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Old 22-10-19, 10:43 PM
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Hello, been trying to find out about this badge for a while but have only come across one faded black and white picture with no information so far. Wondering if anybody on here could possibly shed some light on it. Please excuse my photography skills or lack of skills.
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Old 22-10-19, 11:14 PM
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Welcome to the Forum SimonUK. Your account is active and open for posts.
The Aussie pin looks like a sweetheart item.
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Old 23-10-19, 01:13 AM
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Hi SimonUK,

That's a nice looking badge, it does appear in Cossum's book on the "Rising Sun Badge" on the front page but with out description or comment and it does not appear in any of the subsequent illustrations in the book and I cant tell if its enamelled or not.

By the look of it, it is of collar badge size, ie about 38mm across the scroll ends. Nurses throat badges and ones for the ladies slouch hat have pins as do some sweet heart badges. However the book does not show a similar badge with the stars over laid on the suns rays.

Could you please tell us what the lettering on the back is as its not readable.

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Old 23-10-19, 03:45 AM
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Looks like a sweetheart badge
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Old 23-10-19, 05:14 AM
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I would say sweetheart badge in silver. There is a nice variety of Rising Sun Sweetheart badges with stars. Most likely WWII era....

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Old 23-10-19, 06:17 AM
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Looks like TLM Stirling on the back, I'd say it's a sweetheart aswell.
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Old 23-10-19, 11:16 AM
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Old 24-10-19, 04:24 PM
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Thanks for the replies, we were thinking sweetheart but couldn't find any info or images. The back reads T.L.M Sterling Thomas L Mott. My mother inherited it when her mother died. It was in her jewellery box. We have no idea why she had it though.
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