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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890, Special Prize

Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1890, S...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1890
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Royal Australian Air Force Certificate of Service and Discharge

Royal Australian Air Force Certificate of Service and Discha...

Parsons collection
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1946
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Certificate

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Stephanie Dowker collection
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Certificate issued by the Australian Wool Testing Authority for five bales of wool, 9 September 1986

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Colin R Murray collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Australian Wool Testing Authority
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1986
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cyphe...

Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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Certificate

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Department of Education certificate issued to Lesley Robertson to certify that he passed composing theory examinations from 1921-1923

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Les Robertson collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Victorian Department of Education
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1923
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail ...

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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Black, white and pink leaflet printed for Australia's 150th Anniversary in 1938

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Leaflets
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New South Wales, Australia
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Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council
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1938
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accesso...

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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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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Wooden footstool with tapestry top that commemorates the establishment of Lucini & Co in Melbourne, Victoria, 1853

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Joseph Andreallo collection no. 1
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Footstools
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Italy
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Unknown
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1858
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Certificate

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David Westcott collection no. 6
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1888
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Oil on linen portrait of the racehorse 'Jorrocks'

Jorrocks collection
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Unknown Artist
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1840
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Certificate

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Nettie McColive collection
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Prospect, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Minetta 'Nettie' McColive
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1986
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Punishment cell Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Punishment cell 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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Certificate

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ET Fealy collection
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Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine Ginsburg

Book titled 'Wedding Dress 1740-1970' written by Madelaine G...

Margot Child collection
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Books
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London, England
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Victoria and Albert Museum
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1740
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Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, First Prize

Certificate awarded at the Murrumbidgee Annual Show, 1889, F...

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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1889
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Certificate

ET Fealy collection
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Certificate commemorating the crossing of the Equator by Britannic Majesty's Ship SS Amapoora on 9 April 1949

Certificate commemorating the crossing of the Equator by Bri...

Giedre Kalade collection
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Indian Ocean, ,
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Mrs Giedre Kalade
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1949
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Scout's Metalworker badge certificate

Scout's Metalworker badge certificate

Barry Williams collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Barry Williams
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1944
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Royal Australian Air Force Interim certificate of discharge

Royal Australian Air Force Interim certificate of discharge

Parsons collection
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1945
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Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Technical Girls School, 1927

Merit certificate awarded to Norma Thompson from Brighton Te...

Thompson Family collection
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Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1927
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Certificate

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Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Certificate

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ET Fealy collection
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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'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

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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Miner's Right covering Gippsland area of the Victorian Goldfields issued in 1876

Miner's Right covering Gippsland area of the Victorian Goldf...

1876 Miner's Right collection
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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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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Medical registration certificate, Robert Lionel Faithfull, 10 August 1880

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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London, England
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Robert L. Faithfull
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1880
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King George's Sound

King George's Sound

The Christensen Fund collection no. 1
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Prints
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London, England
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J Carr
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1873
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Certificate

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Yarra Glen, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1971
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printe