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Date
1965 – 1985
Material
metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.1118
Description
Kelty framepack, red nylon fabric pack with aluminum frame, padded shoulder straps and hip belt. Manufacturer’s label on top flap of pack: “KELTY Pack. SUN VALLEY, CALIF. 91352”
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Title
Backpack
Date
1965 – 1985
Material
metal; fibre
Dimensions
74.0 x 38.0 cm
Description
Kelty framepack, red nylon fabric pack with aluminum frame, padded shoulder straps and hip belt. Manufacturer’s label on top flap of pack: “KELTY Pack. SUN VALLEY, CALIF. 91352”
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1118
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Date
1940 – 1945
Material
fibre; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.1119
Description
Green canvas rucksack with padded shoulder straps, U.S. Army issue. Two side pockets and one front pocket with leather straps and metal buckles. Drawstring closure with flap on top, zippered compartment under flap. Outside of flap stamped “U.S.” and “CHRISTIAN” handwritten in felt pen. Under flap i…
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Title
Backpack
Date
1940 – 1945
Material
fibre; metal; skin
Dimensions
66.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
Green canvas rucksack with padded shoulder straps, U.S. Army issue. Two side pockets and one front pocket with leather straps and metal buckles. Drawstring closure with flap on top, zippered compartment under flap. Outside of flap stamped “U.S.” and “CHRISTIAN” handwritten in felt pen. Under flap is stamped “VARIED 1942”.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1119
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal; vinyl; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.1120
Description
Beige canvas rucksack with grey vinyl reinforcement at bottom and padded shoulder straps. Drawstring closure at top with red plastic toggle. Top flap covers opening, “A. WEXLER” & “ARNOLD WEXLER” hand printed under flap. Extendable top folds down inside pack with second drawstring closure for more …
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Title
Backpack
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal; vinyl; plastic
Dimensions
63.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
Beige canvas rucksack with grey vinyl reinforcement at bottom and padded shoulder straps. Drawstring closure at top with red plastic toggle. Top flap covers opening, “A. WEXLER” & “ARNOLD WEXLER” hand printed under flap. Extendable top folds down inside pack with second drawstring closure for more capacity.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1120
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Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal; glass; wood; skin; paper
Catalogue Number
104.44.1011
Description
Pocket-style aneroid barometer-altimeter, gold coloured metal with manufacturer’s name on face: “J.J. HICKS, LONDON, ENG. Compensated.” In wooden case with bergundy coloured leather covering.
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Title
Barometer Altimeter
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal; glass; wood; skin; paper
Description
Pocket-style aneroid barometer-altimeter, gold coloured metal with manufacturer’s name on face: “J.J. HICKS, LONDON, ENG. Compensated.” In wooden case with bergundy coloured leather covering.
Subject
sports, climbing, Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.44.1011
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALI…
Title
Climbing Carabiners
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALIFORNIA,” “CASSIN, ITALY,” “ALCOA,” “P. ALLAIN,” “STUBAI, AUSTRIA,” & “ASMU.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
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Date
1960 – 1980
Material
metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1131
Description
7 various climbing chocks: 1 #9 hexcentric chock manufactured by Chouinard Equipment, slung with purple nylon rope; 1 smaller hexcentric chock, slung with purple and orange nylon perlon; 3 wedge chocks, various sizes, possibly custom machined, 1 slung with purple and orange nylon perlon and 2 slung…
Title
Climbing Chocks
Date
1960 – 1980
Material
metal; fibre
Description
7 various climbing chocks: 1 #9 hexcentric chock manufactured by Chouinard Equipment, slung with purple nylon rope; 1 smaller hexcentric chock, slung with purple and orange nylon perlon; 3 wedge chocks, various sizes, possibly custom machined, 1 slung with purple and orange nylon perlon and 2 slung with orange and purple nylon perlon; 2 wire copperheads (chocks) slung with metal cable and suaged with copper.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1131
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1125
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, light beige.
Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, light beige.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1125
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1126
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, dark brown.
Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, dark brown.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler.
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1126
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1127
Description
One thin nylon climbing rope, coiled, gold colour.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One thin nylon climbing rope, coiled, gold colour.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1127
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; vinyl; rubber
Catalogue Number
108.04.1128 a,b
Description
Pair of metal crampons with 12 points, vinyl straps and rubber cover for crampon points. Manufacturer’s stamp near toe: “SALEWA. DPB. Made in West Germany.”
Title
Crampons
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; vinyl; rubber
Dimensions
8.0 x 12.0 x 33.0 cm
Description
Pair of metal crampons with 12 points, vinyl straps and rubber cover for crampon points. Manufacturer’s stamp near toe: “SALEWA. DPB. Made in West Germany.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1128 a,b
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