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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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Small woven bag

Small woven bag

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Suede & wool-knit bag

Suede & wool-knit bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Felt bag

Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Camel hair bag

Camel hair bag

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Pipalytjara, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkara
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Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Que...

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the

String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket-like bag

Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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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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Advertising posters
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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England
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Salter Scales
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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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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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bag and brown overmittens

Bag and brown overmittens

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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1986
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Anajilwa
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1973
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Eliza Kennedy collection
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eliza Kennedy
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1992
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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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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in open mesh

Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in ope...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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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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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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String bag

String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

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

Australia Post Historical collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Menanga Durilla
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1992
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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