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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

1999.0013.0047

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Physical description

Navy cloth post bag with four metal eyelets. Faded yellow printing on both sides reads "Australia Sydney Airmail". Metal eyelets at top of bag are stamped 'CARR/PAT/23608'.

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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