Sweetheart brooch : Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train

Accession Number REL42908
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Rose gold
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1914-18
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Voided and engraved 9ct rose gold sweetheart brooch. In the centre is a tilted fouled anchor and the initals 'RANBT' surrounded by a wreath. Below is a scroll with the initials 'A.I.E.F'. Engraved on the reverse of the wreath is 'From WILL To Edith'. Stamped on the reverse of the scroll is the maker's mark 'ALBERT' and '9ct'. The brooch has a pin fastening though the pin is no longer present.

History / Summary

The history of this brooch is unknown.