Thursday, 30 November 2017

Mystery Object Time #2


What are these?

The right answer will win you both our eternal esteem and any Celebrations we have left in the tin. (No promises made).

We shall reveal the answer tomorrow afternoon...

4 comments:

  1. Are these the banners to be flown alongside the Saltire on ships at sea in that period?

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  2. Some suggestions from Twitter:

    Jim Campbell‏ @JustJimWillDo 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Bookmarks?

    MdotM‏ @MdotMdotM 4h4 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    I thought someone had been in my wardrobe and thru my breeks.

    Robert‏ @RobDunsmore 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Colours and textures reminds me of the covers on Strathclyde Regional Council primary school jotters. They’ll no be that, though.

    (((Edwin Moore)))‏ @GlasgowAlbum 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Ring of Brodgar paperweights?

    Great Bearded Twit‏ @GtBeardedTwit 4h4 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Old corn plasters

    Stephanie Keenan‏ @rubiesandbells2 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Back to front books

    Helen Davis‏ @orkneygoddess 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Book spines that have come adrift.

    Adi. S‏ @THEOriginalMuTt 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Dead post it notes đŸ˜€

    Jan Baxter‏ @JanCherryJovi 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Ancient shades of paint by Pantone?

    Alison Rodger‏ @alirodger 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Pieces of glass from a leaded window?

    Jeremy Dronfield‏ @jeremydronfield 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Parts of book spines or binding material?

    Keith Appleby‏ @KeithALondon 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Smears from a plate of Nouvelle Cuisine.

    Andrew Osborne‏ @AndrewOsborne36 5h5 hours ago
    Replying to @OrkneyLibrary
    Elastoplast?

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  3. Some suggestions from Facebook:

    Jo Graham 13hrs ago
    Acid-free bookmarks?

    Carol Randall 3hrs ago
    Items found in books being used as bookmarks? Yeugh!


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