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Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cypher, as worn by British Army officers

Convex crescentic gorget (breastplate) with 'GR' royal cyphe...

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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Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

Eve, Queen of Wurtimurti

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Queen Eve
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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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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Gwydir River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1800
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Lens adaptor

Lens adaptor

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Toy brown velvet kangaroo covered with fundrasising badges from World War One

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Terence Lane collection
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Toy animals
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1914
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Dressing implements

Dressing implements

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tools
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Silver thimble case

Silver thimble case

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cases
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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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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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Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

Whaling harpoon swivel gun and two harpoons

South-eastern Australia whaling collection
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Whaling equipment
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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William Greener
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1857
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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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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, 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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Morris Tobias
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1830
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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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Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench art]

Brass munitions shell with incised decorative design [trench...

Terence Lane collection
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Ornaments
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1918
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Hargraves' leather belt

Hargraves' leather belt

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A Johannsen & Co Two Day Marine Chronometer No 8094, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Hobart

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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A Johannsen & Co
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Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Aboriginal breastplate for Dennis, Chief of Morbringer

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Aboriginal breastplate for Geroone, Chief of Unanderra

Harry Ziegler collection
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Unanderra, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Ziegler
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1962
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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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Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Byerb Ibaik brass skull by Dennis Nona

Dennis Nona collection No 2
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Sculptures
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Dennis Nona
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Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Brandy Uanda

Brandy Uanda

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Uanda Station, Queensland, Australia
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Kullberg Marine Chronometer No 3834 in a wooden case, used in HMAS Yarra

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Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Victor Kullberg
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Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Aboriginal breastplate for Jemmy Muggle, King of Wiggley

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Nelligen, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Prayer books
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Aboriginal breastplate for Billy Hippie, King of Minnon

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George Twemlow
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1877
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Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay circular disc breastplate

Count Dorsay Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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Merricumbene, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy
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1835
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Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Key to the city of Bellflower presented to Joan Stanbury

Joan Stanbury collection
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Commemorative objects
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Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Set of three official standard gun-metal grain measures

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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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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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in ...

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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1850
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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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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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Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Pyott Marine Chronometer, in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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London, England
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James Pyott
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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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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 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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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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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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Oval metal dog registration tag REGD DOG FROM JULY 1893 TO JUNE 30 1894

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Dog Registration Tag collection
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Dog accessories
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1893
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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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Try square

Try square

George O Crawford collection
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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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Small round French medallion

Small round French 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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1918
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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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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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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1918
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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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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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Shot belt

Shot belt

Neville Locker collection
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Ammunition belts
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George III beef wood (casuarina) and tulipwood banded Pembroke White-Hamond table from the First Fleet

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First Fleet Table collection
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Tables
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London, England
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Surgeon-General John White
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1788
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Box for key

Box for key

Joan Stanbury collection
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Presentation boxes
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Spirit level

Spirit level

George O Crawford collection
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Spirit levels
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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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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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Lindqvist Two Day Marine Chronometer No 114, 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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