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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

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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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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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Department of Defence collection
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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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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Box for key

Box for key

Joan Stanbury collection
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Presentation boxes
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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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Jewellery consisting of a black velvet ribbon with gold-plated decorations and green and red glass stones forming part of the Gentleman in Riding Clothes 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-shaped brass clip

Propeller-shaped brass clip

Parsons collection
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Clothes brush

Clothes brush

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Clothes brushes
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Weight

Weight

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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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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Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Tray of carved wooden frame with glass centre

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

Department of Defence collection
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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1923
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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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1988
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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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Paris, France
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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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Cylindrical woven cane case with a flip lid, for housing a teapot

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Carpenter's folding rule

Carpenter's folding rule

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Folding rules
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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Aboriginal breastplate for Paddy, King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo

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Paddy King of Nive Downs and Duke of Tambo collection
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Nive Downs, Augathella, Queensland, Australia
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King Paddy
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Richard Hollis & Sons .66 calibre single shot percussion pistol probably used by bushranger Frank Gardiner

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Thelma Brown collection
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Pistols
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Richard Hollis & Son
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1832
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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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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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Thomas Mercer Ltd
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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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Breastplate presented to Coomee Nullanga of Ulladulla NSW by Edmund Milne in 1909

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Edmund Milne collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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New South Wales, Australia
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Coomee
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1909
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Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Gore

Achromatic, brass telescope eyepiece used by Captain John Go...

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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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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Patrol Box No.1 used by anthropologist Ian Hogbin in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, 1933-1935

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Macleay Museum collection
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Boxes
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Dr Ian Hogbin
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1932
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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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Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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W Jewitt & Co
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Leather flying cap

Leather flying cap

Parsons collection
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Aviation helmets
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Brass button with military insignia

Brass button with military insignia

Parsons collection
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Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Aboriginal breastplate for Thomas Tinboy, King of Nelligan

Edmund Milne collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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H C. Jervis
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Marking gauge

Marking gauge

John Docker collection
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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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Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Boxed pocket microscope (Ross)

Phillip Parker King and Allan Cunningham collection
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Microscopes
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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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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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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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Brass cap

Brass cap

Geoff Gray collection
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Fire fighting equipment
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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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London, England
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Parkinson & Frodsham
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1840
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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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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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Australian Army brass hat badge

Australian Army brass hat badge

Alison Hope Oliver collection
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Egypt
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Alison H. Oliver
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1915
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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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England, United Kingdom
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British Army
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1812
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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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Aboriginal breastplates
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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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Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Captain John Gore

Wood and brass telescope tube in a leather case used by Capt...

Jack Gallaway collection
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Telescopes
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London, England
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Peter Dollond
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1761
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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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for King Too Too, Crack Horsebreaker & Glastonbury Coach Groom

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Genevieve Head collection
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Aboriginal breastplates
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Gympie, Queensland, Australia
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Wm M Lynn, General Engraver
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1888
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Tape measure

Tape measure

George O Crawford collection
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Tape measures
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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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Brooch featuring a kangaroo mounted on two miniature replica brass bullets

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Terence Lane collection
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Brooches
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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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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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Spirit Level

Spirit Level

Guiseppe Picone collection
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Mr Guiseppe '. Picone
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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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Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

Hand saw with a wooden handle and a metal blade

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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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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Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Aboriginal breastplate for Neddy, King of Neis Valley

Edmund Milne collection
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Naas Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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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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Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Plane table frame used by Captain James Cook

Captain Cook Plane Table Frame collection
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Surveying equipment
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England
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Captain James Cook
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1768
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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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