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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Batting pads

Batting pads

Macks Southwell collection
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Cricket equipment
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Convict love token from William Maycock

Convict love token from William Maycock

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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On a North Coast farm NSW. No. 10.

On a North Coast farm NSW. No. 10.

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Vive La France Nov. 1917

Vive La France Nov. 1917

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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France
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Australian Red Cross Society
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1917
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Woodwork plane

Woodwork plane

Ron Bell collection
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Planes
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Metal stamp

Metal stamp

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Lid for metal box

Lid for metal box

Parsons collection
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Boxes
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Holden tiepin

Holden tiepin

Jack Heenan collection
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Tiepins
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GM Holden Ltd
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Kolynos Denture Powder

Kolynos Denture Powder

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tins
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Cuff Insignia

Cuff Insignia

Ronald L Gale Masonic collection no. 1
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Clothing accessories
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Damaged auto-collimator, a relic from the 2003 bush fire that destroyed the Mount Stromlo Observatory

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Mount Stromlo Observatory collection
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Astronomical equipment
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Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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2003
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Wilderness News, Volume 9, Number 5, July 1998

Wilderness News, Volume 9, Number 5, July 1998

Wilderness Society (A.C.T. Branch) Forests Campaign collection
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Newsletters
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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The Wilderness Society
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1988
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Silver cigarette holders

Silver cigarette holders

Christine Marshall Cox collection
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Cigarette holders
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Dolly clothes peg

Dolly clothes peg

Margaret Heap 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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1950
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Wooden block

Wooden block

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Building materials
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Uranium play it safe

Uranium play it safe

Fred Daly collection
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Political badges
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Box for Rasier-Apparal-Zero

Box for Rasier-Apparal-Zero

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Boxes
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Products of Queensland International Exhibition London 1862

Products of Queensland International Exhibition London 1862

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1862
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'Gordon Boy's Homes Highett Junior Atheltics 1965 David Mulholland' trophy

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David Mulholland collection
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Trophies
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Wooden plane

Wooden plane

George O Crawford collection
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Planes
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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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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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Billy can with lid

Billy can with lid

Jean Harvey collection
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Billy cans
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Five large watercolour brushes

Five large watercolour brushes

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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1970
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Cricket ball with a commemorative metal plate, engraved 'F. Blade from the N.S.W. Team...1933'

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Fern Blade collection
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Cricket balls
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Mrs Fern Blade
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1933
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Gold glass ball

Gold glass ball

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Ribbon bar from Order of Australia set, Companion - General Division, Male

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Governor-General collection
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Ribbon bars
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Royal Australian Mint
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Paperweight of mulga wood with a brass fitting at centre top

Paperweight of mulga wood with a brass fitting at centre top

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Paperweights
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Wooden handle rake

Wooden handle rake

David Crane and Alice Sutton collection no. 2
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Rakes
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Women's Hockey Association club badge

NSW Women's Hockey Association club badge

Thompson Family collection
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Club badges
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New South Wales, Australia
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Aluminium plate

Aluminium plate

Fiona MacDonald Brand collection
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Plates
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Pokerwork tool consisting of a burner and a transformer

Pokerwork tool consisting of a burner and a transformer

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Woodworking tools
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Museum Victoria
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Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Book titled 'Robert Sarjeant Balmer' by Patricia Degens

Thompson Family collection
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Books
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Mrs Patricia A. Degens
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Plow plane iron

Plow plane iron

John Docker collection
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Plane irons
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Manuscript titled 'From Sleeping Beauty's stage'

Everitt and George Family collection
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Manuscripts
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Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Club, Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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1926
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Rainforest shield - QLD

Rainforest shield - QLD

Horne-Bowie collection
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Shields
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Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Edgar Mayne an Australian Test Cricketer - 1921 Australian Team

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No.20. Qualup Bell

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' badge

'Australian Bicentennial Exhibition' badge

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Badges
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1988
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Metal stamp showing a sugar bowl, teapot and cream jug

Metal stamp showing a sugar bowl, teapot and cream jug

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Printing blocks
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Pictorial Souvenir HRH Princess Elizabeth 1926 to 1947

Pictorial Souvenir HRH Princess Elizabeth 1926 to 1947

Marion Butcher collection
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Booklets
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Marion Butcher
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Yarnangu Painting Tjarra (Person with Painting) by Nora Holland, Dianne Ungukalpi Golding and Eunice Yunurupa Porter

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Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Sculptures
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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YMCA - Red Triangle Day

YMCA - Red Triangle Day

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Club badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Young Mens Christian Association
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1914
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Convict love token engraved with the initials J.D., 1825

Convict love token engraved with the initials J.D., 1825

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Metal bottle opener

Metal bottle opener

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bottle openers
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

Matchbox holder depicting Two Champions

JA Kearns collection
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Matchbox holders
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Film spools
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Left Shoe last

Left Shoe last

Ron Bell collection
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Shoe lasts
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Seven assorted metal needles and latch hooks

Seven assorted metal needles and latch hooks

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Needles
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Convict love token from J.F., 1837

Convict love token from J.F., 1837

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Metal container and knife

Metal container and knife

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Container components
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Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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