Out of the Bag - 100 Years of Showbags

Showbags are an Australian phenomenon with no overseas counterpart. A firm favourite on the local scene, showbags have established a place for themselves in the collective history of generations of Australians.

To go to the Show and come away without your bags of samples is not to go at all, and your sample bag minus a 12-inch ruler is a poor bag indeed.

Australasian, 1938

Did you know

The Bertie Beetle showbag was launched in 1963.