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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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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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Twelve members of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

Twelve members of the 1937 Australian Women's Cricket Team

Australian Women's Cricket Council collection
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Photographic postcards
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England, United Kingdom
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Marie Jegust
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1937
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Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Derwent Valley Railway Tas. No. 93

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Notes on Colourless Wax

Notes on Colourless Wax

Alfred Ronalds collection
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England
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Alfred Ronalds
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1836
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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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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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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Don't Mention the Royals

Don't Mention the Royals

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1999
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Wedgwood & Bentley blue jasper medallion portrait of botanist Daniel Solander

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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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Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fishing reel

Plastic oil bottle used to lubricate the Condex brand fly-fi...

Gordon Winter collection
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England
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1930
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Hauling Timber in north Coast NSW No. 21

Hauling Timber in north Coast NSW No. 21

Joyce Knife collection
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Cigarette cards
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WD & HO Wills
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1925
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Medallion presented to Bransby Beauchamp Cooper after England vs Victoria cricket tour match, 1873

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Bransby Beauchamp Cooper collection
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Medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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Bransby B. Cooper
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1873
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Cricket bat with the signatures of the Australian, English & South African cricket teams of the 1912 Triangular Test series held in England

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Nanette Ward collection
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Cricket bats
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England, United Kingdom
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Gunn and Moore Ltd
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1912
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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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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Voting Intentions

Voting Intentions

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Harry Bruce
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1999
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Convict's parti-coloured black and yellow woollen work jacket, from Campbell Street Goal, Hobart, late 1850s

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Jackets
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British Government
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1858
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Souvenir tankard 'May 12th Coronation 1937 HM Edward VIII'

Souvenir tankard 'May 12th Coronation 1937 HM Edward VIII'

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King Edward VIII
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1937
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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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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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1981
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China dinner plate printed with the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinner plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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Hats
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England
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Cream coloured miniature china plate

Cream coloured miniature china plate

Thompson Family collection
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Plates
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England
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Lead kangaroo figure for Cadbury's Cocoa Promotion, England 1930s

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Terence Lane collection
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Promotional toys
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England, United Kingdom
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Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd
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1930
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EAGLEHAWK NECK, S. TASMANIA.

EAGLEHAWK NECK, 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 Sir Robert Menzies

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RG Menzies collection
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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HMS Triumph

HMS Triumph

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Raphael Tuck & Sons
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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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Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Certificate - Beauty course diploma

Bette McLean collection
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Certificates
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England
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1967
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Bone china dessert dish printed with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms

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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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Diary of Edgar Richard Mayne, containing details of the Australian Cricket Team tour to England and South Africa, 1921

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Nanette Ward collection
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Diaries
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London, England
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Charles Letts and Co.
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1921
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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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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

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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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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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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Postcard with photograph captioned Sydney. Sydney Harbour Bridge

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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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Acheron River, Victoria No. 37

Acheron River, Victoria No. 37

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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The Australians in England 1896

The Australians in England 1896

Australian Cricket Tour 1896 collection
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Booklets
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England
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Australian Cricket Team
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1896
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Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Souvenir badge for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Daphne Mabbott collection
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Commemorative badges
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1953
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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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Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey No. 24

Joyce Knife collection
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England
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WD & HO Wills
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1928
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Minton 'Kings Service' china teacup bearing the Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Teacups
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England
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Minton
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1927
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White china cup

White china cup

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Cups