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A very scarce original 'Empire Day Movement supporters badge'; bronzed example in the form of a podium, displaying a patrtotic red, white and blue enamelled 'Union Flag' to the fore with titled plaque below. Excellent condition, retaining original pin fittings, enamel perfect. Contained in its original cardboard presentation box with printed blue inscription to the lid, this with minor age wear and slightly toned.
A good original alluminuim medal, struck for the 'British Empire Union' for distribution to children throughout the Empire on 24 May 1926 for 'Empire Day'; the obverse with bust of the 'Prince of Wales' facing left, the reverse depicting an ancient galley, seen through the archway of a stone bridge; above a radiate sun. 'FOR GOD. KING. AND. EMPIRE'. Good condition, retaining original red, white and blue ribbon, minor surface scratches.
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