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 Munnik Gift

 The Workshop staff presented this High Speed Controller to Tony Munnik on his retirement.

 

 Admin Staff Gifts

 

Sundial

 Sundial to Sheila Wright

 

Portal Spire

 Portal Spire to Kathy Tudge

 Bennett Gift

 Balancing scales for Finance and Vac Work to Bev Bennett

 

Maries Gift

 Egyptian Scribe Paint Pot to Marie Wayne

 Accreditation Balance

 Chemical Balance for Accreditation Administration to Sharon McGregor

 

Astrologer's Bowl

 Astrologer's Bowl for Brigitte Le Breton

Workshop Gifts to Staff Leaving the University

The Workshop Staff (and in particular Tony Munnik) identified something unique in the person leaving, and made an appropriate gift which was presented to this person at one of the staff functions. Some of these gifts had been photographed over the years:

 Micro-alternator

 Thyristor, solid state

 

Golden Hacksaw

Micro-alternator - to Richard Fairbairn

 Thyristor, solid state - to Greg Diana

 Golden Hacksaw - to Clyde Johnson

 

School Web Logo

 

TV Colour Burst

 

Centrifkugal Governor

 

 

 School Web Logo to Philip Facoline    

 TV Colour Burst to Paul Bouwer

 Centrifugal Governor to Jim Rodgerson

 

 

Davy Safety Lamp

 Impulse Generator

 Turing Machine

 

 Davy Safety Lamp to Andy Chalmers

 Impulse Generator to Don Swift

 Turing Machine to John Prentice

 

 

Impulse Generator

 

Crane

 

Cash Register and Fly Whisk

 

 

 Impulse Generator to Colin McGee

 Crane to Bruce Burton

 Cash Register and Fly Whisk to Peter Mthetwa

 

 

Hourglass

 

Rambler Statuette

 

Fleming Valve

 

 

 Hourglass to Peter Smal

 Rambler Statuette and Compass to Graham Hone

 Fleming Valve to Clive Booth

 

 

Morse Key

 

Piece of us goes with you

 

Randle and Boot Magnetron

 

 

 Morse Key to Rob Brain

 Randle and Boot Magnetron to Professor Lee Nattrass along with a rock inscribed with

 'A piece of us goes with you'.

 

 Branley Coherer

 

Reflectometer

 

Room Temperature Diamonds

 

 

 Branley Coherer to Howard Reader

 Reflectometer to Tom Watts

Room Temperature Diamonds to Peter Thebock

 

 Myford Lathe

 Crane

 

 

 Myford Lathe to David Shoba

  Crane to Tony Roos

 A High Voltage measurement attenuator to Geoff Bennett

 

 Microalternator to Prof Ron Harley together with a piece of timber - 'teak' taken from the back bench of the Machines research laboratory. The slate is a piece from the steps to the Electrical Engineering building.

Harley Gift

 Broadhurst Gift

The Edison Phonograph with a recording of Bell's voice to Prof Tony Broadhurst - Head of the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

 

 

Vath Gift

 

Metro Vickers Motor

 

Spanner-spoon

 Satellite Dish to Gunter Vath    

 Metro-Vickers MG Set to Simon Nyoka

 Spanner-spoon to Apheus Dladla

 

Magetron. WW2

 

HOS School Disciplines

 

Digital Communications

 

 Magnetron. WW 2 to Stephen McDonald

      Digital Communications gifts to Professor Fambirai Takawira

    Head of School of Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering

 

Franklins Bells

 

School LAN PCs

 

Printing Press

 

 Franklins Bells to Derek Hoch

 School LAN PCs to Bruce Harrison

 Printing Press to Tradesman Maphumulo

 

 

Homopolar Motor

 

Sputnik

 

Radio Ham

 

 Homopolar Motor to Mac Hippner

 Sputnik and Ham Radio to David Long

 

 

Oscilloscope

HOS gift - Radar Dish 

 

Resistor Cube

 

Oscilloscope to Frank van Vloten

  Radar Dish to Professor Stanley Mneney as Head of School of Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering 

 Resistor Cube to Huntly Jay

 
 

Microalternator

 

Balancing Machine

 Gift 2 Solid State Thyristor  

 Microalternator to Bruce Rigby

 Balancing Machine and Solid State Thyristor to Eugene Odendal  
 Tower of Hanoi  

Tower of Hanoi

 

Diving Duck

 

 Control System and the Tower of Hanoi to Ed Eitelberg

Diving Duck to Sanjay Deeraj

 

Pyramid

 

Energy Conservation

 Khan Gift  

 Pyramid to Dawoud Dawoud

 Energy Conservation to Rathi Sewsunker

A Computer Processor IC to Themesha Murugas (Khan)

 
 

CADUCEUS

 

Left:  Ron Lee with his CADUCEUS. The Caduceus was the ancient Roman/Greek badge of the Teacher. It consisted of two Serpents counter-entwined around a Winged Staff. This is still used today in the Military as a badge for Lecturing Staff, as well as members of the Education Corps.

 

 Eiffel Tower and Camera

 Eiffel Tower and Camera to Johannes Mbili to remind him of his photography course in France

 
 

 

 
 

 


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