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Badge - Queen of Sport

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a round metal badge with blue lettering on a cream-coloured background and a photograph of a girl. The badge has a metal clip at the back.
Size
Diameter: 2 cm.
Object Registration
002627
Keywords
miss helen lindsay, world war two
Historical information
This badge appears to have been produced in South Australia as a fund-raiser for the war effort in World War Two. It was probably produced as part of a Queen Carnival event but no other details are available.
When Made
c. 1940
Significance
This badge has no known local provenance but is retained as an example of fund raising efforts during World War Two.
Inscriptions & Markings
Queen of Sport Miss Helen Lindsay 2358
Last updated
11 Feb 2020 at 3:46PM