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National Museum of Australia

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  • Australia Post Historical collection(120)

    Poster titled 'It's the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'
    Telegraph Office
    Poster titled 'Telephone services link together the people of all nations'
    Rectangular enamelled metal sign

    This collection consists of 87 items from the New South Wales historical section of Australia Post. The items range from furnishings that were used for the opening of the Sydney GPO in 1874 to telephones, signs, posters, and postal boxes. The material covers a period of over one hundred years of postal service in Australia.