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Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Green coloured cardboard menu cover with paper menu insert

Busy Bee Cafe collection
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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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1939
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Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

Wall mounted style light with torch shaped shade

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Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

Orange coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

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White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White dinner plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

Stainless steel ladle, 1/2 pint capacity

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Green coloured drinking glass

Green coloured drinking glass

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White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White side plate with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Account book, 1982 to 1985

Account book, 1982 to 1985

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Stainless steel container used for cleaning ice-cream scoops

Stainless steel container used for cleaning ice-cream scoops

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Food storage containers
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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Art Deco fan shaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

Art Deco fan shaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panel...

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1936
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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1960 to 1962

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1960 to 1962

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1966  to 1968

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1966 to 1968

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Silver coloured aluminium serviette holder

Silver coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Five stainless steel containers with lids, tray and ladles

Five stainless steel containers with lids, tray and ladles

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Syrup dispensers
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Silver plated sundae dish

Silver plated sundae dish

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Tarnished silver plated milk jug

Tarnished silver plated milk jug

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Sign of 'ICE CREAM SUNDAE'S'

Sign of 'ICE CREAM SUNDAE'S'

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Account book, 1982 to 1987

Account book, 1982 to 1987

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Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

Champagne coloured aluminium serviette holder

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Silver plated oval sundae dish

Silver plated oval sundae dish

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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

'NATISCO' ice cream scoop

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Scoops
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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Art Deco fanshaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

Art Deco fanshaped mirror with clear, yellow and blue panels

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1936
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Sign on spindle of 'ICY COLD Delicious PINEAPPLE DRINK'

Sign on spindle of 'ICY COLD Delicious PINEAPPLE DRINK'

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Shop signs
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Parfait spoon

Parfait spoon

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Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

Framed sign of 'milk drinks'

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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

Blue coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Account book, 1972 to 1977

Account book, 1972 to 1977

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1972
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Gold coloured silver plated teapot

Gold coloured silver plated teapot

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Stainless steel fork

Stainless steel fork

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Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

Pink coloured aluminium milkshake container

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Sign on spindle of 'PURE FRUIT LEMON DRINK'

Sign on spindle of 'PURE FRUIT LEMON DRINK'

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Shop signs
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Yellow coloured drinking glass

Yellow coloured drinking glass

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Spherical clear glass 'Arnotts' biscuit jar with aluminium base

Spherical clear glass 'Arnotts' biscuit jar with aluminium b...

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver plated coffeepot

Silver plated coffeepot

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1964 to 1965

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White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White teacup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

Gold coloured silver plated teapot, 3/4 pint capacity

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Parfait spoon

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Red coloured drinking glass

Red coloured drinking glass

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Parfait spoon

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White espresso cup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

White espresso cup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Tarnished silver plated teapot made by Angus & Coote

Tarnished silver plated teapot made by Angus & Coote

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Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
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Angus & Coote, Jewellers
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Aluminium milkshake container

Aluminium milkshake container

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Peters & Co. order book with Busy Bee Cafe logo

Peters & Co. order book with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Red coloured drinking glass

Red coloured drinking glass

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Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981  to 1989

Zion Systems Wages Book, 1981 to 1989

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White espresso cup saucer with Busy Bee Cafe logo

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Round metal butter dish

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Handwritten menu and price list

Handwritten menu and price list

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Menus
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Menu order pad

Menu order pad

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Stainless steel fork

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Silver plated cutlery holder

Silver plated cutlery holder

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Parfait spoon

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