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Australian silver mounted emu egg inkstand with lift off lid

Australian silver mounted emu egg inkstand with lift off lid

Silver Inkstand collection
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Inkstands
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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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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New Zealand
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Rt Hon Richard J. Seddon
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1906
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy; A very brief history', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alister Taylor

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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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"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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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Tenakoe Pakeha

Tenakoe Pakeha

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

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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1913
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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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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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

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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Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

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Samuel Marsden collection
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Biographies
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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B Isaacs
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1844
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Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Our Late Premier, The Rt Hon R.J. Seddon, P.C

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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New Zealand
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1906
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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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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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Cartoon of two passenger trains, one marked ASIA and the other EUROPE

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Alan Moir collection no. 1
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Java, Indonesia, Asia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1992
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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T-shirts
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone New Zealand

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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The Royal Tour: New Zealand

The Royal Tour: New Zealand

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative books
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New Zealand
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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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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Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

James McGowen collection
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Inkstands
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1912
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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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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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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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1920
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Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Douglas, holding an enlarged pair of scissors

Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Doug...

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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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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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Silver presentation case for a magnifying glass

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Presentation cases
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London, England
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William Bayly
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1776
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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

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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The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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1912
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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1988
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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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Salter Scales
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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexp...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Coo...

Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

Mac's Memoirs by GH Cunningham

William Beausang collection
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Books
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New Zealand
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Christmas play

Christmas play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

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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MV Tampa life jacket

MV Tampa life jacket

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Life jackets
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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New Zealand
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1962
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distanc...

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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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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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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What do they take us for?

What do they take us for?

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which...

Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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