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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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Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 1860-1861 expedition to the Gulf of Carpentaria

Water bottle used by explorer Robert O'Hara Burke on his 186...

Robert O'Hara Burke collection
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Water containers
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Victoria, Australia
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Robert O. Burke
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1860
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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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Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud Bodenwieser when taking on-stage acknowledgements

Gold metallic cloth and black woollen coat, worn by Gertud B...

Cuckson Bodenwieser collection no. 1
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Coats
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New South Wales, Australia
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Eileen Cramer
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1940
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard, Victoria, Underground Galleries

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Hans Irvine's Great Western Vineyard
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Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Jubilee Lake, Victoria No. 28

Joyce Knife collection
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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The Woolsacks on the Wonderland Track, Grampians

The Woolsacks on the Wonderland Track, Grampians

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

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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1928
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Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

Stony Creek Falls and Bridge, Cairns Railway QLD No. 77

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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QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

QSL card for 3LR, National Broadcasting Service

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Souvenir booklet, titled

Souvenir booklet, titled "EIIR, ROYAL VISIT TO NORTH-EAST VI...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Booklets
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Victoria, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Lucky Jeff Overplays Hand

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1999
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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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QSL card for VK3OC

QSL card for VK3OC

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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QSL cards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1935
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QSL card for VK3RX

QSL card for VK3RX

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Sympathy card from Victoria Police

Sympathy card from Victoria Police "to the families of all t...

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial - Parliament of Victoria collection
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Cards
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Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
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Victoria Police
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2002
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'Woorrkgnan - Moorraka' [Birthplace - Burial Place], Vicki Couzens, 2005

'Woorrkgnan - Moorraka' [Birthplace - Burial Place], Vicki C...

Koorie Heritage Trust collection
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Collages
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Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2005
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Ferrier's Lever Wool Press, Serial No 1831, made by Humble & Sons, Geelong, c.1912

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Department of Administrative Services collection
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Wool presses
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Humble and Sons
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1876
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Handmade wooden clothes peg

Handmade wooden clothes peg

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Clothes pegs
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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Arrogant Jeff

Arrogant Jeff

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Mark Knight
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1997
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Tablecloth and four serviettes

Tablecloth and four serviettes

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Table linen
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1930
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Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Postcard featuring Victoria's champion boxer Bill Lang

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Group of four fused coins from Kilmore East bushfire, Victoria, 7 February 2009

Group of four fused coins from Kilmore East bushfire, Victor...

Victorian Black Saturday Bushfires 2009 collection
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Cent coins
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Victoria, Australia
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2009
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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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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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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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Netball service award in the form of a circular nine carat gold brooch badge, awarded to M. Pewtress in 1973

Netball service award in the form of a circular nine carat g...

History of Netball - Margaret Pewtress collection
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Awards
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Pewtress
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1973
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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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High St. Heathcote

High St. Heathcote

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

The Ramblers Walking Club Programme 1949-1950

Elery Hamilton-Smith collection
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Programs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ramblers Walking Club
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1942
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Mt Bogong, Victoria No. 34

Mt Bogong, Victoria No. 34

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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Booklet titled 'The Game of Hockey - With Notes on Umpiring', used by Rose Little

Booklet titled 'The Game of Hockey - With Notes on Umpiring'...

Rose Hooke collection
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Booklets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Sports Depot
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1939
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Crossing Badger Creek Healesville

Crossing Badger Creek Healesville

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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River Yarra Warburton

River Yarra Warburton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Victoria, Australia
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting the Sy...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1932
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Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Crocheted jug cover with yellow glass beads

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Jug covers
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1942
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Wisden barnd cricket bat autographed by the 1925 Victorian Cricket team

Wisden barnd cricket bat autographed by the 1925 Victorian C...

Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket bats
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London, England
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John Wisden and Company Ltd
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1925
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Tower of London No. 22

Tower of London No. 22

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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1928
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Clubs
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Victoria, Australia
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