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Genatex Ladies Sanitary Towel dispenser vending machine

Genatex Ladies Sanitary Towel dispenser vending machine

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection no. 1
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Vending machines
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Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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1966
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Billy Lambert Holwood Kings Plains, 1834

Billy Lambert Holwood Kings Plains, 1834

Billy Lambert Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Holmwood, Kings Plains, New South Wales, Australia
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Billy Lambert
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Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong

Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong

Michael Kinsela, Chief of Cudgelbong Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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African styled swagger stick belonging to Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn

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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Swagger sticks
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Shot belt

Shot belt

Neville Locker collection
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Ammunition belts
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Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

Nugget, Billee-ling-oo, Queen of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Circumferentor surveying instrument

Circumferentor surveying instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Surveying equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

1913 Delaunay-Belleville Tourer

Green's Motorcade Museum collection
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Motor cars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Delaunay-Belleville
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1913
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dent & Co
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1895
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Brass kettle with lid

Brass kettle with lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 4
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Kettles
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Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

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Terence Lane collection
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Sculptures
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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International Harvester Company (Australia)
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1935
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Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

Retractable metal tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Tape measures
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Sheffield, England
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Brass drafting instrument

Brass drafting instrument

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

Sam, King of Merton, Presented by William Dawes Esq

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Sam
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Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Cook

Oval grey wax bas-relief portrait plaque of Captain James Co...

Wax Matrix Portrait Plaque Captain Cook collection
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Plaques
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England, United Kingdom
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Captain James Cook
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1777
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Back-staff owned by Nevil Maskelyne

Back-staff owned by Nevil Maskelyne

Nevil Maskelyne collection no. 1
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Navigational equipment
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Nevil Maskelyne
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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Ernest Macartney de Burgh
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Camera lens

Camera lens

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Taylor Hobson Cooke
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Duedolgong Tribe, Argyle'

Aboriginal breastplate for 'King John Cry, Chief of the Dued...

Edmund Milne collection
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Argyle, New South Wales, Australia
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King John Cry
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1901
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Brass 360 degree protractor

Brass 360 degree protractor

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Negretti & Zambra, London
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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Punishment equipment
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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1837
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Petrological microscope with storage box

Petrological microscope with storage box

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 5
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Microscopes
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London, England
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C Baker Ltd
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Leather box for ties

Leather box for ties

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boxes
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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Retractable leather tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

Retractable leather tape measure used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Tape measures
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England, United Kingdom
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Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindrical metal case with lid

Mercer Marine Survey Chronometer No 14898 mounted in cylindr...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Morris Tobias
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1830
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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope lenses
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Captain John Gore
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Teapot and carrying case

Teapot and carrying case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Teapots
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Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Aboriginal breastplate for John Neville, King of Mahaderree

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Maharatta, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

DTMCIW magnetometer S/N 18

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Diggers

Second Commonwealth Peace Loan, Workers 1920, for the Digger...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Badges
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Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

Sambo [crossed out], King of Mount Morris, W.M. Hill

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Charleville, Queensland, Australia
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W M Hill
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Brass bell

Brass bell

Geoff Gray collection
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Bells
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Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

Belt with four pouches from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military equipment
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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1913
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Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Aboriginal breastplate for Timothy, Chief of Merricumbene

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Set of brass scales on timber base with four disk feet

Set of brass scales on timber base with four disk feet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Balances
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Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

Bob Wheelpoolee, King of Boulia, 1930

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Boulia, Queensland, Australia
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1930
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Haversack from Light Horse uniform

Haversack from Light Horse uniform

James Taylor Light Horse collection
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Military uniforms
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Sergeant James S. Taylor
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Australian Army 'AUSTRALIA' brass shoulder title, worn when on overseas service

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Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Military badges
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a teapot

Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a t...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carrying cases
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Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn's field glasses

Lieutenant-Colonel Watchorn collection
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Binoculars
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Edwin T. Watchorn
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1901
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Clothes brush

Clothes brush

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Clothes brushes
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963-1967

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Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Royal Australian Navy Flag Officers sword belt

Department of Defence collection
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Sword belts
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Royal Australian Navy
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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Keys
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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W Jewitt & Co Marine Chronometer No 462 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Warrego

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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W Jewitt & Co
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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Spirit levels
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 4164, with accessories in wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Royal Australian Navy
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Wooden case with drill bits

Wooden case with drill bits

George O Crawford collection
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Drill bits
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George O. Crawford
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1900
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Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

Billy, King of Bonnie Doon, Lorne

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

King Mallee of the Nyungar Danoo Outstation 1881

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1881
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Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Microscopes
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Lens adaptor

Lens adaptor

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Camera accessories
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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

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Les Stillman Militaria collection
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Military badges
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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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