Button badge - RSS

Production date
1918
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Description
Paper and celluloid button badge for RSS (Returned Sailors and Soldiers). Obv: 2 flags "R.S.S. Day 25 May 18" Rev: Pin
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Civil button badge
Measurements
25.6mm
Media/Materials description
printed tin; red, white, blue, yellow
History and use
This badge commemorates Returned Sailors and Soldiers Day, held in May 1918 by the RSSILA (later RSL). Special 'days' were commonly used during World War 1 for fundraisers - thousands of such days were held during the four years of the War.
Registration number
N6814

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