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Pax Vobis 04-03-20 10:37 AM

Help with post and telegraph badge please
 
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please help find information on this brooch

Bantam 06-03-20 10:41 AM

Hi,
Not my field but it looks very much like an early Post Office Badge,
Bantam

Wooffy 06-03-20 11:59 AM

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indeed, it has the same shape and colouring as a Post Office Badge - Is it Irish as they have P&T there

mike_vee 06-03-20 12:19 PM

Check out The Postal Museum , London , they may be able to identify badge.

Pinning Down The Right Badge

mike_vee 06-03-20 01:11 PM

Could the "G.P.O" badge be a 'generic' one for messengers and other letters be for specific areas/jobs ?

"and a pill box-type hat with badge that was unique to me. My number was TS228 (only the messengers at the CTO and their sister office at Threadneedle Street were allowed to wear the Tube Service or TS motif on their cap badges)."

High Wood 07-03-20 07:34 PM

Don't the letters refer to a Postal Area?

mike_vee 07-03-20 08:13 PM

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Originally Posted by High Wood (Post 502329)
Don't the letters refer to a Postal Area?

Letters on bottom of badge are postal area/parent office , I was wondering if the top area of badges was related to the specific section/speciality that employed the messenger.


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