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

John Poole Marine Chronometer No 2659, with accessories in a...

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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer No 3617 in a wooden case

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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475, with accessories in a wooden case, used in HMAS Australia

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

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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 with accessories in a wooden case

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Australia for the Australians, White Australia

Australia for the Australians, White Australia

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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case

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

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

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Mercer Marine Chronometer No 13290 in a wooden case, with accessories

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Brass fastening latch

Brass fastening latch

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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

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Brass fastening pin for latch

Brass fastening pin for latch

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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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Brass winding key for chronometer

Brass winding key for chronometer

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Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

Wooden dentist instrument cabinet owned by Len Uren

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Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

Spool and paper tape associated with the SNOCOM computer

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

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Cedar and blackwood gateleg table

Cedar and blackwood gateleg table

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Brass fastening latch

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Brass latch for chronometer, used in HMAS Australia

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Souvenir cigar box made of wood from HMAS Australia (I)

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Brass fastening pin for latch

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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, used in HMAS A...

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 46982 in a wooden case

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Souvenir cigar box made of wood from HMAS Australia (I)

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Dobbie Son & Hutton Marine Chronometer No 5475 in a wooden c...

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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

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Brass and perspex chandelier that can hold six candles

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Morris Tobias Marine Chronometer No 695 in a wooden case

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Brass fastening pin for latch on chronometer

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Brass winding key for chronometer, used in HMAS Australia

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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

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Poison applicator used for Chloropicrin poison

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Brass fastening latch

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Manufacturer's oval brass plate from Pilkington Steam Hammer...

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Commemorative stand displaying three World War Two artillery...

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Water and supply cart known as 'The Comalco Camel' which Warren Bonython and Charles McCubbin pulled across the Simpson Desert in 1973

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Brass fastening pin for latch

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

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

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Brass and perspex chandelier that can hold four candles

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Brass fastening pin for latch

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Parkinson & Frodsham Marine Chronometer 3617 in a wooden cas...

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Loseby Two Day Marine Chronometer No 109 in a wooden case

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Dent Two Day Marine Chronometer No 1604 in a wooden case

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