Cornflower - Bleuet de France
From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria
- A Blue metal flower (cornflower) on a metal lapel pin.
- 2.0 cm x 2.0 cm
- bleuet de france, poppy like flower
- The bleuet de France is the symbol used in France to finance War Veterans, very similar the the Poppy.
The bleuet de France is available for sale on 11 November and 08 May each year.
Similar to the poppy this flower continued to grow in land devastated by shelling and military activity.
- Early 20th Century
- This pin is an original.
- 30 Dec 2017 at 3:07PM