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Receipt - Issued to J Toth, By Evans & Balfour, Melbourne, 12 Dec 1959 Reg. No: HT 863
- Receipt for a rifle, issued to Julius Toth by Evans & Balfour Pty. Ltd, Melbourne, dated 12 December 1959. Evans & Balfour are described as specialists in guns, rifles, fishing, tennis, badminton, golf and knives. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, and cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
- Rectangular green paper receipt with black printed text and details filled out in blue ink.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
|Dimensions:||14.70 cm (Height), 10.60 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||working life, immigration, receipts, recreation activities, rifles, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Banking & Finance|
|Tertiary Classification:||financial records|
|Inscriptions:||Text: Amount of Transaction Sale No. Date/Specialists/GUNS/RIFLES/ FISHING/TENNIS/BADMINTON/GOLF.KNIVES/Phones Central 4004, 2360/WHOLESALE/AND/ RETAIL/EVANS & BALFOUR/PTY. LTD./269 LITTLE COLLINS STREET/(7 Doors down from Swanston St.)/MELBOURNE, C.1.|
|Issued By:||Evans & Balfour, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 Dec 1959|
|Issued To:||Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, 12 Dec 1959|