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Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the Southern Cross used on Pacific, Australian, Tasman and English flights 1928-1929

Souvenir half main bearing of the Central Engine from the So...

Ellen Rogers collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1930
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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Sir Ch...

Coles-Myer collection
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Commemorative medals
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Victoria, Australia
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Coles-Myer Ltd
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1897
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Ruined dashboard clock from Australian National Airways Avro X aircraft 'Southern Cloud', which crashed in 1931

Ruined dashboard clock from Australian National Airways Avro...

John Boddington collection
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Dashboard clocks
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Sydney Airport, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian National Airways Limited
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1929
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Model of an Avro-Fokker aircraft used as a paperweight by Charles Ulm

Model of an Avro-Fokker aircraft used as a paperweight by Ch...

Herb and Joan Cowan collection
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1929
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Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

Story of the Southern Cross Transpacific Flight 1928

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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Album of newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, Australian

Album of newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, Australian

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm and Garnet Malley, 1929

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John Ulm collection
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1929
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Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Uncirculated 1997 one dollar coin

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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One dollar coins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Gramophone record containing farewell messages from the cockpit of the crew of the Southern Cross

Gramophone record containing farewell messages from the cock...

Vera Piper collection
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1929
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Dressing case containing two hair brushes, two clothes brushes, a comb and a mirror

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Dressing cases
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1928
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Brown glazed ceramic toby jug depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, with box and certificate

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William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Toby jugs
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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Two identical posters featuring the Southern Cross Memorial Exhibition

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Exhibition posters
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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My Flying Life

My Flying Life

William Beausang collection
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Books
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1937
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Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, 1933

Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, 1933

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Albums
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Charles Kingsford Smith and James and Emma Hammond with aircraft G-AUDK,  29 January 1927

Charles Kingsford Smith and James and Emma Hammond with airc...

Denise Turner collection
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Cook, South Australia, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1927
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Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith 1933

Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith 1933

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, London

Album of Newspaper clippings, Kingsford Smith, London

Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Half-size bronze profile of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, on a timber base

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Ellen Rogers collection
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Sculptures
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Merrylands, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thelma Dahl
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1932
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Gold and silver plated brass handbuilt model of the Fokker tri-motor monoplane 'Southern Cross', flown by Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

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Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Austin E. Byrne
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1931
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The 'Southern Cross' being prepared for flight

The 'Southern Cross' being prepared for flight

John Snell collection
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Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
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William Snell
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Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photographs from Parliament House dining rooms...

Album containing 97 menus, 20 seating plans and 47 photograp...

Betty Hall collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Mr H L. Napthali
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1918
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Photograph of George Beohm and Charles Kingsford Smith

Photograph of George Beohm and Charles Kingsford Smith

Michael Paull collection
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Sepia photographs
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George J. Beohm
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1916
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Photograph of George Beohm, Jerry Pentland and Charles Kingsford Smith

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Michael Paull collection
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Sydney Airport, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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George J. Beohm
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Radio controlled scale model of the aircraft 'Southern Cross' made by Keith Hearn

Radio controlled scale model of the aircraft 'Southern Cross...

Hearn collection
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Keith Hearn
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1978
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Photograph of the 'Southern Cross' landing after the 1928 trans-Pacific flight

Photograph of the 'Southern Cross' landing after the 1928 tr...

Michael Paull collection
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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Photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith

Photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith

Michael Paull collection
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George J. Beohm
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Pamphlet celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1928 trans-Pacific flight, 14 June 1978

Pamphlet celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1928 trans-...

Hearn collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Sun
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

Royal Australian Mint collection no. 2
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Coin proof sets
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Royal Australian Mint
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1997
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Southern Cross

Australian National Gallery collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Younker Brothers Picture and Gift Shop
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1928
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Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm, Tom H McWilliams and Harold Litchfield in front of the 'Southern Cross'

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John Snell collection
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Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
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William Snell
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Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian National Gallery collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Younker Brothers Picture and Gift Shop
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1928
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1928 Transpacific airmen menu

1928 Transpacific airmen menu

Alec Hill collection
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Menus
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1928
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Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

William Beausang collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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Souvenir wooden fragment from the aircraft propeller of 'The Southern Cross', 12 May 1935

Souvenir wooden fragment from the aircraft propeller of 'The...

Vera Piper collection
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Aircraft components
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1935
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Charles Kingsford Smith receiving flowers from a young girl

Charles Kingsford Smith receiving flowers from a young girl

John Snell collection
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Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
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William Snell
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