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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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Out of ANZUS

Out of ANZUS

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
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1951
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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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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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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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Metal inkwell that has a sculpted kangaroo with a joey in its pouch next to an inkpot shaped like a rock.

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Terence Lane collection
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Inkwells
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1900
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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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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 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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

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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1955
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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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Seated Staffordshire porcelain figurine of Captain James Cook

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Staffordshire Figurine collection
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Human figures
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Alpha Factory
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1845
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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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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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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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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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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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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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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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ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

ST KILDA Pa and Ma believe in protection, 18 July 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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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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Posters
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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 '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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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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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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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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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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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 captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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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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Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Poster titled 'Australian Post Office Stationery'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Vegemite Bar ANZAC t-shirt

Brad West collection
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T-shirts
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Turkey
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Mr Brad West
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1998
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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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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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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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Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

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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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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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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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum

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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1955
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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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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Media pass issued to G.C. Thomson of News Limited

Media pass issued to G.C. Thomson of News Limited

Graeme Thomson collection
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Passes
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1987
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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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Advertising posters
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England
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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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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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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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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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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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Inkwell

Inkwell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Inkwells
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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1900
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Lifebuoy from MV Tampa

Wallenius Wilhelmsen MV Tampa collection
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Lifebuoys
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Christmas Island, Australia
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Wilhelmsen Lines Shipowning.
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2001
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'New Zealand, Australia and the United States Foreign Policy; A very brief history', a paper presented to the National Anti-War Conference by Alister Taylor

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Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Theses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alister Taylor
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1971
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Tracksuit jacket worn by Rob Croll as a member of the Australian Boomerang Team at the 1996 World Championships in New Zealand

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Robert Croll Boomerang Competition collection
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Jackets
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New Zealand
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Rob Croll
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1996
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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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Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 1912

Mount Cook, Southern Alps, New Zealand, 25 February 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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Poster - 'Patu, a film about the New Zealanders who mobilised to stop the 1981 Springboks Tour'

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Kerry Browning collection
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Cinema posters
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New Zealand
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South African 'Springboks' National Rugby Union Team
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1981
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Yellow Peril fishing fly

Yellow Peril fishing fly

Noel Jetson collection
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Fishing lures
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Critchley Parker
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1930
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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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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Postcard featuring a printed  black and white photograph of Richard Seddon, 15th Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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New Zealand
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Rt Hon Richard J. Seddon
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1906
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Cut-glass inkwell

Cut-glass inkwell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Inkwells
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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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Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Volutidae Alcithoe Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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