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

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

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched 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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1912
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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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Balances
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Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Key to Glass Makers' Emblem

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Instructional documents
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London, England
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1850
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29 - Pre-Stamped Postcard...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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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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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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Rabbit bait formula

Rabbit bait formula

Earl Ewers and Sylvia Ewers collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Amalgamated Society of Engineers - diagramatic key to union emblem

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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1852
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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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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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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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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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1982
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Pen nib

Pen nib

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nibs
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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'

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

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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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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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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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Information on the use of the entree card and parking procedures for invitees to the opening ceremony of Parliament House in 1988

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1988 Opening of Parliament House collection
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Instructional documents
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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1988
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Assorted instructional documentation related to an Underwood Standard Typewriter typewriter

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Helen Mason collection
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United States of America
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Stott & Underwood Ltd
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1925
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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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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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OFFICIAL OPENING TUMUT 3 PROJECT LUNCH DINING ROOM A

OFFICIAL OPENING TUMUT 3 PROJECT LUNCH DINING ROOM A

Snowy Scheme - Ken Johnson collection
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Authority
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1972
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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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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Four photocopied documents titled Getting dBest From dBase, parts 1 to 4

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Rhys Jones and Betty Meehan collection
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Instructional documents
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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor Rhys M. Jones
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1981
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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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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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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

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Mobiles
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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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Note with instructions about using an accompanying badge when attending ceremonies in Canberra, issued by the Commonwealth Director, Royal Visit

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People's Paraphernalia collection no. 23
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Federal Capital Commission
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1927
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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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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Document titled 'PROTOKOL'

Document titled 'PROTOKOL'

Janina Dolega-Checinska collection no. 2
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Poland
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1947
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Instructions on how to wear a kimono

Instructions on how to wear a kimono

Yoshiko Ishikawa collection
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Form P/P83A Certificate of Service and Discharge

Form P/P83A Certificate of Service and Discharge

Parsons collection
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Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Printed paper instruction sheet for a Caltex periscope.

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Instructional documents
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Caltex Australia
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1950
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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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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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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Handwritten instructional document, describing the electrical lighting system for a toy theatre

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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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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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Red metal pillar box with arched top

Red metal pillar box with arched top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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W Taylor Paragon Foundry Pyrmont
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1912
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Squadron departure instructions

Squadron departure instructions

Parsons collection
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