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Receipt - Issued to G Toth, Myer Emporium, 23 Nov 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 865

Summary:
Receipt issued to G Toth by Myer, dated 23 November 1957. The receipt is for a watch. 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, cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.
Description:
Cream coloured paper receipt with red printed text and details filled out in pencil. There is a small green stamp in the top left corner which indicates stamp duty has been paid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 17.40 cm (Height), 10.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: watches, immigration, receipts, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration, men s clothing accessories
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Banking & Finance
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: Text: REGISTER RECEIPT/DATE TYPE OF TRANSACTION ASST. NO./THE MYER EMPORIUM.
Issued By: Myer Emporium Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 23 Nov 1957
Issued To: Mr Julius Toth, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 23 Nov 1957

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