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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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The Busy Bee Cafe Gunnedah
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1939
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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Butter dishes
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Hacker Silverware
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Gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

Gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Drinking vessels
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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The Busy Bee Cafe Gunnedah
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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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Brown coloured plastic menu cover with menu inserted, post 1966

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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Red coloured drinking glass

Red coloured drinking glass

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Czech Republic
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Durit
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Red coloured aluminium serviette holder

Red coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Tableware
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

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Salt shakers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

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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

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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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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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Table forks
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Instructions for Haros brand hot drink dispenser

Instructions 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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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated straw dispenser

Silver plated straw dispenser

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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake 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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Silver coloured aluminium serviette holder

Silver coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Set of parfait spoons

Set of parfait spoons

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Spoons
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel cutlery holder

Stainless steel cutlery holder

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Containers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

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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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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989  to 1999

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989 to 1999

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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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Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

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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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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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Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Drinking vessels
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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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Tarnished silver plated milk jug

Tarnished silver plated milk jug

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

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Shop signs
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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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Paper serviettes printed with 'Busy Bee Cafe'

Paper serviettes printed with 'Busy Bee Cafe'

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Serviettes
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Pepper shakers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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 milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Drinking vessels
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1936
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Account book, 1982 to 1987

Account book, 1982 to 1987

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Peters & Co. order book with Busy Bee Cafe logo

Peters & Co. order book with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Order books
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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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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Czech Republic
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Durit
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Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Coffeepots
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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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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1959 to 1960

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1959 to 1960

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981  to 1989

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981 to 1989

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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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Art Deco fanshaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

Art Deco fanshaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

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Wall mirrors
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1936
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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Food storage containers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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White teacup 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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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1973  to 1981

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1973 to 1981

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Green coloured drinking glass

Green coloured drinking glass

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Czech Republic
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Durit
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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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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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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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Tunstall, England
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Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

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