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

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Dispensers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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H.C. Sleigh Ltd.
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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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1939
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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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Balances
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Dayton Scale Company
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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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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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Circular piece of aluminium

Circular piece of aluminium

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White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White dinner 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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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

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

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Grey, double sided wooden bench formerly mounted to wall

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1936
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

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Red coloured drinking glass

Red coloured drinking glass

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Tarnished silver plated teapot made by Angus & Coote

Tarnished silver plated teapot made by Angus & Coote

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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Booth-style wooden cafe table with yellow laminex top formel...

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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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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Brown coloured plastic menu cover with menu inserted, post and pre 1966

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Menus
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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Red coloured drinking glass

Red coloured drinking glass

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Art Deco mirror with clear and yellow panels and green surro...

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Stephen Varvaressos
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White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White dinner 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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Silver plated sundae dish

Silver plated sundae dish

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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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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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1965 to 1966

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1965 to 1966

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Wages books
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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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Dining chairs
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Pale gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pale gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Brown coloured plastic menu cover with menu inserted, post 1966

Brown coloured plastic menu cover with menu inserted, post 1...

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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Grey, double sided wooden bench formerly mounted to wall

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1936
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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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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Dessert dishes
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Table knives
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Silver plated coffeepot

Silver plated coffeepot

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Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

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Shop signs
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Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

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Light fittings
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1936
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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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Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Drinking vessels
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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

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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 1987

Account book, 1982 to 1987

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Account books
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Manual for National brand cash register, 14 May 1959

Manual for National brand cash register, 14 May 1959

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Instruction books
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United States of America
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National Cash Register Company
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1959
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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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Pink coloured aluminium serviette holder

Pink coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Tableware
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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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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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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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Clement Victor Latz collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel knife

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Certificate of Sickness and envelope, 12 July 1966

Certificate of Sickness and envelope, 12 July 1966

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Green coloured drinking glass

Green coloured drinking glass

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Czech Republic
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Durit
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Stainless steel knife

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Woodson brand electric juicer with ceramic top and spout

Woodson brand electric juicer with ceramic top and spout

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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