Spanking button this – WW11 VICTORY Big 3 Churchill, Hoover, Stalin – paper and tinplate button

Had to share this – a really ripper. As always, we are just enthusiasts and in no way connected to the seller & any transaction is strictly between buyer and seller. Also, we are developing a WWII Badge Guide currently. Best wishes, Mark & Sandra @ www.australianbadgeguides.com Spanking button this – WW11 VICTORY Big 3 […]

FIRST ANZAC DAY CELEBRATION CARDBOARD MEDALLION?

What do you think about this badge? Be armed with the power of information Consider obtaining the NEW 2015 Anzac Day Guide to Australia’s Fundraising Buttons, Badges and Pins – the fourth edition of the guide spans 54 A4 pages and includes 221 COLOUR badge images; and some 204 references. In addition, information about the […]

19 WW2 AUSTRALIAN COMFORTS FUND ACF APPEAL DAY TIN BADGES 6d 1/- 2/- 1942

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15 VINTAGE ROSE DAY APPEAL TIN BADGES 1940s 1950s 6d 1/-

Rose Day starter kit for you? Want the full set – arm yourself with the power of information by obtaining our 2014 Rose Day Guide to Australia’s Fundraising Buttons, Badges and Pins – the third edition of the guide spans 23 A4 pages and includes 52 COLOUR badge images; and some 72 references. Best wishes […]

WORLD WAR II AUSTRALIAN AIF FFCF FIGHTING FORCES COMFORTS FUND BADGE c1940s

Interesting joint issue badge. Note too how the badge was part of an admission to an event organised to raise funds for the war effort during WW2. For more information about the activities of the ACF and the various state divisions during the wars, refer to our NEW 2015 Australian Comforts Fund Guide to Australia’s […]

ANZAC Anniversary Lapel Pin Badge Plastic Item Rare Design Classic – one of approx four different designs known

Featuring the Queensland Maltese Cross and which includes the winged lion of St Mark. According to The Queenslander (newspaper), dated 28 April 1932, this design was first used in 1916 by the Anzac Day Commemoration Committee in Queensland, and was reported as being in continuous use ever since. In 1933, the continuity of the design […]

c1940 AUSTRALIAN COMFORTS FUND BADGE SA DIVISION WORLD WAR II SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Did you know the ACF had various state divisions, and that in South Australia, the division was often referred to as the Fighting Forces Comforts Fund. There are some 157 different badges buttons and pins detailed in the NEW 2015 Australian Comforts Fund Guide to Australia’s Fundraising Buttons, Badges and Pins – the third edition […]

FIGHTING FORCES AUSTRALIAN COMFORTS FUND, 1941, AUSTRALIA – one of 11 known examples.

Empire appeals were held throughout the war. These 1941 issues are interesting as they show the flags of various Commonwealth countries as they were then during the war. For example, both India’s and Canada’s national flags changed post war. In South Australia, the local ACF division was often referred to as the Fighting Forces Comforts […]