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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

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

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs a...

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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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Half-ounce weight

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Weights
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Poster captioned 'Speed delivery - use private box numbers o...

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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

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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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1978
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Instructions for the guidance of Postmasters respecting the ...

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Commonwealth of Australia Repatriation Commission
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1945
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Round clear glass inkwell with a recessed sunburst pattern o...

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Inkwells
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Rectangular brass plate with rounded edges and two screw hol...

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Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 29"

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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Four-ounce weight

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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from ...

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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stam...

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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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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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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular pla...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Balances
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Four-ounce weight

Australia Post Historical collection
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Set of brass scales attached to a black wooden base with fou...

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Beam balances
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Varnished cedar balloon-backed chair, made for the Postmaste...

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Chairs
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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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Instructions for the guidance of Allowance Postmasters at no...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1914
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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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Three-ounce weight

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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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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1940
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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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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1986
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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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Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

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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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Arnolds Ink bottle

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

Australia Post Historical collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Narrow white cardboard box containing 15 paper items

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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1982
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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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Poster captioned 'Remember her on Mother's Day. She remember...

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Varnished cedar writing desk, bought expressly for the GPO S...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Alex W Norton, Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer and Commission Agent
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1873
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Multi-coin attachment for public telephone

Australia Post Historical collection
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Telephone accessories
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1966
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

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Red metal pillar box with an arched top

Red metal pillar box with an arched top

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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1912
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Telegraph Office

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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

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1988
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

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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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Poster titled 'Its 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 captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of no...

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Nib pen

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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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Handbook of instructions for the guidance of Postmasters in ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Department of Defence
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1962
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

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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1920
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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1870
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

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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 '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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