Objects and Photographs

Small Weapons, Tools, and Models

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Cut-Out Allied Naval Units
Cut-Out Allied Naval Units

These Canadian-made cut-out paper toys capitalized on children's interest in the war and also avoided using metal or other materials essential to the war effort.

No instructions were packaged with this example of the toy, which includes ships, sailors, and a flying boat (centre right, lower). Although the cut-outs are identified as "Allied Naval Units," all of the ships with the exception of the submarine (centre right, middle) fly the White Ensign used by Britain's Royal Navy or Canada's Royal Canadian Navy.

CWM 19830397-020

CGS Canada Model
Rifle, MK I* Lee-Enfield
Model, HMCS Niobe
Gatling Gun, HMCS Bayfield II
Model, U-27
Cutlass, 1900 Pattern
Ross Rifle Mk III with Bayonet
Model, Felixstowe F2A
Cargo Ship Half Hull Model, Canadian Vickers
Anchored Naval Mine Model
Model, HMCS Skeena
Sword of Honour, Robert Montague Powell
Model, HMCS Venture
Diving Knife
Foot-Powered Dental Drill
Colt Revolver
Cut-Out Allied Naval Units
HMCS Chambly Model
Model, HMCS Swansea
U-190 Model
.5-inch Vickers Mk III Heavy Machine-gun
Lee-Enfield Line-throwing Rifle
Jig-Saw Puzzle, "Canadian Warship Captures First Italian Prize"