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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Postcard featuring a sepia toned image of the S.S. Ballarat at sea

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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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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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Come to Ballarat, Olympic Rowing, 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Stickers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Australian Olympic Commitee
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1956
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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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Framed compilation of photographic portraits of the Australian XI Cricket Team, 1878

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Dave Gregory collection
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Portrait photographs
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Thomas F. Chuck
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1878
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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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Waterlily Pond, Eureka Stockade, Ballarat, Vic

Waterlily Pond, Eureka Stockade, Ballarat, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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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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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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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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Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Cartoon titled 'The Target Symbol'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Along Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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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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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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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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Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Book titled The Eureka Stockade

Raffaello Carboni collection
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Books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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George Serras
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1855
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Instructional leaflet

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

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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1982
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Letter from James Turner, dated 30 January 1871.

Letter from James Turner, dated 30 January 1871.

Bernard Freedman collection no. 1
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Personal letters
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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James Turner
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1871
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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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England
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Salter Scales
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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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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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Australia Post colour poster titled

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

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

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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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1948
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Selling the GST on Food

Selling the GST on Food

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1998
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Snow Scene, Sturt Street, Ballarat. 1905

Snow Scene, Sturt Street, Ballarat. 1905

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Germany
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1905
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The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 lives lost

The Railway Accident at Sunshine. April 20. 1908. over 40 li...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sunshine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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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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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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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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View from Town Hall, Ballarat

View from Town Hall, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Great Britain
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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co.
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Household candle boxe with five original candles and accessories, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle boxe with five original candles and accesso...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

'Amalgamated Society of Engineers' membership certificate .

Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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1850
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One nation green grocer

One nation green grocer

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1997
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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The Gardens, Ballarat

The Gardens, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Miner's safety hook, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Safety equipment
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

Lake Wendouree, Victoria No. 26

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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Town Hall, Ballarat

Town Hall, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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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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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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Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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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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Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Gold miner's pick, Ballarat

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Picks
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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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'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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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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Sturt Street. Ballarat

Sturt Street. Ballarat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat goldfields

Household candle box with six original candles, Ballarat gol...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Storage boxes
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs a...

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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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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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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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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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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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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John Laws Show without Promotions

John Laws Show without Promotions

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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1999
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