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Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Thick metal wire bow for stretching rabbit pelts

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Leatherworking tools
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Rolfe Bridle
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1930
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Black velvet horse riding helmet

Black velvet horse riding helmet

Colledge Family collection
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Sports safety helmets
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England
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Square white cotton table centre cloth made by Una May Roadknight at Orbost, Victoria, in 1906

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Una May Irvine collection no. 1
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Table linen
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Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1906
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Costume repair kit

Costume repair kit

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Repair kits
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Stop Star Wars

Stop Star Wars

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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The Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
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1981
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Boot hook

Boot hook

Colledge Family collection
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Boot hooks
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Fine toothed hacksaw blade

Fine toothed hacksaw blade

John Docker collection
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Saw blades
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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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1-2 inch micrometer

1-2 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Blue funnel liner S.S. Ascannis in Hong Kong harbour. 11Sept 1921

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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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Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of dark brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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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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Letter written by Prince Edward addressed to Australian school boys and girls

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Letters
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Australia
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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
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1920
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Souvenir Project Book 'Australia's Bicentenary 1788-1988', which is designed to store bicentennial milk cartons

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ACT Milk Authority collection
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Commemorative books
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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ACT Milk Authority
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1987
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Group of school boys from

Group of school boys from "K.I.H.S. 2A 7.9.22

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1922
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White woven straw sun hat

White woven straw sun hat

Margaret Coen collection
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Sun hats
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

Blinky Bill with Eureka flag

Robert Darby collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Kitchen knife

Kitchen knife

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kitchen knives
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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Homemade Black silk bag

Homemade Black silk bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Evening bags
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1910
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Burra Cheer-Up Society, Violet Day, 6 July 1917, fundraising badge

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Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Wartime badges
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North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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A W. Patrick
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1917
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Stone block, used as lamp

Stone block, used as lamp

Papuan Official collection
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Lamps
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Pair of tan leather ballet slippers

Pair of tan leather ballet slippers

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Ballet shoes
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Glass plate negative - Men showing their scars,  Port George IV, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1916
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Bottle green miser's purse

Bottle green miser's purse

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Purses
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1840
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Minton 'Kings Service' china dinnerware used by the King or Queen or their representative when they were at Old Parliament House

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Dinnerware
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Glass plate negative - Lipoma on right shoulder of a man called Raueruka, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Table model kerosene lamp

Table model kerosene lamp

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Kerosene lamps
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1930
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At the shaft

At the shaft

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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J Hutchings
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Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

Mitten made from the base of a hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Mittens
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Dessert dishes
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Milk jug cover

Milk jug cover

Lois Grosse collection
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Covers
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Alone

Alone

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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A MacInnes
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Pair of cufflinks and box

Pair of cufflinks and box

Jim Bradman collection no. 1
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Cufflinks
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Words and music for two anti-conscription songs

Words and music for two anti-conscription songs

Robert Scates collection
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Sheet music
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Australia
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Glen Tomassetti
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1968
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Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Don't Falter, Go and meet the Hun menace

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 6
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Political posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales Recruiting Committee
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1914
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From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

From Zeppelin brought down over Hull 1917

Enid Treadgold collection
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Notes
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Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Mrs Elna Glover
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1917
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A Glimpse of The Pier, St. Kilda, VIC.

A Glimpse of The Pier, St. Kilda, VIC.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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German Prisoner of War Camp currency One Reichsmark banknote used in Stalag VII-A

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Basil Gasperowicz collection no. 1
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Banknotes
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Germany
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Mr Basil Gasperowicz
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1941
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Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Souvenir plate - 150th Anniversary of New South Wales

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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England
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Wood & Sons Ltd
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1937
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Souvenir octagonal white bone china sugar bowl with a transfer on the side titled 'The Speaker's Chair, Parliament House Canberra, Federal Territory'

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Allen and Helena Lister collection
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Sugar bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Shelley Potteries
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1920
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Strike Fraser Out

Strike Fraser Out

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Rt Hon Malcolm J. Fraser
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1983
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