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Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Half Bushel gun-metal grain measure

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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a wooden case

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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853, with accessories in a wooden case

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in wooden case

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Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Manacles from Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart
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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Bunch of keys marked HM Prison Campbell St Hobart 1834-1966

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

Standard Bushel gun-metal grain measure

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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in wooden case

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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

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Edward Thomas Loseby
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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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

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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695, with accessories in a wooden case

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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109, with accessories in a wooden case

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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

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John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659 in a wooden case

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Brass fastening pin for latch on chronometer

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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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Brass fastening latch

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John Rodgers Marine Chronometer No 1/1853 in a wooden case

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in a wooden case

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 in a wooden case

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Gardiner Two Day Marine Chronometer No 5/3947 in a wooden ca...

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Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer 3617 in a wooden cas...

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Cedar and blackwood gateleg table

Cedar and blackwood gateleg table

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Brass winding key for chronometer

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'The Millionaire' Serial No.2722 mechanical calculating mach...

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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695 in a wooden case

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Brass fastening pin for chronometer

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Brass canister and insert

Brass canister and insert

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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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Brass latch for chronometer

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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109 in a wooden case

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