Historical information

Use by tramways to indicate the position of the person to a passenger or another employee. Most likely made as a general production item by Stokes for tramways and railways.


Demonstrates an item made to indicate the wearers position on the tramway.

Physical description

Uniform Badge for a "Conductor". Manufactured by Stokes and Sons, Melbourne. Made from a cast brass item and then nickel plated. Cast in the form of the handwritten or script word/s and underlined and rounded to fit on a cap. On the rear, silver soldered on are two brass loops at either of the badge to enable to be sewn or fitted with clips onto a cap. On the back of the back of the badge in very small letters is the name of the manufacturer - Stokes & Sons / Melbourne.