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Lot 863    SESSION 4 (4.30PM TUESDAY 23RD MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $60

RED CROSS QUEEN COMPETITION, c1940s, Air Queen Nancy Bird, 5/- donation winged badge (KC), in silvered and enamel (58x20mm), by Amor, Sydney, pin-back. Toned, nearly extremely fine.

This badge was issued to assist Air Queen Nancy Bird Walton to raise funds in the Red Cross Queen Competition. The badges were sold in various locations throughout the country. There were nine contenders for the title which was established to raise funds for the Red Cross. Some of these Queens were representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil Services, Journalists and Liquor Trades.

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