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Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvester Company in Geelong in the late 1930s

Cast brass kangaroo figure made by the International Harvest...

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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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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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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Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

Watson 514402 monocular microscope and box

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Microscopes
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London, England
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W Watson and Sons Ltd
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1915
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Harness hooks

Harness hooks

Geoff Gray collection
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Horse tack
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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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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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London, England
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Edward Thomas Loseby
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1846
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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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Commemorative plaque for the introduction of RoadRailer carriages on the Adelaide to Alice Spring line in 1990

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Plaques
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South Australia, Australia
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Australian National [Railways]
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1990
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breas...

Pierre Cavalan collection
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Artworks
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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Aboriginal breastplate for Tumberilagong, Chief of the Nuneree Tribe

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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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Aboriginal breastplate for U Robert, King of Big Leather and Big River Tribes

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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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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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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London, England
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Holson & Sons, London
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Brass belt buckle

Brass belt buckle

Parsons collection
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Weight

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weights
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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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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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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Keys
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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Pen nib

Pen nib

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Nibs
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

Aboriginal breastplate for King Wanney, 1861

King Wanney Breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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1861
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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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Ammunition belt from Light Horse uniform

Ammunition belt 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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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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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 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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Blacks

Aboriginal breastplate for King Billy, King of the Barwon Bl...

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1910
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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Aboriginal breastplate for James Fearnought, King of Merigal

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Merigal, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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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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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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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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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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Chronometers
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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Joseph Sewell
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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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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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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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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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Carving Steel

Carving Steel

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Sharpening steels
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1910
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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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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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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Military buttons
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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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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt 1848

Bristow Smith collection
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Nameplates
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Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ludwig Leichhardt
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1848
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E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a wooden case

E D Johnson Marine Chronometer No 111, with accessories in a...

Department of Defence collection
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London, England
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Edward Daniel Johnson
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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Aboriginal breastplate for Dicky, King of Clyde Road

Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1860
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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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Sliding bevel

Sliding bevel

John Docker collection
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Bevels
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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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Jimmy, King of Wurtimurti

Jimmy, King of Wurtimurti

L Richard Smith breastplate collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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King Jimmy
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 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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Dent & Co
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1850
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Weight

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Weights
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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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French, shield-shaped medallion

French, shield-shaped medallion

Olive King collection
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France
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Olive K. King
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1916
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