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1893 World’s Columbian Exposition Children’s Special Ticket

Children’s Columbia Exposition Entry Ticket A Children’s Special Ticket for entry to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, USA. This one is virtually as issued with a little discolouration but is poorly trimmed with a wide top border and

1893 World’s Columbian Exposition Ticket – Washington Souvenir Portrait

Washington Portrait Souvenir Columbia Exposition Entry Ticket An entry ticket to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, USA. This one has the portrait of George Washington, one of many different entry ticket designs printed as collectable souvenirs. The other

Circa 2004 Perth Mint Silver Monkey Medallion

Click image to enlarge 15.8mm diameter, 2.41g. Confirmed by The Perth Mint as being made circa 2004 from 999 silver and was made by the mint as a purely advertising piece. One side has a pad-printed monkey and the other

John Martin Letter to Mrs E A Bates 1906

John Martin Letter A very interesting piece of history dating back to March 16th 1906. Letterhead of The Big Store, John Martin & Company Limited who was the major South Australian department store chain which operated from 1866-1998. John Martin’s

Pennies Please! Commonwealth Treasury Note

Pennies Please! Pamphlet distributed by the Commonwealth Treasury prior to the changeover to decimal currency on February 14th 1966. It urges the public to seek out pennies and spend them, cash them in or look out for the key dates

Uniface 1994 Half Ounce Platinum Koala Facsimile

Uniface 1994 1/2 Ounce Platinum Koala AdvertisingFacsimile 7.32g, 25mm diameter. Confirmed by Perth Mint as silver plated copper. Uniface facsimile of 1994 half ounce platinum Koala made for “Portfolio Boards” which were given to Perth Mint distributors. Not a trial