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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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World War One swag

World War One swag

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Bedding
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1917
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Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

Ogden Smiths Mermaid fishing fly

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

Cattle branding iron with the initials WR

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

Wicker and leather child's pony saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Brown leather child's saddle

Brown leather child's saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

Cattle branding iron with the initials TR

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

Box of Special Rustless hypodermic needles

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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KaPeG syringe in cardboard box

KaPeG syringe in cardboard box

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Jena, Germany
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cardboard swing tag attached to Gidleigh fishing rod cover

Cardboard swing tag attached to Gidleigh fishing rod cover

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Glass and rubber catheter tip syringe

Glass and rubber catheter tip syringe

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Scalpel handle without blade in a sleeved blue cardboard box

Scalpel handle without blade in a sleeved blue cardboard box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade trocar

Homemade trocar

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard box

Fishing flies and printed note inside square cardboard box

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside bakelite box

Fishing flies inside bakelite box

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Brown and white feathers inside cream envelope

Brown and white feathers inside cream envelope

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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Leaflet Fornax Antiseptic

Leaflet Fornax Antiseptic

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Advertising leaflets
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Jockey exercise saddle

Jockey exercise saddle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

Chrome-plated brass dental spray gun

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

Fishing hook and line instruction booklet

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Thirteen trout fishing flies with cardboard box

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Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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ACME medicine dropper and box

ACME medicine dropper and box

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Horse and cattle scissor action hand clippers with box, clip...

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Shearing equipment
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Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

No. 30 Vaseline atomiser with spout and box

Gidleigh Collection
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Medicinal atomisers
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New Jersey, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1857
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Homemade wooden dowel tool

Homemade wooden dowel tool

Gidleigh Collection
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Hand tools
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Leather strap with buckle

Leather strap with buckle

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Spool of silk plaited fishing line

Spool of silk plaited fishing line

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Fishing equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Metal gauze filter

Metal gauze filter

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Filters
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing line in box

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Suede pouch with twelve packets of fishing line

Suede pouch with twelve packets of fishing line

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1928
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Hawk feathers in paper envelope

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Glass and white metal side nozzle syringe and burgundy sleeved cardboard box

Glass and white metal side nozzle syringe and burgundy sleev...

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Hypodermic syringes
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Burdizzo castration tool

Burdizzo castration tool

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Veterinary equipment
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Italy
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies and lines inside Eumenthol tin

Fishing flies and lines inside Eumenthol tin

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

Brown waxed cord wrapped around plywood

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Archimedean push drill

Archimedean push drill

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Hank of fishing cord

Hank of fishing cord

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Aseplene nasal irrigator with box

Aseplene nasal irrigator with box

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Health and medical equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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Fishing lures
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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Triangle sling bandage

Triangle sling bandage

Gidleigh Collection
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Bandages
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Pair of cattle ear marking pliers

Gidleigh Collection
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Agricultural equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fly fishing feathers inside Eumenthol tin

Fly fishing feathers inside Eumenthol tin

Gidleigh Collection
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Fishing equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside rectangular tin

Fishing flies inside rectangular tin

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Fishing lures
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese Refined Camphor tin

Fly fishing feathers, flies and silk thread inside Japanese ...

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Fishing equipment
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

Fishing flies inside turquoise and white cardboard box

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London, England
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

Fishing rod guides and nail inside cigarette tin

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Fishing equipment
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Virginia, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Cardboard and metal cylindrical container

Cardboard and metal cylindrical container

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade fishing handline

Homemade fishing handline

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Fishing lines
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

Box for Johnson & Johnson gauze

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Medical packaging
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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Beaker style medicine measuring glass

Beaker style medicine measuring glass

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Homemade metal weight

Homemade metal weight

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Envelope with three packets inside

Envelope with three packets inside

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Fishing lines
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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Hardy's Cerolene

Hardy's Cerolene

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Fishing equipment
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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Syringe kit in a white metal tin

Syringe kit in a white metal tin

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Hypodermic syringes
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Leather quart pot pouch and quart pot

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

Esmarch trianglular sling bandage

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New Jersey, United States of America
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Beaker style medicine measuring glass

Beaker style medicine measuring glass

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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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1880
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Dry cleaning brush

Dry cleaning brush

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England, United Kingdom
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Mrs Jane (Jean) R. Forster Rutledge
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