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One-pound weight

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Physical description

Round disc-shaped metal weight with "1 lb. / Avery" stamped on the top and "PMG", "8" and " 69" stamped on the reverse.

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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