Documents from an Australian prisoner of war are available in Tullochs Auctions latest online auction.
The auction is currently open for prebidding and will close next week on the 29th of January.
The collection from a Victorian World War Two POW includes personal letters, ration cards, newsletters, references, medical records and medals.
It was found at an estate sale and Tullochs manager Jessie Reid said if it wasn't for the keen eye of one of her contractors the item might have been lost forever.
She said the collection had been placed in a pile of old household appliance manuals.
She said the item would be perfect for the cultural gifts program and expected it to gain a lot of attention.
The cultural gifts program offers people tax incentives for donating items with cultural significance to Australian public collections.
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She said the set had already attracted interest from mainland museums.
"It's one of the most complete ones that has come up for auction anywhere recently," she said.
"I have already had interest from the mainland for war museums and war memorials."
Also on offer during the online auction are 'endearing' photos of writer and bush poet Henry Lawson.
Ms Reid said the original 1918 photographs from The Johnsons Studio are unique for photos from that period.
She said other photos from the era are usually very formal.
"If you have a look you can see him, he's relaxed and he's smiling, a lot of the photos from that era are very still and stayed because of the exposure that they had to do," she said.
"You get a real sense of the man behind the photos in these pictures which sort of goes along with his writing a lot better too."
The auction will also include intact glassware from the 18th century.
Ms Reid said the fact glassware was in perfect condition was amazing.
"We've got a lot of George the second and third items including glasses from the 17 hundreds which have survived intact which is quite amazing and they are also museum quality," Ms Reid said.
There are several lots of glassware available one of which is valued at 12 thousand dollars according to Ms Reid.
The auction is online only but bidders are welcome to browse the collections at Tullochs store.
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