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Badge - Legatee Frank Alsope's Member Badge

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Round metal badge with white background, red border and 'Frank Alsope 41' in blue text.
Size
57 mm diameter
Object Registration
01709
Historical information
An example of a Legatee's badge. These badges were issued to all Legatees to show their name. The number 41 is Legatee Alsope's membership number, which shows that initially members kept track of the order in which they were accepted into Legacy. In the early years of Legacy, membership was restricted to a limited number of members and to those that had skills and abilities that were required. Legatee badges are still circular in shape.
Significance
An example of an early Legacy badge that Legatees wore.
Inscriptions & Markings
Printed in blue text 'Frank Alsope 41'
Last updated
18 Feb 2020 at 1:24PM