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French brown spectacle case in silk and metal thread brocade, lined with brown moire silk

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Spectacles cases
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Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Brass drafting instrument and accompanying wooden case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Drafting instruments
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Dovetail saw

Dovetail saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Woodworking saws
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Philadelphia, United States of America
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Henry Disston & Sons
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Clock mounted in boss of a propeller with commemorative plaque on hub

Clock mounted in boss of a propeller with commemorative plaq...

Ellen Rogers collection
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Wall clocks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1934
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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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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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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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Brass bell

Brass bell

Geoff Gray collection
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Bells
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A Famous Life Belt for Cricketers

A Famous Life Belt for Cricketers

Dunbar Shipwreck collection
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Belt buckles
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Outer South Head, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1857
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Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

Leitz Wetzlar dissecting light monocular microscope

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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Wetzlar, Germany
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Leitz Wetzlar
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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 Mr Briney of Pialliway

Aboriginal breastplate for Mr Briney of Pialliway

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Pialawa, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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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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1923
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British MkIII Pattern 1944 military steel helmet painted with the Trotskyist slogan 'OUT NOW', adopted to protest the Vietnam War

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Paul Bridges collection
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Military helmets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Paul Bridges
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1944
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Aboriginal breastplate for Budd Billy II, King of Jarvis Bay

Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Budd Billy II
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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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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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Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Writing case used by Joseph Tice Gellibrand

Joseph Tice Gellibrand collection
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Writing cases
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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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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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Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

Carpenter's boxwood and brass folding rule

George and Mary Weir collection
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Folding rules
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England
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John Rabone & Son
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1949
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Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Brass button - Australian Military Forces

Social History Museums (South Australia) collection
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Military buttons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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K C Luke Pty Ltd
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1914
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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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Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

Wombail Oouthenang, Chief of Shannon Vielle

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Shannon Vielle Station, New South Wales, Australia
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Wombail Oouthenang
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Aboriginal breastplate for Charley York, Chief of Bullangamang

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Edmund Milne collection
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Bullangamang, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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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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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Half plate cameras
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Ernest Macartney de Burgh
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck 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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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pair of leather leggings from WW1 Light Horse uniform

Pair of leather leggings from WW1 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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Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by Captain James Cook on his third voyage

Small magnifying glass, given to astronomer William Bayly by...

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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Carpenter's saw

Carpenter's saw

George and Mary Weir collection
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Woodworking saws
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Sheffield, England
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James Brothers & Co
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1949
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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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Autographed wooden cricket stump from the fourth test cricket match, Australia v England, Brisbane, 1933, in the 'Bodyline' series

Autographed wooden cricket stump from the fourth test cricke...

Hampden Love collection
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Cricket equipment
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Australian Cricket Team
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1932
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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the So...

Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Australian Army brass collar badge

Australian Army brass collar badge

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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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Len Uren collection
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Cabinets
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London, England
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Cash & Sons
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1920
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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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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accesso...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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Dobbie Son & Hutton
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1942
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Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Sharpe brand Dip Circle, Model D1-M, Serial Number 258

Bureau of Mineral Resources collection no. 1
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Geophysical survey equipment
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Aboriginal breastplate for Tommy, Constable Wellington

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Edmund Milne Snr
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1931
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Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Lamp used by Muriel McPhee for sewing

Judy and Ian McPhee collection no. 2
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Oil lamps
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Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Muriel E. McPhee
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1910
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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 button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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Brass plumb-bob

Brass plumb-bob

George Henry Taylor collection
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Plumb-bobs
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case, containing shaving and dressing implements

Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case, cont...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dressing cases
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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

White Australia Protection Badge collection
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Political badges
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Australia
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1906
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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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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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Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case

Gentleman's brown leather-covered wooden dressing case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dressing cases
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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories i...

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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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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Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby, King of Vanrook

Toby of Vanrook Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Vanrook, Queensland, Australia
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King Toby
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Brass belt buckle

Brass belt buckle

Parsons collection
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Belt buckles
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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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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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Chronometers
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England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

Rolling parallel rule and case used by James Pitkeathly

James Pitkeathly collection no. 1
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Parallel rules
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Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescope accessories
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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