Menu toggle

National Museum of Australia

Where our stories come alive

Collection Explorer


"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"


"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Object information

Physical description

Rectangular metal sign with "Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia" in red lettering with a black shadow detail. The sign has a white background and a red border and six small holes along the edge.

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.

Object information

Back to top