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Badge - Legacy Appeal Badge - £50

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Legacy Appeal badge with the Legacy torch and wreath issued prior to 1966, of gold metal with pale blue enamel.
18 x 11 mm
Object Registration
legacy appeal, fundraising, badge week
Historical information
An example of badges issued by Legacy prior to 1966 for fundraising during the Legacy Appeal and Badge Week. The donation value was £50.
The symbol of Legacy is the Torch and Wreath of Laurel. The Torch signifies the undying flame of service and sacrifice of those who gave their lives for their country. The Wreath of Laurel is the symbol of our remembrance of them.
Made By
Angus and Coote
Examples of early Legacy badges that were sold up to raise money for Legacy's work. These were before decimal currency was issued in 1966.
Inscriptions & Markings
Engraved '£50' and imprinted 'Angus & Coote 9ct' on reverse.
Last updated
21 Apr 2020 at 2:14PM