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Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

Bone china saucer with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Co...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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Wedgwood
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1988
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Aqua 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes in shoebox

Aqua 'Mary Jane'-style young girl's shoes in shoebox

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Shoes
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England
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C & J Clark Ltd
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Township of Bright, Victoria No. 42

Township of Bright, Victoria No. 42

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menzies in appreciation by the Kooyong Electorate

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RG Menzies collection
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Sauce boats
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1954
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Photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne in cricket attire

Photograph of Edgar Richard Mayne in cricket attire

Nanette Ward collection
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England
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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1912
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Medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper after England vs Victoria cricket tour match, 1873

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Bransby Beauchamp Cooper collection
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Medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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Bransby B. Cooper
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1873
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Vi...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England
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King George VI
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1949
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Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing to England

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Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England
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Elsie Deane
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'Martin Place, Sydney, NSW', No. 3, 1925

'Martin Place, Sydney, NSW', No. 3, 1925

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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England
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New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau
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1925
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Mount Wellington, from Newtown, Tasmania.

Mount Wellington, from Newtown, Tasmania.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Model replica of of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation coach

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Toy horse drawn coaches
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London, England
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Lesney Products & Co Ltd
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1953
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La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

La Vie Ormondaise [Ormonde]

Enid Treadgold collection
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Pamphlets
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England
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Orient Line
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1919
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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Hobart, Tasmania No. 96

Hobart, Tasmania No. 96

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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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict love token for Abraham Lawley

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1828
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Square, glass inkstand

Square, glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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England
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Garrett's Patent Horse Hoe

Garrett's Patent Horse Hoe

Charles Durr collection
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Prints
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England
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1880
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Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Complete Manual of Freemasonry

Joanne Duke collection
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Manuals
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Glasgow, Scotland
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William Harvey
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1917
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Letter from the Polish Consulate General, allowing Home Guard membership, 1942

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EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Business letters
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Lake Cave W.A. No. 68

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist Daniel Solander

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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England
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Wedgwood
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1775
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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White china dinner plate

White china dinner plate

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Dinner plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania No. 95

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania No. 95

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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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Garrett and Sons Double Cylinder Steam Ploughing Engine and Tackle

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Charles Durr collection
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Prints
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England
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Richard Garrett & Sons
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1862
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Clear glass plate marked Advance Australia, to commemorate Australia's centenary in 1888

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Terence Lane collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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1887
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How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic in 1975

How Different Things Would Have Been If We Were A Republic i...

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 Sheehan
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1999
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Square, clear glass inkstand

Square, clear glass inkstand

Justice Else-Mitchell collection no. 1
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Inkstands
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England
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London
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1942
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richmond and Elsie Wisdom

1932 Brooklands 1000 Miles Race trophy awarded to Joan Richm...

Joan Richmond collection
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England
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1932
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms