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Diary of the voyage of SS Ormonde, Orient Line, from Australia to England, during March and April 1928

Diary of the voyage of SS Ormonde, Orient Line, from Austral...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Diaries
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Australia
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Orient Line
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1928
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Fountain pen

Fountain pen

Reverend John Grosse collection
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Fountain pens
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England
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Reverend John Grosse
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail ...

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

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

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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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1937
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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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Lots of fun at Christmas

Lots of fun at Christmas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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Miniature medals including a George V Jubilee Medal from 1935, a George VI Coronation Medal from 1937 and a Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal from 1953

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1935
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Certificate

Certificate

EJ Tomaszewski collection
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Certificates
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London, England
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Mr Edward J. Tomaszewski
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1945
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Neck Decoration for the Order of the Companion of Honour to Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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Awards
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London, England
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Sir Robert 'Bob' G. Menzies
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1951
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

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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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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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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Hotel Kosciusko NSW. No. 8.

Hotel Kosciusko NSW. No. 8.

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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Autographed photograph of the Australian Cricket Team in England, 1912

Autographed photograph of the Australian Cricket Team in Eng...

Nanette Ward collection
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England
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J Woodland Fullwood, Sports Photographer
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1912
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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron pos...

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

Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

Bone china cheese plate printed with a coloured Commonwealth...

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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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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Bags
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1988
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Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

Minton 'Kings Service' china soup plate bearing the coat-of-...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Soup plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Princely Gravy

Princely Gravy

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Sterling silver helmet trophy awarded to Australian speedway star Frank Arthur 1928

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Frank Arthur collection
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Trophies
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England
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Frank Arthur
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1928
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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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Some Models

Some Models

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Sheehan
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1999
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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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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HM...

Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing to England

Australian Women's Cricket Team taken on board ship sailing ...

Elsie Deane collection
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Photographs
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England
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Elsie Deane
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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England
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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FERN TREE BOWER, S. TASMANIA.

FERN TREE BOWER, S. TASMANIA.

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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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Dame Pattie Menzies

Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal 1953 to Dame Pattie Menz...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Medals
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England
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Dame Pattie Menzies
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1952
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Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

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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Set of six clear drinking glasses, commemorating the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954

Set of six clear drinking glasses, commemorating the visit o...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative glassware
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Cartoon of John Howard and John Hewson in 19th century England