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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Container embossed with 'Norco'

Container embossed with 'Norco'

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Dayton brand white metal scales with stainless steel scoop

Dayton brand white metal scales with stainless steel scoop

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Dayton Scale Company
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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Varlo brand malt dispenser with metal base, plastic container and aluminium lid

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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H.C. Sleigh Ltd.
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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

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Spoons
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Side plates
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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Account book, 1968 to 1972

Account book, 1968 to 1972

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Account book, 1962 to 1963

Account book, 1962 to 1963

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1960 to 1962

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1960 to 1962

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Framed sign of 'The Original BUSY BEE MILK BAR'

Framed sign of 'The Original BUSY BEE MILK BAR'

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Shop signs
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Account book, 1972 to 1977

Account book, 1972 to 1977

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989  to 1999

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989 to 1999

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Sign on spindle of 'ICY COLD Delicious PINEAPPLE DRINK'

Sign on spindle of 'ICY COLD Delicious PINEAPPLE DRINK'

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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Wooden, art-deco style chair with brown vinyl seat

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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Hacker Silverware
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Semicircular glass light shade with corrugated design and wo...

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Stephen Varvaressos
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1936
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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

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Haros brand hot drink dispenser

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Hot water urns
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Haros Boilers
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Handwritten sign of 'ORANGE FRUIT DRINK FREEZE'

Handwritten sign of 'ORANGE FRUIT DRINK FREEZE'

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Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

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Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

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Modified milk can with handles and tap at base

Modified milk can with handles and tap at base

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981  to 1989

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981 to 1989

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Wooden, art-deco style chair with brown vinyl seat

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Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

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Coffeepots
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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Dessert dishes
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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Platters
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Instructions for Haros brand hot drink dispenser

Instructions for Haros brand hot drink dispenser

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Instruction leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Haros Boilers
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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Austria
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Hacker Silverware
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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White espresso cup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White espresso cup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Saucers
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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Spoons
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Side plates
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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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Czech Republic
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Account book, 1977 to 1982

Account book, 1977 to 1982

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

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Spoons
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Silver plated straw dispenser

Silver plated straw dispenser

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Green coloured drinking glass

Green coloured drinking glass

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Czech Republic
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Durit
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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1973  to 1981

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1973 to 1981

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Table knives
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Sign on spindle of 'PURE FRUIT LEMON DRINK'

Sign on spindle of 'PURE FRUIT LEMON DRINK'

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Shop signs
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Side plates
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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Box of 12 teaspoons

Box of 12 teaspoons

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Teaspoons
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Sheffield, England
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Cooper Brothers and Sons Ltd
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Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Parfait spoon

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White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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Account book, 1974 to 1975

Account book, 1974 to 1975

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Instruction card for Haros brand hot drink dispenser

Instruction card for Haros brand hot drink dispenser

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Instruction leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Haros Boilers
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Account book, 1982 to 1985

Account book, 1982 to 1985

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated sundae dish

Silver plated sundae dish

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