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Three-ounce weight


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Three-ounce weight

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Physical description

Cylindrical metal weight with a flattened knob on top. "Oz 3 " is stamped on the top as well as "GPO" with an upward pointing arrow above the "P".

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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