Badge, Tin Hat; Unknown Maker; 1920-1960

Name/Title

Badge, Tin Hat

About this object

Donated by the Foster Family of Thornbury, this tin hat badge was a fundraising badge for the New Zealand United Returned Soldiers Club. The badge cost 1/-, of which the proceeds would have gone to supporting return service personnel and their families. Tin hat day began in South Africa in the 1920s.

Maker

Unknown Maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1920-1960

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, tin
inorganic, processed material, pigment

Inscription and Marks

Printed onto hat in red 'UNITED RETURNED SOLDIERS FUND 1/- TIN HAT DAY'.

Measurements

h 30 mm x w 30 mm x d 10 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Clubs, Groups and Societies

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

Events and Parades

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Object Type

accessories

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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