Sweetheart brooch : Royal Australian Air Force

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL/12811
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Paint, Perspex
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Sweetheart brooch with a gold painted RAAF eagle and crown set into a perspex disk. The back of the disk has been painted cream. The pin from the brooch has broken off. The paint in the back of the disk is cracked in places and has broken away from the back of the crown.

History / Summary

The history of this brooch is unknown. However it is an example of 'sweetheart' jewellery from the Second World War.