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Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601" in raised lettering

1999.0013.0045

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Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601" in raised lettering

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Physical description

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601" in raised lettering with a blue background and an uncoated metal border. The back of the sign is green and there are two holes drilled in the top left and right corners.

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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