A National Rivers Authority Manager's cap worn by John Powell, with an embroidered Thames Conservancy cap badge.
Made by Louis Bernard.
A white plastic covered cap with a braided peak. The Thames Conservancy crest- two shields, anchor and crowns. The peak has gold braid and laurel leaves. Black plastic belt around the middle. Inside is brown leather with a makers label.
A faceted stone mace head mounted as a gavel on a pynkado wood handle with a pynkado block and in a presentation box. Originally thought to date to 2000BC, but now known to be approximately 3500 BC (mid to late Neolithic). The gavel (and block) was used by the Chairman of the Thames Conservancy at meetings.