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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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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1939
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White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

Handwritten sign of 'Save 5c'

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Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass pepper shaker with black plastic lid

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Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

Silver plated coffeepot, 1/2 pint capacity

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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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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Mr Stephen Varvaressos
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1936
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Parfait spoon

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989  to 1999

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1989 to 1999

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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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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Parfait spoon

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Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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'Dayton' white metal scales with stainless steel scoop

'Dayton' white metal scales with stainless steel scoop

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Gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

Gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Account book, 1974 to 1975

Account book, 1974 to 1975

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Account book, 1931 to 1939

Account book, 1931 to 1939

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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

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Account book, 1972 to 1977

Account book, 1972 to 1977

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Handwritten menu and price list

Handwritten menu and price list

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Menus
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Silver plated straw dispenser

Silver plated straw dispenser

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1959 to 1960

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1959 to 1960

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1959
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Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

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Pale gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pale gold coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Account book, 1968 to 1972

Account book, 1968 to 1972

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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

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Silver plated sugarbowl with handles and hinged lid

Silver plated sugarbowl with handles and hinged lid

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Sugar bowls
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Five stainless steel containers with lids, tray and ladles

Five stainless steel containers with lids, tray and ladles

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Manual of 'National' cash register, 14 May 1959

Manual of 'National' cash register, 14 May 1959

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Instruction books
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1959
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Stainless steel tea strainer

Stainless steel tea strainer

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Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Instructions of 'Haros' hot drink dispenser

Instructions of 'Haros' hot drink dispenser

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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

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Red coloured aluminium serviette holder

Red coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Silver plated coffeepot

Silver plated coffeepot

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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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Shop signs
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Stainless steel container used for cleaning ice-cream scoops

Stainless steel container used for cleaning ice-cream scoops

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Food storage containers
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Account book, 1982 to 1985

Account book, 1982 to 1985

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Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Stephen Varvaressos
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Double-sided sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

Double-sided sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

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'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

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Circular piece of aluminium

Circular piece of aluminium

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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Tarnished silver plated milk jug, 1/8 pint capacity

Tarnished silver plated milk jug, 1/8 pint capacity

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

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Parfait spoon

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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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