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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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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

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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1930
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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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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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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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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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Silver pen nib

Silver pen nib

Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Nibs
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United States of America
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R Esterbrook & Co
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, '...

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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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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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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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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'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

'JIM McMAHON, CANBERRA' bookmaker's yellow wooden sign

Jim McMahon collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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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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Salter Scales
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Pen nib

Pen nib

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nibs
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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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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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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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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed 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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1920
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Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Signs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands
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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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Wooden framed piece of cardboard

Wooden framed piece of cardboard "On earth peace, good will ...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Signs
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Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern on the underside

Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkwells
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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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Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Ron Bell collection
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Signs
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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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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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Two information boards for Keith Hearn's 'Southern Cross' model

Two information boards for Keith Hearn's 'Southern Cross' mo...

Hearn collection
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Signs
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Keith Hearn
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Sign which reads

Sign which reads "Prepare yourself for disarmament - Buy a s...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Signs
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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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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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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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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Monga State Forest sign

Monga State Forest sign

Val Plumwood collection
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Signs
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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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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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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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Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

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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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital ...

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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Sign reading 'Snowy Mountains Authority, Siberia Snow Clearing Station, Elevation 5050 Feet'

Sign reading 'Snowy Mountains Authority, Siberia Snow Cleari...

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Cardboard sign for red radish from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for red radish from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, 1972

'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aborigin...

Department of Aboriginal Affairs collection no. 2
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Signs
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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1972
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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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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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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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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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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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Cut-glass inkwell

Cut-glass inkwell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Inkwells
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Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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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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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Signs
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1930
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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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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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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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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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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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