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Cast Easom Enfield plaque with rising sun, kangaroo and emu, late 1800s

Cast Easom Enfield plaque with rising sun, kangaroo and emu,...

Terence Lane collection
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Plaques
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1880
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Australia in 1954, worn in Canberra by Petronella Wensing

Souvenir badge in commemoration of the Royal visit to Austra...

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Petronella Wensing
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1954
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The Courthouse, Parramatta

The Courthouse, Parramatta

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1849
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting John Macarthur

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Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1766
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2002 World Cup Japan

2002 World Cup Japan

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Paris - Brest - Paris, 1891-1991 [cycling]

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Kelly

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Ned Ke...

Coles-Myer collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1855
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Homo Australis

Homo Australis

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Australia
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Mr John Kron
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1999
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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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Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

Photographic postcard of Paramatta River at Drummoyne, NSW

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

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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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The Gwalior Plains

The Gwalior Plains

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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1840
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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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C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

C. Blythe from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

Nanette Ward collection
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Whitehead and Hoag
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British Military Issue Pattern 1842 Musket, or New Line, Socket Bayonet, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

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Neil Martin collection
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Socket bayonets
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England
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George Salter & Co
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1844
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

Colourised photographic post card of Clifton Gardens, NSW

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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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Pearl brooch given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Edgar Mayne an Australian Test Cricketer - 1921 Australian Team

Edgar Mayne an Australian Test Cricketer - 1921 Australian T...

Nanette Ward collection
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Family Bible

Family Bible

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bibles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Collins, Sons and Co.
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1800
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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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Boomerang made of dark timber, attributed to Chris 'Pompey' Austin, 1890s

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Boomerangs
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Chris Austin
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1890
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

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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1978
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Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative badges
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mobiles
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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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Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Barrister's wig worn by Sir George Houstoun Reid

Anne Fairbairn collection no. 2
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Wigs
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London, England
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Ravenscroft
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1890
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Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

Badge 'Palestine Exhibition 87'

General Palestinian Delegation collection
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Commemorative badges
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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General Palestinian Delegation
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1987
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newsp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1939
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Wooden cylindrical pencil case

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Pencil cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mary Archer
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1895
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The Australians in England 1896

The Australians in England 1896

Australian Cricket Tour 1896 collection
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Booklets
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England
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Australian Cricket Team
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1896
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1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

1954 Royal Visit - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative badges
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South Australia, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven, 1896

Postcard featuring Melbourne Cup winner - Newhaven, 1896

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass