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Shield

Shield

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1948
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Clubs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Knives
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Knives
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Knife blade

Knife blade

Olive Pink collection
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Knives
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Miss Olive Pink
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Carmelo Mirabelli collection no. 1
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Knives
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Olive Pink collection
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Spearthrowers
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Miss Olive Pink
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Knife made from a ground-down flat file, with a corn cob handle, as used by swagmen in the Depression era

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Paul Watts collection
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Knives
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Gatton, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Paul Watts
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1986
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Containers
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

Marion Flanigan collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Ron Bell collection
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Shell knife

Shell knife

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Spear

Spear

Olive Pink collection
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Spears
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Miss Olive Pink
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Froe or side knife

Froe or side knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Robert F Mosley Ltd
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1988
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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Knives
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Containers
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Miss Olive Pink
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knives
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Knives
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South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Echidna quill ornament

Echidna quill ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Ornaments
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Miss Olive Pink
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

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Olive Pink collection
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Knives
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Not provided
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1977
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Olive Pink collection
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Clubs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Containers
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Miss Olive Pink
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Wooden snake sculpture

Wooden snake sculpture

Olive Pink collection
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Wood carvings
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Miss Olive Pink
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Hafted stone blade

Hafted stone blade

JW Lindo collection
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Knives
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J W. Lindo
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Shell knives

Shell knives

Papuan Official collection
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Knives
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Knives
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Knives
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Knives
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Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

Dough knife with a metal blade and a wooden handle

ET Fealy collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knives
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Lew Parlette collection no. 1
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Knives
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lew Parlette
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1972
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Wooden toy shield

Wooden toy shield

Olive Pink collection
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Toys
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Central Desert, South Australia, Australia
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Miss Olive Pink
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Froe or side knife

Froe or side knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Robert F Mosley Ltd
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1988
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Containers
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Miss Olive Pink
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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Metal blade

Metal blade

Olive Pink collection
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Knife blades
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Miss Olive Pink
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Hooked boomerang

Hooked boomerang

Olive Pink collection
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Boomerangs
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Miss Olive Pink
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