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Metal table with yellow laminex top

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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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Wooden, art-deco style chair with brown vinyl seat

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Wooden, art-deco style chair with brown vinyl seat

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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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Grey, double sided wooden bench formerly mounted to wall

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Art Deco fan shaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

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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 mounted style light with torch shaped shade

Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

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Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

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

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Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

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Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

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Handwritten sign of 'ORANGE FRUIT DRINK FREEZE'

Handwritten sign of 'ORANGE FRUIT DRINK FREEZE'

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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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Double-sided sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

Double-sided sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

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Black 'Busy Bee CAFE' sign

Black 'Busy Bee CAFE' sign

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Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

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Sign of 'ICE CREAM SUNDAE'S'

Sign of 'ICE CREAM SUNDAE'S'

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Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

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

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Brown coloured plastic menu cover with menu inserted, post 1966

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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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Handwritten menu and price list

Handwritten menu and price list

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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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Menu order pad

Menu order pad

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Spherical clear glass 'Arnotts' biscuit jar with aluminium base

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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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Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

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Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Container embossed with 'Norco'

Container embossed with 'Norco'

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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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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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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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Metal sandwich press or cutter

Metal sandwich press or cutter

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Hand-operated meat slicer

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Haros brand hot drink dispenser

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Hobart, Tasmania, 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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Metal scoop with handle

Metal scoop with handle

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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Round metal butter dish

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Round metal butter dish

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Round metal butter dish

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Round metal butter dish

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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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Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

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Gold coloured silver plated teapot

Gold coloured silver plated teapot

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Tarnished silver plated milk jug

Tarnished silver plated milk jug

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Silver plated coffeepot

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Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

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Silver plated sugarbowl with handles and hinged lid

Silver plated sugarbowl with handles and hinged lid

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Silver plated straw dispenser

Silver plated straw dispenser

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Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

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Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

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Silver plated and stainless steel ice-cream scoop

Silver plated and stainless steel ice-cream scoop

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