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Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Charity badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1972
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Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Douglas, holding an enlarged pair of scissors

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Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1984
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Poster 'greetings from Sydney Australia Join the Movement for a Nuclear (and Turd) Free Pacific'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political posters
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South Pacific,
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Association for International Co-operation and Disarmament
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1960
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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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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 Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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1907
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Benny Zable - What in the World  is Happening?

Benny Zable - What in the World is Happening?

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1985
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

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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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1948
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Tracksuit jacket worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Jackets
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Poster titled 'Buy N.Z. made'

Poster titled 'Buy N.Z. made'

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Political posters
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New Zealand
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Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Pamphlet titled 'New Zealand Coach Tours 1963-64'

Thompson Family collection
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Pamphlets
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New Zealand
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Postcard featuring a printed  black and white photograph of Richard Seddon, 15th Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Rt Hon Richard J. Seddon
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1906
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Postcard featuring photograph of Castlereagh Street, Sydney, 9 September 1925

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1925
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Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Diamond Lake, New Zealand

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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John M. Cantle
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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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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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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New Zealand
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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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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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

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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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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Poster titled 'Its 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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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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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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Menu for a luncheon in honour of the Honourable Robert Semple MP Minister of Public Works and Transport, New Zealand, 1937

Menu for a luncheon in honour of the Honourable Robert Sempl...

Muriel Kelly collection
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Menus
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1937
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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer William Sparkes in England in 1847

Bare knuckle boxing trophy presented to Australian boxer Wil...

North Austral collection
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Trophies
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London, England
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William Sparkes
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1800
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South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

J Matthews collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Trotting Club
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1949
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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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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Club from New Zealand, 1914