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Wooden skis

Wooden skis

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Skis
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Antarctica
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Robert G. Dovers
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1951
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Child's skis

Child's skis

Margret Doring collection
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Skis
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Pair of hand knitted woollen mittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

Canvas backpack used by Geoffrey Yen

C J Yen Family collection
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Backpacks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Paddy Pallin Pty Ltd
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1940
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Bum bag

Bum bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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Belt pouches
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Manual for ski babies by Fritz Heinrich

Manual for ski babies by Fritz Heinrich

Jessie Luckman collection
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Manuals
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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Backpacks
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Skiers Handbook

Skiers Handbook

Jessie Luckman collection
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Handbooks
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Wooden gold panning sieve with 'F H YEN' painted on outside

Wooden gold panning sieve with 'F H YEN' painted on outside

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Goldmining equipment
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Paddy Pallin brand canvas 'A' frame backpack

Jessie Luckman collection
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Backpacks
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Akubra brand hatbox

Akubra brand hatbox

C J Yen Family collection
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Hatboxes
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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Black leather ski boots

Black leather ski boots

Jessie Luckman collection
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Ski boots
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Pair of cane ski stocks

Pair of cane ski stocks

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

'Grasshopper bindings' metal plate

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with leather bindings

Pair of wooden skis made from hand-cut mountain ash, with le...

Donald Maclurcan collection no. 2
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Geoffrey Yen
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1860
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Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January 1943

Ski Illustrated; America's foremost skiing magazine, January...

Jessie Luckman collection
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Magazines
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1943
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Kayen Lamp double mantle wick

Kayen Lamp double mantle wick

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Lamp components
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Pair of heavy timber skis with pointed tips and metal edges

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Skis
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Pair of ski skins

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sports equipment
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Iron lacework verandah bracket

Iron lacework verandah bracket

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Brackets
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Wooden skis

Wooden skis

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Skis
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Antarctica
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Robert G. Dovers
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1951
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Iron lacework balustrading

Iron lacework balustrading

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Balustrade panels
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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St. Andrew's cigar box with cigar

St. Andrew's cigar box with cigar

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Cigar boxes
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Handmade green hooded jacket

Jessie Luckman collection
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Jackets
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Sleeping bag

Jessie Luckman collection
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Sleeping-bags
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Dark timber skis with metal edges and pointed tips

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Skis
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Wooden skis

Wooden skis

George and Robert Dovers collection
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Skis
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Antarctica
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Robert G. Dovers
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1951
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Pair of handmade wooden skis made by Fritz Weselman

Fritz Weselman skis collection
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Skis
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Fritz Weselman
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1898
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Fragment of an iron lacework verandah bracket

Fragment of an iron lacework verandah bracket

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Brackets
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Green leather coin purse with metal clasp

Green leather coin purse with metal clasp

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Purses
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) box,

Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) box,

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Boxes
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Hong Kong
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Five-in-One hose mending thread

Five-in-One hose mending thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Hand operated petrol drum pump

Hand operated petrol drum pump

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Petrol pumps
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Blue canvas hooded jacket

Jessie Luckman collection
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Jackets
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Brown leather boot with leather laces

Jessie Luckman collection
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Boots
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Wooden skis with metal and leather bindings

Jessie Luckman collection
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Skis
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Bayer's Aspirin glass bottle and tablets

Bayer's Aspirin glass bottle and tablets

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Pill bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Rusted gold panning pan

Rusted gold panning pan

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Gold pans
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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R. Bell & Co Melbourne matchbox with matches

R. Bell & Co Melbourne matchbox with matches

C J Yen Family collection
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Matchboxes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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R. Bell & Co.
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Packet of Berlei bias binding

Packet of Berlei bias binding

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Berlei Limited
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Bowler hat

Bowler hat

C J Yen Family collection
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Hats
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Metal iron with a red painted handle

Metal iron with a red painted handle

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Spirit irons
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Bottle of liquid deodorant

Bottle of liquid deodorant

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Deodorants
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Cross country skis

Elaine Allen collection
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Skis
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Bolt of 'Grey Sheeting' fabric

Bolt of 'Grey Sheeting' fabric

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Household textiles
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England, Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Length of cream cotton lace

Length of cream cotton lace

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Lace lengths
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) pamphlet

Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) pamphlet

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Pamphlets
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Hong Kong
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Palmolive olive oil shaving stick

Palmolive olive oil shaving stick

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Shaving creams
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Boxed set of six Reeves stencil paint colours, fabric stencil, and Briggs stencil paper

Boxed set of six Reeves stencil paint colours, fabric stenci...

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Painting equipment
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Art Reeves
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Roll of two shilling tickets

Roll of two shilling tickets

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Tickets
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Homemade wooden skis

Jessie Luckman collection
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Skis
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Tin of liquid glue

Tin of liquid glue

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Glue
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) bottle

Ve-Tsin gourmet powder (MSG) bottle

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Spices
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Hong Kong
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Iron lacework balustrading

Iron lacework balustrading

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Balustrade panels
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Leather sole component of a shoe

Leather sole component of a shoe

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Shoes
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Pair of beige coloured ladies gloves with machine embroidered floral scalloped cuffs

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C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Gloves
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Old Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Five-in-One hose mending thread

Five-in-One hose mending thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Great Britain
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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Card of Filosheen hose mending cotton thread

Card of Filosheen hose mending cotton thread

C J Yen Family collection no. 2
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Sewing equipment
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Charles (Chun) J. Yen (Yin)
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