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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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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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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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Salter Scales
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

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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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1912
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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...

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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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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1920
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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New South Wales, Australia
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Set of brass scales attached to a black wooden base with fou...

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Beam balances
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Beige and brown rectangular postage stamp dispenser with a g...

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Postal equipment
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Postmaster General's Department
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1940
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Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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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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1920
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

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Balances
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Sodeco SL11 red painted metal stamp dispenser

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Societe des Computeurs de Geneva
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1970
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Beige and brown rectangular postage stamp dispenser with a g...

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1941
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Varnished cedar cabinet in two sections, made for the GPO Sy...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1873
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Multi-coin attachment for public telephone

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Telephone accessories
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1966
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