The nickel brass
lock keeps the screwdriver from closing when in use.
The Royal Mint has produced 65 nickel brass
medals to present to the returning athletes who finished sixth in the medal table.
Spotted in the Christie's sale of the Casimir Collection of Metalware 1500-1900 (featured on these pages recently) the late 19th century nickel brass
dog collar is stamped "Sandbach" and with the name of the creature's owner - "WCox", who was obviously a big cheese in the South Cheshire market town.
Some 2005 sterling silver medals are being struck as well as an unlimited amount made from nickel brass
50 each and an unlimited nickel brass
version at pounds 9.
The years to follow saw the 12-sided nickel brass
three pence replace the silver threepence in 1942; in 1945, all notes above pounds 5 ceased to be legal tender, and in 1956 the production of farthings stopped as inflation had rendered them worthless.
The ministry said it will mint 10,000-yen gold, 1,000-yen silver and 500-yen nickel brass
coins for the finals, which are to be held from May 31 to June 30 next year.
The coin - a combination of nickel brass
and cupro-nickel - will be introduced on June 15 by the Royal Mint and phased into circulation over the summer.
Student versions are often made of nickel brass
or silver-plated brass.
Welsh athletes will each get a specially designed nickel brass
medal when they return home.