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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir teaspoon for the Royal Visit, 1954

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Invitation to a Royal Ball in honour of the visit to Victoria of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh standing on a strip of carpet

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Associated Newspapers Ltd
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1954
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Program for the Morning Prayer service at Church of All Souls, Island Bend, in the presence of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on 10 March 1963

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Snowy Scheme - Sue Hughes Collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1963
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Medallion to commemorate the 1954 Royal Visit to Australia

Lois Grosse collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal Visit, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Restricted - Royal Visit, 1954, Guide for Planning

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Commonwealth of Australia
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1953
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The 1954 Royal Visit

The 1954 Royal Visit

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Government of Australia
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1954
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 3, 1953

Argus Coronation Souvenir Part 3, 1953

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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1953
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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The Queen in Victoria

The Queen in Victoria

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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Victoria, Australia
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The Argus
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1954
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Inkstand presented to Sir Robert Menzies in Commemoration of the Commonwealth Royal Tour 1954

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RG Menzies collection
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Inkstands
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1953
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Promotional Caltex petrol pump periscope

Promotional Caltex petrol pump periscope

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Glass replica diamond and emerald wattle arrangement brooch

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Brooches
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Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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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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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 teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, 1963 [Part 2]

Visit to the Snowy Mountains Scheme by Her Majesty Queen Eli...

Snowy Scheme - Keith Montague collection
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Booklets
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Authority
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1963
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Souvenir blue glass plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Souvenir blue glass plate or dish - Queen Elizabeth II, 1953

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy figures
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

The Sun Special Royal Tour Issue, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Magazines
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sun News Pictorial
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1954
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Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir teaspoon of Queen Elizabeth II

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Sunday Telegraph Coronation supplement 31 May 1953

Sunday Telegraph Coronation supplement 31 May 1953

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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Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Souvenir flag of the Royal visit to Australia, 1954

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Flags
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir program of the Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh to Bendigo on 5 March 1954

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977

Souvenir mug - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee 1977

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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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The Coronation Of the Queen

The Coronation Of the Queen

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Pop-up books
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company's EIIR electric light decoration for the royal visit in 1954

Letter from Phillips Electrical Industries about the company...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Phillips Electrical Industries
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1954
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Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1988

Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1988

Australia Post collection
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Commemorative envelopes
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Australia Post
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1988
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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Colour programme of events scheduled for the celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Brisbane, 1953

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Programs
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of th...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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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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Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

Don't tell me they've whited out mateship

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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