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Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

Letter from Rose Rasey to 'My Dear Family', 10 August 1937

RG Bain collection
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Letters
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Hebei, China
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Ms Rose S. Rasey
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1937
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Brown glazed ceramic toby jug depicting Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, with box and certificate

Brown glazed ceramic toby jug depicting Sir Charles Kingsfor...

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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Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Australia in 1949

Souvenir printed handkerchief for the visit of King George V...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Invitation to a Garden Party on 14 May 1937 to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Kay collection no. 2
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Invitations
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1937
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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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Souvenir beaker to celebrate the Eighty-Fifth Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1985
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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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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Pamphlet celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1928 trans-Pacific flight, 14 June 1978

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Hearn collection
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Pamphlets
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Sun
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1928
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Souvenir printed china bowl of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour 1949

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Margaret O'Callaghan collection
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Bowls
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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King George VI
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1949
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Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur coat

Handwritten note that was pinned inside a pocket of a fur co...

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Notes
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Unknown
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1990
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother wearing silver crown, white fur stole and purple dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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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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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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Souvenir mug - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir mug - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Coronation mugs
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King George VI
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1937
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Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Souvenir tankard - George VI Coronation 1937

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Tankards
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England
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King George VI
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1937
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1990
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Gramophone record containing farewell messages from the cockpit of the crew of the Southern Cross

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Vera Piper collection
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Audio records
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1929
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George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

George VI Coronation Medallion 1937

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Commemorative medallions
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Victoria, Australia
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King George VI
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1937
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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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Souvenir coffee cup - for the cancelled royal visit to Australia, 1949

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Souvenir teaspoon of the Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Teaspoons
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Box for Queen Mother doll

Box for Queen Mother doll

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy packaging
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1991
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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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Photographs
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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, 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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Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Square cotton handkerchief commemorating the coronation of King George VI

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Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Australia
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King George VI
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1935
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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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Albums
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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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Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir teacup - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative cups
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Souvenir beaker - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Two identical posters featuring the Southern Cross Memorial Exhibition

Two identical posters featuring the Southern Cross Memorial ...

Austin Byrne collection no. 1
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Exhibition posters
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Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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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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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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Souvenir plate or dish - Royal Family

Souvenir plate or dish - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Plastic doll of the Queen Mother, who is wearing a silver crown and metallic gold dress

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Dolls
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Souvenir mug - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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Box for Queen Mother doll

Box for Queen Mother doll

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Toy packaging
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Souvenir plate - for the cancelled royal visit, 1949

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Australia
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King George VI
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1949
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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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Models
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1929
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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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White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Visit to Australia

White china mug to commemorate the (cancelled) 1949 Royal Vi...

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative mugs
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England
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King George VI
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1949
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Souvenir mirror - Royal Family

Souvenir mirror - Royal Family

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative objects
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King George VI
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Commemorative oval yellow glass dish for the Coronation of King George the VI

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Bernice Spence Fryer collection
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Commemorative glassware
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England, United Kingdom
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Aynsley and Sons
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1937
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Printed advertising leaflet with photograph of Shetland pony Topsy and trainer Tom Dennis, post 1958

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Horse photographs and ephemera collection no. 2
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Leaflets
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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1958
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

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Nance Pownall collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1937
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1997 Royal Australian Mint Proof Coin Set

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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Souvenir plate - Victory in Europe, 1945

Souvenir plate - Victory in Europe, 1945

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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King George VI
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1945
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Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937

Ticket to the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabe...

Amy Hudson collection
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Tickets
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London, England
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Ms Amy Hudson
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1937
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Photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm and Garnet Malley, 1929

Photograph of Charles Kingsford Smith, Charles Ulm and Garne...

John Ulm collection
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Photographs
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Mr Charles T. Ulm
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1929
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Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Souvenir plate - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1985
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Souvenir dinner bell - Queen Mother

Souvenir dinner bell - Queen Mother

Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
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1990
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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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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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Ruined dashboard clock from Australian National Airways Avro X aircraft 'Southern Cloud', which crashed in 1931

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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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