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V-block and cramp

V-block and cramp

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Folding knife blade

Folding knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Centre punch

Centre punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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2-3 inch micrometer

2-3 inch micrometer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Micrometers
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Alfred Ross
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Pin punch

Pin punch

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Bore depth gauge and box

Bore depth gauge and box

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Thread gauge

Thread gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Bore depth gauge

Bore depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Metal punch featuring the number

Metal punch featuring the number "1"

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Punches
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Alfred Ross
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Telescopic gauge

Telescopic gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Centre drill

Centre drill

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Drill bits
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Cylindrical carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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Ball bearings

Ball bearings

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Bearings
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Handmade copper hammer

Handmade copper hammer

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Fretsaw blade

Fretsaw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Saw blades
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Black textured-vinyl covered timber case containing a metal depth micrometer and a small spanner

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Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Mintie's Moments in History storage tin

Mintie's Moments in History storage tin

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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R Hughes Pty Ltd
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1945
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Miniature dividers

Miniature dividers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Measuring instruments
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Round slip gauge

Round slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Pin vice

Pin vice

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Vices
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Bore gauge

Bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Setting stone

Setting stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Minties It's moments like these storage tin

Minties It's moments like these storage tin

Anne Girard collection
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Tins
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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R Hughes Pty Ltd
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1945
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Metal tool with tapered tip

Metal tool with tapered tip

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Small metal compression spring

Small metal compression spring

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Tools and box

Tools and box

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Broken saw blade

Broken saw blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Surface plate

Surface plate

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Carborundum rod sharpening tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Sharpening stones
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Radius gauge

Radius gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Go / No go gauge

Go / No go gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Bending knife blade

Bending knife blade

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Knife blades
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His Master's Voice gramophone needle tin

His Master's Voice gramophone needle tin

Reverend JW Schomberg collection
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Tins
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Moa Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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His Master's Voice
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Wedding cake tin

Wedding cake tin

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Sharpening stone, box and burnishing plastic

Sharpening stone, box and burnishing plastic

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Inside calipers

Inside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Metal tool with tapered tip

Metal tool with tapered tip

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Metal centering piece for a bore gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Capstan head

Capstan head

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Abrasives
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Nyal Figsen

Nyal Figsen

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Tins
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Depth gauge

Depth gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Spring loaded tool

Spring loaded tool

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Craytex rod, polishing stone

Craytex rod, polishing stone

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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V-block and clamp

V-block and clamp

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Metal scriber

Metal scriber

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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M & R Licorice Wafers tin containing woodruff keys

M & R Licorice Wafers tin containing woodruff keys

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tin

Tin

Muriel Kelly collection
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Wedding cake tin

Wedding cake tin

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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27 machine setting pieces

27 machine setting pieces

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tin

Tin

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1935
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Steel scribing block

Steel scribing block

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tin for 'Solomon Grundy' doll

Tin for 'Solomon Grundy' doll

Barbara Hetherington collection
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Rotary burr

Rotary burr

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Alfred Ross
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Slip gauge

Slip gauge

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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