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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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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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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Ron Bell collection
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Clubs
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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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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers on mail'

Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Wooden mallet

Wooden mallet

Ron Bell collection
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Hammers
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Universal Drive 709 A Drive, part of a projector

Universal Drive 709 A Drive, part of a projector

Ron Bell collection
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Projector components
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Boot Last on steel stand

Boot Last on steel stand

Ron Bell collection
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Boot lasts
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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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Spear

Spear

Ron Bell collection
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Spears
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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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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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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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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Metal Auger with wood handle

Metal Auger with wood handle

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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708 A Drive, part of a projector

708 A Drive, part of a projector

Ron Bell collection
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Projector components
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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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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Draw knife blade

Draw knife blade

Ron Bell collection
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Drawing knives
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

Ron Bell collection
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Chilla Well, Northern Territory, Australia
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Woodwork plane

Woodwork plane

Ron Bell collection
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Planes
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Spanner

Spanner

Ron Bell collection
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Wrenches
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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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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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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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Left Shoe last

Left Shoe last

Ron Bell collection
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Shoe lasts
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

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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Woodwork plane component

Woodwork plane component

Ron Bell 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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Sulky step

Sulky step

Ron Bell collection
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Horsedrawn vehicle components
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Film can lid

Film can lid

Ron Bell collection
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Film cans
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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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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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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Hair string sample

Hair string sample

Ron Bell collection
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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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Right Shoe last

Right Shoe last

Ron Bell collection
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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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Draw knife with wooden handles

Draw knife with wooden handles

Ron Bell collection
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Drawing knives
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Sulky step

Sulky step

Ron Bell collection
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Horsedrawn vehicle components
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Hand made water heating tool

Hand made water heating tool

Ron Bell collection
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Tools
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Metal tong

Metal tong

Ron Bell collection
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Tongs
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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Metal Auger with wood handle

Metal Auger with wood handle

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Woodwork plane

Woodwork plane

Ron Bell collection
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Planes
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Metal tongs

Metal tongs

Ron Bell collection
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Tongs
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metal component

metal component

Ron Bell collection
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Shoe Last

Shoe Last

Ron Bell collection
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Metal Auger

Metal Auger

Ron Bell collection
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Twist augers
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Spanner

Spanner

Ron Bell collection
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Wrenches
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Metal rod with ring end

Metal rod with ring end

Ron Bell collection
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Film spool in cannister

Film spool in cannister

Ron Bell collection
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Film spools
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Film spool

Film spool

Ron Bell collection
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