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Description
Leather bag, square and squat in shape with tartan fabric liningand central leather handle and metal fastners. Edge of bag is worn and marked inside and outside.
Classification
CH classification PERSONAL EFFECTS Travel Goods
Measurements
L230 x W395 x H295 mm
Media/Materials description
Leather, fabric, metal
Signature/Marks
R S
Boynes Leathergoods Pty Ltd Queensland Top Grain Hide
History and use
Mr R Scott, a former Queensland Railways employee, used this Gladstone bag. Gladstone bags were commonly used by railway staff particularly in areas like the Traffic Branch (locomotive drivers, firemen, guards) and workers at Ipswich Railway Workshops. They were used to carry their lunches and other personal effects
Registration number
R734

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