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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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Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

Kangaroo mounted on a blue-enamelled boomerang.

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1913
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot flanked by a salt and pepper shaker, in the form of three kangaroos on a shaped plinth

Japanese porcelain condiment set, featuring a mustard pot fl...

Terence Lane collection
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Condiment sets
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1930
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Two bowls

Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Cardboard matchbox containing wooden toy kangaroos and scenery

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Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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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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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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Cast glass shallow pedestal bowl

Cast glass shallow pedestal bowl

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowls
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Unofficial Australian coat of arms - Advance Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Pendants
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Carved brown and pale green onyx kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Mexico
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Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Gallipoli 25 April, 1915

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1915
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Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memories' by Lorraine Jenyns, 1976

Sculpture of a kangaroo on a column, titled 'Ruby, Fond Memo...

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Lorraine Jenyns
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1971
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Toy kangaroo made from leather

Toy kangaroo made from leather

Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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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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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Salter's Spring Balance No.20, used for weighing large mail bags

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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Salter Scales
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Small red wooden toy post

Small red wooden toy post

Terence Lane collection
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Toys
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Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in its pouch next to an inkpot shaped like a rock.

Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in it...

Terence Lane collection
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Inkwells
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1900
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Advance Australia

Advance Australia

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Bowls
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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Hat pin featuring a kangaroo contained within a blue enamelled crescent

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Terence Lane collection
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Hatpins
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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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Advertising posters
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23rd December'

Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

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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The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

The Age Centenary Test Lift Out Friday

Terence Lane collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Melbourne Age
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1977
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Melrose Ware green ceramic bowl, made by Hoffman Brick & Potteries Ltd, Melbourne, c.1930s

Melrose Ware green ceramic bowl, made by Hoffman Brick & Pot...

Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hoffman Brick & Potteries Ltd
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1930
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Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvest...

Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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International Harvester Company (Australia)
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1935
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Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1977
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Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Fillet crochet doily featuring a kangaroo

Terence Lane collection
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Doilies
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1900
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

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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Ceramic comic kangaroo figure known as

Ceramic comic kangaroo figure known as "American Critters".

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1972
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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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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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Koala

Koala

Terence Lane collection
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1965
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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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Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, made by Crystal Glass Ltd, Sydney, 1924

Circular yellow pressed glass bowl depicting a kangaroo, mad...

Terence Lane collection
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Bowls
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Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crystal Glass Limited
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1924
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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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Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Toy automated kangaroo with a joey in its pouch

Terence Lane collection
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Mechanical toys
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1946
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1910 sixpence and two flanking 1910 threepenny bits

1910 sixpence and two flanking 1910 threepenny bits

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1910
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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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Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo standing on a rocky mound, 1970s

Replica of an 1853 cast iron doorstop depicting a kangaroo s...

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Doorstops
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1853
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Benjamin Rabier Alphabet

Benjamin Rabier Alphabet

Terence Lane collection
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Childrens books
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Paris, France
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1977
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Wooden kangaroo figure with body parts glued together

Terence Lane collection
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Animal figures
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1908 Australian coat of arms

1908 Australian coat of arms

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1908
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Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench art]

Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench...

Terence Lane collection
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Ornaments
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1918
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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1980
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Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bowls
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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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