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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canberra Postcode 2600" in raised lettering

1999.0013.0044

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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canberra Postcode 2600" in raised lettering

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Physical description

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canberra Postcode 2600" in raised lettering with a blue-grey background and an uncoated metal border. On the other side the wooden backing is painted black.

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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