Offered is a 1916 – 1918 UK made 9 Carat Gold (not marked) rising sun sweet heart badge. The badge features a 22mm wide gold rising sun badge, with blue enamel scrolls, which has been mounted onto a 48mm wide solid gold pin bar. The gold content is not mark but has been tested and shown to be 9 Carat. The badge sits firmly in it’s purple velvet base, which is housed in it’s W. Wright LTD (Bournemouth) white leatherette case. The case has been repaired so that the case lid stays fixed upright, most likely for display.
A nice sweet heart keepsake, most likely bought by an Australian soldier on leave in the UK for a Brit sweet heart or girl back home.