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Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"


Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

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Physical description

Rectangular enamelled metal sign with "Post Office" in black lettering against a white background. The back of the sign is dark blue-black and there are six small holes drilled around 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.

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