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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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New South Wales Postal Service red painted metal pillar box with an arched top

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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs, Marr & Taylor, Sydney
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1875
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Metal nib

Australia Post Historical collection
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Nibs
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1959
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Instructions for the guidance of Allowance Postmasters at no...

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Instruction books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1914
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Metal nib

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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Australia Post three-piece cardboard mobile 'Beautiful birds...

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Mobiles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, '...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Set of four skeleton keys from cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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Australia Post Historical collection
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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Varnished cedar cabinet in two sections, made for the GPO Sy...

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Cabinets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1873
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Telegraph Office

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Signs
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Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'

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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

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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Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit No. 3

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29 - Pre-Stamped Postcard...

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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Black metal desk telephone with a winding handle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephones
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United States of America
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Telephone and Radio Corporation
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1948
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Varnished dark wooden writing desk with sloping top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Writing desks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1874
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Poster titled 'Send Christmas greetings, telegrams before 23...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1948
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Glass jar containing crystalised yellow and orange coloured ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Jars
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Sodeco SL11 red painted metal stamp dispenser

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postal equipment
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Societe des Computeurs de Geneva
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1970
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bowls
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

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Red metal post box on four legs

Red metal post box on four legs

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1930
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Two-ounce weight

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Weights
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Poster titled 'Post early this Christmas'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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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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Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Handbook of instructions for the guidance of Postmasters in ...

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Instruction books
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Department of Defence
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1962
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Australia Post poster captioned 'We Deliver'

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1980
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Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items

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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

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Instructions for the guidance of non-official Postmasters

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instruction books
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1940
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Beige and brown rectangular postage stamp dispenser with a g...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postal equipment
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1940
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Beige and brown rectangular postage stamp dispenser with a g...

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Postal equipment
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Postmaster General's Department
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1941
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Two-ounce weight

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Weights
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Two Royal Mail brass keys for the stamp dispenser

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Keys
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Postmaster General's Department
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1940
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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