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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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Container embossed with 'Norco'

Container embossed with 'Norco'

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Balances
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Dayton Scale Company
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Ice cream container

Ice cream container

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Thoroughbrace Coach used by the Nowland family, with accessories, trunk, spanner and jack

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Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Concord, New Hampshire, United States of America
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Abbott-Downing Company
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1854
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Varlo brand malt dispenser with metal base, plastic container and aluminium lid

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Dispensers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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H.C. Sleigh Ltd.
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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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Menus
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1939
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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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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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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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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Hacker Silverware
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Account book, 1977 to 1982

Account book, 1977 to 1982

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel knife

Stainless steel knife

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

Mirror of 'BUSY BEE PETERS ICE CREAM'

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1966  to 1968

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1966 to 1968

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Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

Gold coloured silver plated sundae dish

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Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

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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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1936
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Wooden, art-deco style chair with brown vinyl seat

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1962  to 1964

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1962 to 1964

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated coffeepot

Silver plated coffeepot

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Coffeepots
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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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Round metal butter dish

Round metal butter dish

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Butter dishes
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Austria
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Hacker Silverware
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Silver plated sundae dish

Silver plated sundae dish

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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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Hand-operated meat slicer

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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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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Platters
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Metal table with yellow laminex top

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Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

Sign of 'FISH DINNERS'

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Account book, 1982 to 1987

Account book, 1982 to 1987

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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer 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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Booth-style wooden cafe table with yellow laminex top formel...

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Tables
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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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Syrup dispensers
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Grey, double sided wooden bench formerly mounted to wall

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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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Handwritten menu and price list

Handwritten menu and price list

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Menus
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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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Oval stainless steel platter

Oval stainless steel platter

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Platters
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Table forks
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated sundae dish

Silver plated sundae dish

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Round metal butter dish

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Austria
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Hacker Silverware
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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1965 to 1966

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1965 to 1966

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

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Tunstall, England
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The Grindley Hotel Ware Co Ltd
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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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Stainless steel soup spoon

Stainless steel soup spoon

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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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White teacup saucer 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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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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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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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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Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

Hexagonal glass salt shaker with black plastic lid

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