Sweetheart Brooch : 51 Battalion, AIF

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL/14411
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Enamel, Gold
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Small gold and enamel sweetheart brooch in the shape of a wishbone. An enamelled colour patch for 51 Battalion, AIF, is set in the centre at an oblique angle. The the reverse is stamped with a carat measurement. Set into the back of the brooch is a metal pin-fitting with a broken catch.

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