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  • Australia Post Historical collection(120)

    Narrow red cardboard box containing seven paper items
    Instructional leaflet
    Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression
    Australia Post colour poster titled

    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.