Civil Defence Corps Tie pin

Object number

LDVAL 3122/5

Date

after 1939 – before 1945

Description

Tie pin bearing the civil defence corps legend. Removed from the tie that is part of a Barking Civil Defence Corps uniform.

Physical description

Gold tone metal badge. Circular with a crown at the top decorated with dark red enamel. Relief script around the circumference set on a blue enamel background. At the centre, in relief, is a standing lion wearing a crown.

Condition

Good

Type

Tie pin

Size

Whole length: 28mm

Material

Whole: Metal
Decoration: Enamel

Collection type

Social history, Textile

Inscription

Inscription Cast Around circumference: CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS

Alternative reference

Entry Number T274 (1990-08-08)

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Metadata
Start dateafter 1939
End datebefore 1945
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTie pin
Material
Metal
Enamel
Collection type
Social history
Textile