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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured fragments of gum arabic

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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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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South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

South Australian Trotting Club Inter-Dominion Carnival, 1949

J Matthews collection
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Programs
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australian Trotting Club
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1949
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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England
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1936
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Poster captioned 'Post a card for Easter. It's such an unexpected pleasure'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Anzacs

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1988
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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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Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

Inkstand set presented to James McGowen

James McGowen collection
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Inkstands
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1912
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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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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

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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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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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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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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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1939
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Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Roneo Neopost Model 105 Postal Franking Machine No.RNX 3029

Australia Post Historical collection
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Franking machines
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Richmond, Surrey, England
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Roneo Neopost Ltd
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1969
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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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 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

NZ PM Bolger says Republic Inevitable in New Zealand

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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1998
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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 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Colour poster with the caption Buy New Zealand honey, issued by the Empire Marketing Board

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National Symbols Poster collection no. 2
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England
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Inkstand

Inkstand

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Inkstands
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What do they take us for?

What do they take us for?

Geoff Pryor collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1992
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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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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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New Zealand
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Mr Alan Moir
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2001
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Finalists in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Belgium

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National Sports Information Centre collection
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Photographs
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Miss Ethelda Bleibtrey
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1920
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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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Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Anzac Day Cricket Match flyer

Brad West collection
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Posters
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Çanakkale, Turkey
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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1998
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Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Postcard with painting by Johnny Raw

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Silver presentation case containing a small magnifier, which was given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

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Captain Cook Magnifier collection
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Magnifying glasses
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Australia
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William Bayly
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1776
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

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

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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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Christmas play

Christmas play

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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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 & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Photographic postcard of the All Blacks 1907 rugby team

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Art Series
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1907
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The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

The Tasman Glacier, N.Z., 8 March 1912

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographic postcards
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New Zealand
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1912
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Smith's Weekly - Viscount Churchill Warns Australia and New Zealand in Special Article..., 1936

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Robbie Swan collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Smith's Weekly
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1936
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Benny Zable - What in the World  is Happening?

Benny Zable - What in the World is Happening?

Benny Zable collection no. 2
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Photographic postcards
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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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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Book titled 'A Short Account of the Character and Labours of The Rev Samuel Marsden'

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Samuel Marsden collection
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Biographies
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Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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B Isaacs
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1844
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Cut-glass inkwell

Cut-glass inkwell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Inkwells
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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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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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FLORODORA

FLORODORA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cambridge Gulf, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

This Australia engagement calander and diary for 1963

Turner and Valentine Families collection
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Diaries
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New Zealand
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1962
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

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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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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched 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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1912
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Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Sterling silver inkwell with felt on the base

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1922
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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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Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Pair of dark blue-green canvas gaiters with velcro fastening

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Gaiters
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New Zealand
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Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Letter from Stephen White to his sons, 1862

Tony Hill collection no. 4
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Letters
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New Zealand
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Stephen White
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1862
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Photographic postcard of The Australian Cricket Team in England, 1905

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand