Swivel gun

Swivel gun

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Epoxy cast of swivel cannon in 3 separate parts (called a "verso"); European (possibly Spanish); replica of one found in ship wreck off Padre Island probably from wreckage of 1554, Spanish Fleet disaster; earliest known in Western Hemisphere
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Tektite sample

Tektite sample

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Round tektite sample with crinkled surface
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Grain measuring boxes

Grain measuring boxes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Three wooden grain measuring boxes with dove-tailed joints; from Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Wheelwright's traveler

Wheelwright's traveler

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Iron traveler with wooden handle; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Wheelwright's traveler

Wheelwright's traveler

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Iron traveler with graduated markings on wheel; used to measure the circumference of a carriage or wagon wheel by rolling it along the rim and then measuring an iron bar of same measurement to make a tire
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Lever scale

Lever scale

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 200 pound cotton weight (b-small) and lever scale (a)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Weight

Weight

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Round balance scale weight with 2 u-shaped handles; has star on one side
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Weight

Weight

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Lever scale weight (large pea)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Bayonet

Bayonet

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Stainless steele bayonet with wooden handle; 9 decorative notches on each side.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Pulley

Pulley

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Iron pulley with wooden housing; for hand drawn well.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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