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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

1999.0013.0039.012

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

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Physical description

Colour display card titled "Moving pictures / Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving / $2.50 a pack of six", with an attached stand folded against the back. It advertises a series of pre-stamped postcards depicting Australian animals and scenes and there is an Australian Post logo at the bottom of the card.

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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