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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Aboriginal breastplate for King Tommy of Waverney

Errol Beutel collection no. 2
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Waverney, Queensland, Australia
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Errol Beutel
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1974
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Weight

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass lens and brass lens cover for a telescope used by Rear Admiral John Gore

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Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope lenses
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Captain John Gore
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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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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Jewellery consisting of a velvet ribbon with gold plated decorations and a red round glass and a pink rectangular stone forming part of the Gentleman in Redingote set by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Jewellery
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1988
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Propeller hub of Lynx engine Avro-X of Australian National Airways Ltd - In appreciation to Bill, one of Charles best pals from Jo Ulm, 1 April 1935

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mary J. Ulm
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1930
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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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Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Tamworth

Joseph Sewill Marine Chronometer No 9143, with accessories i...

Department of Defence collection
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

Cobbler, King, Mogil Mogil

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Mogil Mogil, New South Wales, Australia
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King Cobbler
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Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia
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Wombail Oouthenang
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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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with accessories

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 27564, in wooden case with acce...

Department of Defence collection
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct globe with the new discoveries',

Celestial and terrestrial pocket globe, entitled: 'A correct...

Celestial and Terrestrial pocket globe collection
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Globes
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1773
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Leather box for ties

Leather box for ties

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Boxes
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Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Tamworth

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959-1963

Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959...

Emanuel Family collection
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Photograph albums
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1959
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Hand saw

Hand saw

George O Crawford collection
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Saws
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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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Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Browne Marine Chronometer No 16728 in a wood and glass case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Henry Browne & Son Ltd
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Brass munitions shell with incised decorative daffodil [trenchart]

Brass munitions shell with incised decorative daffodil [tren...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ornaments
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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Kelly, King of Broadwater

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Broadwater, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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IMSI brand galvanometer and leather carrying case

IMSI brand galvanometer and leather carrying case

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Galvanometers
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1930
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Drafting scale

Drafting scale

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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London, England
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Thomas Jones, Charing Cross
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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker t...

Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Models
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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French, shield-shaped medallion

French, shield-shaped medallion

Olive King collection
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Medallions
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France
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Olive K. King
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1916
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Aboriginal breastplate for Peter, King of Tchanning

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Tchanning, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

Pocket compass in case, used by John Close

John Collinson Close collection
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Pocket compasses
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Antarctica
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Mr John Henry Collinson Close
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, King of Gongolgon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuner...

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Jimmy (King), Brisbane Water

Jimmy (King), Brisbane Water

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brisbane Water, New South Wales, Australia
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Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica brass bullets

Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica...

Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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1915
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Cast kangaroo candlestick

Cast kangaroo candlestick

Terence Lane collection
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Candlesticks
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Sheffield, England
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John Figorski & Co
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1885
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Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Kullberg Chronometer No 1332

Australian Survey Office collection no. 2
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Chronometers
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Australian Survey Office
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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Square with a brass reinforced timber stock and a steel blade

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John Docker collection
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Try squares
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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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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963-1967

Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1963...

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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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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Tommy, King of Connai

Tommy, King of Connai

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Brass nozzle for a fire fighter's hose

Geoff Gray collection
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Nozzles
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Brass candlestick on oblong brass tray

Brass candlestick on oblong brass tray

Anne Girard collection
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Candlesticks
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee

King Nobby of Widgee Widgee collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Widgee, Queensland, Australia
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King Nobby
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Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Callier Marine Chronometer No 803 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Paris, France
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Bernard Callier
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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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Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

Peter, Chief of Warangesda Mission

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Warangesda Mission Station, Darlington Point, New South Wales, Aust...
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Peter
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Black battered Russian-made binoculars used on Fishing Vessel Hong Hai

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Tran Thi Nga collection
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Binoculars
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USSR
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1970
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Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Aboriginal breastplate for Sawyer, King of Wickham Hill

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wickham Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

Department of Defence collection
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Fasteners
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Aboriginal breastplate for Dick, King of Evesham, Darr River

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Evesham Station, Darr River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a wooden case

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Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Edward Daniel Johnson
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British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutenant Thomas Quinn, 73rd Regiment (ret), in Van Diemens Land

British Military Pioneer Other Ranks Sword, used by Lieutena...

Neil Martin collection
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Swords
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England
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Mr Thomas Quinn
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1820
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Gold coloured hair clip

Gold coloured hair clip

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hair clips
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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