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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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Photograph of Harry Hawker and his Sopwith aircraft at Caulfield Racecourse 1914

Photograph of Harry Hawker and his Sopwith aircraft at Caulf...

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Harry G. Hawker
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1914
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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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British Pattern 1842 .75 smooth bore percussion musket used by the 12th Foot (East Suffolk Regiment)

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Neville Locker collection
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Muskets
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Tower of London [Armouries]
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1848
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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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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Three bowls

Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Commonwealth Savings Bank deposit book, 31/07/1985 - 07/04/1986

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Bankbooks
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1985
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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Advertising posters
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England
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Souvenir tankard 'Queen Elizabeth II 1952 Silver Jubilee 1977'

Souvenir tankard 'Queen Elizabeth II 1952 Silver Jubilee 197...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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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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White china cup

White china cup

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cups
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Gunn and Moore cricket bat

Ruth Oldfield collection
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Cricket bats
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England
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1925
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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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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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Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict love token for Thomas Lock

Convict Love Token collection no. 1
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Convict love tokens
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England
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1830
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Is there anything I can show you, sir?

Is there anything I can show you, sir?

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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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds of Australia ...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Two plates

Two plates

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Plates
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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The Choice

The Choice

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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1999
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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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King George VI
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1949
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Roll of wallpaper with a grey and pink decorative motif of villas

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wallpaper
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist, physician, zoologist and taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus

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Wedgwood & Bentley Portrait Medallions collection
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Portrait medallions
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Wedgwood
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1775
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Minton 'Kings Service' china saucer bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Saucers
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Minton
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1927
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Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menzies in appreciation by the Kooyong Electorate

Two silver sauce or gravy boats presented to Sir Robert Menz...

RG Menzies collection
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Sauce boats
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England
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Hardy Bros, Silversmiths and Jewellers
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1954
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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Minton
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1927
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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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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Piccadilly from Carnimow, Mount Lofty Summit SA No. 56

Piccadilly from Carnimow, Mount Lofty Summit SA No. 56

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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Souvenir tankard - George V Coronation 1911

Souvenir tankard - George V Coronation 1911

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King George V
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1911
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parlia...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dessert dishes
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Next-of-kin plaque issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Plaques
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