend, source of amusement.
A very unusual smart phone. Only 1 % of the smart phone commmunity have these!
Museum of Contemporary Commodities
MoCC is neither a building nor a permanent collection of stuff – it’s an invitation. To consider every shop, online…
Ayaka Tea Cup
Handpainted Tea Cup by Anthropologie
An espresso cup and saucer made from spent coffee grounds
Child's Roller Boots
Size 11 hand painted one off Leather roller Boots.
Shell Button Necklaces
Handmade Paua Shell Buttons on cotton thread with a silver tag made in Australia exclusivly for Bunyip
Cocktail Silk Hat
Mini Button Beret with black and white silk flower and red ostrich quills
Pink Children's Bicycle
A small Pink 'Sweetie' Bicycle complete with pink fluffy sadle cover, soft purple handle bar grips and shiny break cables.
IPA Oskar Blues Craft Beer
An Aluminium can of IPA sold ar Hops and Crafts Mc Coys Arcade Exeter
This White Paint is on 2 walls in the MoCC shop
Lego Lost at Sea Dragon
Not just any old Lego dragon, but a real beachcombed Lego Lost at Sea one! This little fellow was one…
Rezel Pomade Hair Grease
A round Metal tin of Oil Based Pomade Hair grease sold By The Sandy Man Chop Shop.
Gus Honeybun was a very popular bunny who used to read out children's birthdays on TV and was a celebrity…
Betting shop receipt
It's a scan of a betting slip for a £2 bet on a horse called Reach High in the 1.55…
Unicorn Hot Pants
Size 12 Adult Metallic Lycra Hot Pants with Rainbow and Unicorn design. Availiable at 'Skates' Cowick Street Exeter
originally a national public service to provide healthcare for the whole population of the UK, now being increasingly privatised by…
An empty Bryant and May match box
Another collectable item related to smoking was an empty matchbox. This had the manufacturer’s logo on the front, for example,…
Kokopelli is a prehistoric deity depicted hundreds of times in rock art in the south-western United States.
Pencil Sharpener collection
These objects are antique finish, die-cast miniatures with pencil sharpeners hidden underneath. They represent items from a bygone era. Their…
hand made leather sandals/boots
I had these made by a friend according to my specifications about 20 years ago. The design is based on…
Japanese wristwratch (Orient) 60-70s retro sports design, hardened glass, waterproof 50m
polystyrene cup and bowl with plastic spoon
white patterned dish with a small cup and a plastic spoon
Exeter Radio Exchange, which later became Rediffusion Company
It was a pioneering cable radio service formed by a Mr FD Newcombe. No outdoor ariel was required, it worked…
The Sardina Camera
A retro looking 35mm camera made by an Austrian company dedicated to experimental and 'off the cuff' photography. It shoots…
Gay Pride Souvenir T-shirts
T-shirt from 1994 celebrating 25 years of the Gay Rights movement. Vest from 6th July 1996 Both printed with full…
Chicken drumsticks (pack of 7, reduced price)
British Chicken drumsticks. Pack of 7. Sold by the Co-Op. Reduced in price from £2.49 to £1.49 as approaching sell…
Tools for setting up Hi-Fi cassette decks
Allsopp head cleaner plus bottle of Allsopp3 cleaning fluid Audio alignment cassette Electronic demagnetiser
Spent AA batteries x 3 bound with single rubber Band
floppy disk drive and disks
Internal drive plus disks for MS Office 4.3, Windows3.1 and Xerox DTP software.
Sony MD Walkman MZE25
Portable MiniDisk player plus two blank disks.Powered by a single AA battery
Full mobility fingers, single motor gearbox opertation.
British Movie Prop Coin from 1930s
It's possibly made of tin. It's approximately 1mm thick but otherwise the size of a 2p coin. It's greyish gold…
BIG orange lighter
I got this lighter from a friend in Berlin and brought this here to Exeter in my bag. Its a…
Silicon rubber cartoon cow with popping, bulging eyes
Silicon rubber cartoon cow with popping, bulging eyes. 3 inches tall. Soft and squeezy, when you squeeze it the eyes…
Sophie the Giraffe
A baby teething toy, it is squeezie, squeekie, smellie, chewy must have for all babies (apparently). It looks like something…
Broken music stand
A broken music stand, recently bought from a charity shop (Kidney Research on Sidwell St.) I only realised it was…
A bar of soap originating in the Palestinian town of Nablus
Fisher price phone
A brightly coloured Plastic toy phone with a happy smiling face and real telephone features. You can pull it along…
Soft cotton material designed to be inserted into the vagina during menstruation to absorb blood.
