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Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Boomerang, Lake Tyers area, east Gippsland, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Boomerangs
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Message stick

Message stick

Horne-Bowie collection
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Message sticks
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Not provided
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1926
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The Snowy Mountains Scheme

The Snowy Mountains Scheme

Snowy Scheme Model collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1955
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White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dinner plate with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dinner plates
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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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Mick Syrup

Mick Syrup

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Ron Bell collection
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Signs
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Pin fastener

Pin fastener

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Fasteners
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Convict love token engraved with the names John Hobbs and George Brown, 1834

Convict love token engraved with the names John Hobbs and Ge...

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Mockba 1987 World Congress of Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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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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Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Medal from ELECTROLYTIC ZINC CO. TASMANIA

Bothwell Museum collection
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Medallions
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Risdon, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Electrolytic Zinc Co of Australia Ltd
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Hole depth gauge

Hole depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Metal timekeeping token, 110

Metal timekeeping token, 110

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Tokens
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Ammunition tin containing 31 smaller tins containing various seeds, a gardening book, two plastic garden markers, and 17 vegetable markers

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Boxes
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Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Record titled CENTURY DUBBO

Ron Bell collection
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Audio records
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Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Black felt bowler hat for horse riding

Colledge Family collection
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Bowler hats
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Gawler Agricultural Horticultural & Floricultural Society 1902 'Seedsower Broadcast'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1902
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Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Repatriation Day fundraising badge

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Commemorative badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1915
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Basket of flowers ornament

Basket of flowers ornament

Alison Steele collection
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Christmas decorations
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Bone dagger

Bone dagger

Papuan Official collection
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Daggers
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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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Rouch & Co whole plate field camera

Rouch & Co whole plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Full plate cameras
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Charles H. Kerry
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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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Queensland Pastoral Society 1868 'Five Colonial bred Ewes'

Queensland Pastoral Society 1868 'Five Colonial bred Ewes'

David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1868
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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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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

Razor in a box used by Ben Chilfley

MJ Brown collection
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Razors
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Mr Joseph B. Chifley
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Camera shutter cable relase

Camera shutter cable relase

Les Hiddins collection
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Camera accessories
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Japan
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Canon Inc
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1978
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Poster-

Poster- "Australian Race Against Time for Africa"

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Black and white framed portrait of Norma Thompson

Black and white framed portrait of Norma Thompson

Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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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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Booklet titled 'Pacific Highway Northern Suburbs Sydney to Newcastle'

Booklet titled 'Pacific Highway Northern Suburbs Sydney to N...

Thompson Family collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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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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Australian of the Year

Australian of the Year

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Newspaper clippings
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1979
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A.O. Jones from the 1901-02 English Cricket Team to Australia

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Nanette Ward collection
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Commemorative badges
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Whitehead and Hoag
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Chinese in Queensland, Return to an Order, 1881

Chinese in Queensland, Return to an Order, 1881

Chinese in Australia Rare Books collection
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Government records
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1881
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Flat metal folding food grater

Flat metal folding food grater

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Food graters
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Some notes on Coode Island and its flora

Some notes on Coode Island and its flora

Jean Galbraith collection
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Books
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Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to John [Johnny] Warrens' soccer career, 1977-1978

Red-brown hard cover elephant folio scrapbook relating to Jo...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Scrapbooks
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John N. Warren MBE OAM
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Left Shoe last

Left Shoe last

Ron Bell collection
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Shoe lasts
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PIX magazine 30 May 1953 Coronation Souvenir

PIX magazine 30 May 1953 Coronation Souvenir

Marion Butcher collection
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Magazines
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Metal shoehorn with plaitted wool cord attached

Metal shoehorn with plaitted wool cord attached

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Shoehorns
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Souvenir booklet from August 2000 Relocation of the Colours 36th Battalion, associated with the service of Lieutenant Vincent Burns

Souvenir booklet from August 2000 Relocation of the Colours ...

Vincent Burns collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lieutenant Vincent A. Burns
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2000
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Metal broaching tool and a semi-circular shaped blade

Metal broaching tool and a semi-circular shaped blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Islamic watch