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Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps produced in Australia, 1950

Four unused centenary re-issue of the first postage stamps p...

Third Great Seal of New South Wales collection
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Postage stamps
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Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1950
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Medallion to commemorate 50 years of the Commonwealth of Australia's Federation, 1901-1951

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Sydney Collectables Auction collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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John Elischer
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1950
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Royal blue velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Royal blue velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Box for key

Box for key

Joan Stanbury collection
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Presentation boxes
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Smooth wood plane

Smooth wood plane

John Docker collection
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Planes
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Glasgow, Scotland
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Alex Mathieson & Son
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1920
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Gauges
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Royal Tour

Royal Tour

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative badges
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Board for Race to the Gold Diggings board game

Board for Race to the Gold Diggings board game

Race to the Gold Diggings Board Game collection
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Game boards
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Plymouth, England
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Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Landenberger Paper Equivalentor

Les Robertson collection
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Information tables
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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B J Ball Limited
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1927
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Factory made wooden dolly peg

Factory made wooden dolly peg

Bothwell Museum collection
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Clothes pegs
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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Pioneer Woodware Co
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1930
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Shells
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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AWLA [Australian Womens Land Army]

AWLA [Australian Womens Land Army]

Violet Williams collection no. 1
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Wartime badges
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THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, N.S.W.

THE SPIT, MIDDLE HARBOUR, N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Clear moulded stem glass

Clear moulded stem glass

Andrew Reeves and Helen Parrott collection
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Champagne glasses
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United States of America
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The Libbey Glass Company
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1892
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Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Cadbury's Bourn-Vita tin

Bothwell Museum collection
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Food storage containers
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Claremont, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Cadburys
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1920
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The Federated Confectioners' Association of Australia, Tasmanian Branch

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Andrew Reeves collection no. 5
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Membership certificates
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Australia
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Federated confectioners Association of Australia
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1960
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Blue embroidery thread

Blue embroidery thread

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Threads
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Emmco brand electric food mixer

Emmco brand electric food mixer

Norman Hoffmann collection
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Food mixers
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Australia
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Electricity Meter & Allied Industries Ltd
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1935
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A caravan with Price and Co 'Ship' Candles...Each camel has 20 boxes of Candles

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Test chart

Test chart

Gweneth Meyers collection
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Eye charts
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Black plastic or rubber coated power cord with a two pin plug at one end and a two pin receiver on the other

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Ernest B Phillips collection
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Audio equipment accessories
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Japan
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Kawasaki Heavy Industries
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1960
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Length of palm leaf bound with a narrow length of palm leaf forming a circular armband

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Dr La Mont West collection
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Armbands
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Bags
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Foot switch

Foot switch

Ernest B Phillips collection
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Office machines
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Grundig Intermedia GmbH
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1960
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Circular button brooch of gold-coloured metal, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Brooches
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society to mark the centenary of the Royal Australian Mint, Sydney, in 1955

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TE Hanley collection no. 2
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Commemorative medals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Numismatic Society
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1955
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Kalgan 10-10-1913 4 of our cigarette dealers and the Hawker boys who peddle their goods around the town

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Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1913
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Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Peasant's land-bank, 5% State certificate of 100 roubles

Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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Franklin and Lower Gordon Tasmania's Last Wild Rivers...Let Them Flow Free

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Bob Brown collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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Marking gauges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Ted Docker
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1920
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Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Photographic postcard of Fairy Bower, Manly, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Photograph of a man and boy walking down a path owned by Len Uren

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Len Uren collection
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Photographs
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Leonard S. Uren
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1915
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Signs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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King Street, Sydney.

King Street, Sydney.

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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