Stove-top Espresso Maker
The coffee maker is approx 8" high. Its body is aluminium and in 3 sections. It has a white rubber…
A Barbie Doll with normal proportions. Fuller hips, fuller thighs, normal sized waist - all sold with a notice dipicting…
A smart brass lapel badge depicting Suma-man. He was a fun character created in the late 80s to add some…
A foam based, rigid insulation board that comes in various thicknesses. It is very light-weight for its volume and has…
The Pebble Watch is a digital watch that can be connected via bluetooth to a mobile phone. As well as…
A set of three vintage copper pans with a tin lining
Facebook account data
The data that a given user has generated and is then able/allowed to extract from Facebook using the "Download my…
Grey trilby size 58
ALbum, Jezabels, The Brink
music purschased on itunes
pair of leather objects with tassles
About 30 cm long. double loops cut out of each end with buckles the other end.
Mobile phone interface
This is the visual interface to my phone. This sits under the physical screen (which is currently smashed)
A little wooden bee house. A house for bees, if you will.
Clear Plastic Food Tray
Clear plastic food tray used for displaying food and avoiding contamination.
'Perfectly crafted' cigarette papers
A pack of 50 rolling papers I found on the pavement. It is not clear who the manufacturer is or…
The comfiest, most cheerful espadrille-style shoe.
Hand cream (Norwegian)
Norwegian formula Hand Cream Concentrated Instant relief of dry, chapped hands just a dab needed Neutrogena Dermatologist tested
It's a glass Robin from The House Of Marbles
A 320 pg book. "A compendium of conundrums, aphorisms and aperçus. A glossary of capitalist cant and anarchist argot. A…
Bendy "Macho Man" Randy Savage
A very good likeness of the wrestler depicted in bendy rubber painted with a fetching wrestling ensemble and standing nearly…
A bar of soap that was given to me by a friend who knows a like to collect things.
A wood and metal instrument, half of a pair, made in Java and shipped to the UK
Star Wars Tales Graphic Novel
A graphic novel I have had since childhood which contains a collection of various different Star Wars short stories and…
I don't know why I fell for this ridiculously overpriced candle complete with glass cover. It smells like an old…
Ingenious lever-action mechanism ensuring an extremely favourable lever ratio with very little friction. The cutting force is about 20 times…
Man on Facebook Ad
I am unsure who is the commodity here, the man in the ad (is he really a single man on…
I think it is made from some type of modified rubber. I've not really though about it before. Except that…
An antique box of Daz washing powder which I bought at a flea market in a remote Luxembourg village
Collection of early 1980s sickbags
One red plastic folder with individual sleeves containing 13 wax paper airline and ferry sickbags. Four examples photographed for MoCC.…
Set of wooden acrobat toys
Batman, Popeye and Superman handmade wooden 'acrobat' toys - bought on a market stall in Spain last year.
Pentel P209 Propelling pencil: Perpetually purloined prize possession.
Pentel P209 0.9mm (with 2B lead).
nexus 5 with smashed screen
Dartmoor Pony Skin Rucksack
Practical, stylish, comfortable, free range pony skin rucksack raised organically on Devon’s wild moorland. An ideal accessory for the environmentally…
galos de barcelos
A small cheap plastic rooster that my wife brought back from a holiday to Portugal that I was unable to…
Captain Haddock Doll
11 inch tall Ty Beanie Captain Haddock Doll. From' The Adventures of Tintin' Label says 'Paramount Pictures, All Rights Reserved,…
Knited Kitty bottle cover
This item is a new, hand knitted cover for a bottle (eg wine or cordial bottle) It has been knitted…
Guinea Pig Salt and Pepper Set
Souvenir salt and pepper set bought in Scotland by a friend and given to me as I have a publicly…
A thin strip of heat sensitive paper coated with a fluoran leuco dye and the chemical bisphenol A (BPA). Characters…
A thermos flask
This flask has been with me for pretty much my whole adult life. I bought it about 23 years ago.…
I am light and dark blue dinosaur. I am used both for show and to cuddle at night.
Small Model Cow
A small green decorative cow with orange and yellow butterflies. Given to me by a friend from Austria as part…
rabbit blancmange mould
a glass mould for making blancmange or jelly in, in the form of a rabbit
I have wanted to learn to play for years.. My brother was always playing his guitar when we were little…
Denim cap, lost in Budleigh Salterton in 2010.
Harris tweed wallet
This wallet is covered in Harris tweed and features the Harris tweed mark of authenticity on the front. Inside it…
A Medal as a Party Bag Filler
Awful plastic medals on scratchy multi-coloured ribbon, which also represent the many sorts of pointless tat that end up in…
My rabbit phone cover
A blue rabbit phone cover with pearl string
Six Extra Large Free Range Eggs in a recycled box.
Designed by Martin van Severen and manufactured by Vitra this chair is the 2013 limited edition all black version of…
Key ring pen knife
A small Swiss Army Knife with a key ring attachment.
Mass produced Swedish utility knife with plastic handle, plastic sheath and carbon steel blade