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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29


Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

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Physical description

Narrow white cardboard box with an Australia Post logo on a mailing label and a blue and white label in the top left corner which reads "Postmaster's display kit / Starts September 1 Ends October 29 / ...Serial No. 572/112" and a large "29". Written on the side of the box in black ink is "579/112 - P/M's display kit 29" and "1982".

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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