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Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacco

Commercial cast iron tobacco cutter for chopping plug tobacc...

Suncoast Pioneer Village collection
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Tobacco cutters
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Bli Bli, Queensland, Australia
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Suncoast Pioneer Village
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1850
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wall clocks
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With Particular Reference to Victoria

Short History of Women's Cricket in Australia to 1939 With P...

Ruth Preddey collection
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Manuscripts
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms June Cole
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1975
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 17 June 1880

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 17 June 1880

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1880
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Amalgamated House & Ship Painters, Paperhangers & Decorators Employees Association (NSW)

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W C Penfold and Co Pty Ltd
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1875
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Night fishing

Night fishing

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Colourised photographic postcard of Como Bridge over George's River.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, Special Prize

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Bag featuring Berlin woolwork with silk

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1870
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Chinese Immigration correspondence, Queensland 1880

Chinese Immigration correspondence, Queensland 1880

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Correspondence
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1880
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Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Guard, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1850
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show,...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers
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1936
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Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Prize

Card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887, First Pr...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Champion Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, Wagga Wagga, 1887

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Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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Ovens & Murray Agricultural & Pastoral Association 1880 'Best Shorthorn Bull'

Ovens & Murray Agricultural & Pastoral Association 1880 'Bes...

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1880
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 21 January 1887

Tirranna Picnic Race Club Programme, 21 January 1887

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Programs
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Thomas Daniel
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1887
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Whisk with pin

Whisk with pin

Tom Price collection
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Regalia
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Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr K Warbarton
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1870
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Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Whiskies,

Beige glazed ceramic souvenir jug - The Cream of Highland Wh...

Queen Victoria Jubilee collection
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Commemorative objects
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Port Dundas Pottery Coy
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1886
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First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1887

First Prize card awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 18...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1887
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron pos...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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"FIRST PRIZE, GOULBURN, 188_"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1880
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Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Colourised photographic postcard of Mosman's Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Pages 21 to 24 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which was originally composed by Ned Kelly

Pages 21 to 24 of the copy of the Jerilderie Letter, which w...

Christies Auction collection
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Letters
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Stringybark Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Edward 'Ned' Kelly
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1879
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Letters
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 17 June 1880

Letter sent from Robert Lionel Faithfull, 17 June 1880

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Letters
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1880
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Attack on Store Dray

Attack on Store Dray

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Samuel T. Gill
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1870
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Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and ruffles around face

Light brown silk faille bonnet with self fabric fringe and r...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bonnets
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