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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

1999.0013.0020

Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Physical description

Black, white and red poster depicting a man hurrying from a car to a phone booth. The caption reads "A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close / do your speeding by 'phone / Australian Post Office".

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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