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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

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Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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The Duke and Duchess of York in a carriage at the opening of Parliament House, Canberra

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George Henry Taylor collection
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Photographs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Duke of York
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1927
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

Mrs F Blade and Miss R Shevill at SCG

Ruby Lee collection
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Newspaper clippings
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Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1934
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Black and white photograph of a view from Old Parliament House in Canberra

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Mollie Ballard collection
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Photographs
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Frank W. Ballard
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1927
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Scrapbook album compiled by a Polish migrant to Australia, titled '1928-1950 Memories of Migrant'

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Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski collection
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Scrapbooks
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Poland
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Mr Zygmunt Skarbek-Kruszewski
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1928
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Metal rule

Metal rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Paper rectangular envelope labelled 'LETTUCE Webb's Wonderful'

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Eve Arthur collection
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Seeds
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Tasmania, Australia
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Goodwill Stores Pty Ltd
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1935
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Cast iron frying pan

Cast iron frying pan

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Frying pans
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and ca...

Parsons collection
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Water containers
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1920
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Southern central, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Christmas card from Betty Archdale to Ruby Monaghan, 1935

Ruby Lee collection
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Christmas cards
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London, England
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Ms Betty Archdale
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1935
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black and white promotional postcard photograph of the cast from Bunkey-doo around a 2GB microphone

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Radio 2GB, Sydney
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1935
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Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Porcelain oriental-style doll used as a subject for painting

Margaret Coen collection
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Dolls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1934
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Photograph of two women cricketers

Photograph of two women cricketers

Ruby Lee collection
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Photographs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruby Lee
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1932
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Forty-one oil paint paintbrushes

Margaret Coen collection
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Paintbrushes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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1930
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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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Handmade doily

Handmade doily

Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

A set of three matching doilies made by Audrey McBurney

Audrey McBurney collection
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Doilies
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Audrey McBurney
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1935
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Spearthrower made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite), 1913 - insect and dingo motifs

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Spearthrowers
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1913
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Containers
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pair of small square linen doilies handmade using a machine from a scrap of linen

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Kathleen Simpson collection no. 1
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Doilies
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Mrs Annie Taylor
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1930
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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Souvenir of the first ever Test Match between England and Australia in Queensland, 1934-35