Contents Confectionery Money boxes Australian football cards - pre AFL era Advertising pocket mirrors Art Deco ephemera Yarra and Port Phillip postcards Meet the (badge) collector Gallipoli's … [Read more...]
SEE SIMON AT THE FAIR - FOR BADGES, BROCHURES, BUTTONS, +++. At the fair this Sunday, Parkview Room 9.15 am start. … [Read more...]
Sports rare items at the fair
THIS SUNDAY 19 MAY, AT THE PARKVIEW ROOM, CAMBERWELL, 340 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell Vic. Rick & Margaret Milne will have some super special and rare items up for sale. Early bird entry for … [Read more...]
What is it worth and why?
Australia day badges – piece of social history There is an evolution in the way that badges are manufactured. But these badges are of interest for other reasons. In the first half of the 20th … [Read more...]
Fighting over badges in the op shop + some dating tips
Many of us hunt in local op shops. Recently looking in Cheltenham, Vic. Met a fellow collector who was wearing a cap with some nice badges and a few that are more like brooches, for example the … [Read more...]
FOOTY SEASON - LOTS OF EPHEMERA AND LOTS OF COLLECTORS. We haven't really covered this well to date. But here is a range of material to get you thinking AFL. … [Read more...]
Australia Day in July?
THIS SERIES OF BADGES FROM THE 1910s MAY SURPRISE MANY BY BEARING THE DATES IN JULY. In 2015 there is discussion about what a national day should be and so when it should be celebrated. Many see … [Read more...]
#Illridewithyou – 1,000 badges
ONE OF THE GOOD THINGS THAT CAME OUT OF THE LINDT CAFE KILLINGS WAS THE RISE OF THE 'I'LL RIDE WITH YOU' OFFER MADE TO PEOPLE TRAVELLING ON BUS 373 FROM COOGEE TO MARTIN PLACE. We note this … [Read more...]
Another storage solution for badges
HERE IS ANOTHER SOLUTION FOR STORING BADGES - A HELLUVA LOT OF THEM. Here are some snapshots from member Bill - more from Bill soon and more close up photos. … [Read more...]