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Address Plate - Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees' Association, circa 1980-1985 Object Reg. No: SH 913091

Summary:
Metal Address Plate for the Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees' Association, circa 1980-1985. It is one of a set of 34 Address Plates used on a label printing machine which was employed for circularisation of mail to unions affiliated with the Victorian Trades Hall Council.

The use of these address plates ended about 1988 when the label printing machine was replaced by a computer system. The printing machine and address plates were disposed of in 1991 during renovations to the Trades Hall.
Description:
Address Plate for Label Printing machine. Rectangular sheet of metal with upper and lower bevelled edges. Text has been reused or amended.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.50 cm (Height), 0.30 cm (Width), 10.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trade unions, societies, printing industry, trade union amalgamations
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: General
Tertiary Classification: address plates
Inscriptions: Stamped: THE SHOP DISTRIBUTIVE AND ALLIED/EMPLOYEES' ASSOCIATION (VIC BRANCH),/9TH FLOOR, 53 QUEEN STREET,/MELBOURNE 3000/ MELBOURNE. VIC. 3000 [this last line cancelled]. Marked lower right in pink ink or dye "39".
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1985
User: Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC), Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1988
Organisation Named: Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees' Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1985

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