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Handbook of instructions for the guidance of Postmasters in the payment of age and invalid pensions...

1999.0013.0004

Handbook of instructions for the guidance of Postmasters in the payment of age and invalid pensions...

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Physical description

Book titled "Handbook of Instructions for the Guidance of Postmasters in the Payment of Age and Invalid Pensions(including Wives' and Children's Allowances) Widows' Pensions, Child Endowment, under the Social Services Consolidation Act". The cover is buff coloured fabric with black text. "1952" is annotated on the top right corner of the cover.

Statement of significance

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.

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