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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

1999.0013.0058

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Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges

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Physical description

Set of brass scales with a round plate and a rectangular plate with rounded edges. It is attached to a black wooden base with four wooden feet and has three circular indentations of varying sizes on top.

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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