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Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Matson Line Oceanic Line match book

Terence Lane collection
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Matchboxes
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California, United States of America
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Matson Navigation Company
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1926
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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 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remembers you. Post a card for May 13'

Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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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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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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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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Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

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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1955
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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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Posters
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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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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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Tracksuit jacket worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Jackets
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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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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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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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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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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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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

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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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1948
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

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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1955
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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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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

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

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

J Matthews collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Trotting Club
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1949
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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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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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The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

The Glory of a Lion is his Mane

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Canada
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

Vietnam Aid Appeal 1972

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Charity badges
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New Zealand
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1972
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 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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1982
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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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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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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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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Cartoon of New Zealand's Minister of Finance, Sir Roger Douglas, holding an enlarged pair of scissors

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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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The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

The Bridges Narrabeen Pittwater N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a Post Office

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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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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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

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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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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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 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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Photograph of Benny Zable in costume standing on his drums holding a missile above his head

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Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographs
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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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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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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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IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD APPLE TREE

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1906
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ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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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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