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Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold and herbs

Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold an...

Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Beam balances
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1988

Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1988

Australia Post collection
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Commemorative envelopes
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Australia Post
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1988
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remember'

Letter printed on yellow paper, titled '1984-A Year to Remem...

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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First day cover issued by Australia Post for the opening of Parliament House Canberra on 9 May 1988

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Chris Grady collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Commemorative postage stamp set - Parliament House Canberra Opened 1988 by Her Majesty The Queen ...

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Australia Post collection
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Postage stamps
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Oertling 62FM beam balance

Oertling 62FM beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Beam balances
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England
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L Oertling Ltd
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1930
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Six envelopes marked

Six envelopes marked "Parliament House Canberra Opened 1988 ...

Australia Post collection
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Flagpole of Parliament House flying an Australian flag

Flagpole of Parliament House flying an Australian flag

Australia Post collection
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Photographic postcards
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Black plastic wall telephone

Black plastic wall telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1945
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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First day cover celebrating the centennary of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Thursday Island

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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First day envelopes
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Parliament House Canberra

Parliament House Canberra

Australia Post collection
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Set of brass scales attached to a black wooden base with fou...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Beam balances
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Beam balance

Beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Bruxelles, Belgium
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H.L. Beckler Fils & Co
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1930
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Beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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H.B. Selby beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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H.B. Selby & Co Pty Ltd
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Set of banjo shaped Chinese scales used for weighing gold and herbs, Ballarat

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Victorian Goldfields collection no. 1
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Beam balances
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Beam balance

Beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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White rectangular foamcore board with a laminated surface, f...

Australia Post collection
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Display equipment
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Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australia Post
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1988
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Griffin and Tatlock beam balance

Griffin and Tatlock beam balance

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine collection
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Griffin and Tatlock
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