NLM-750B64: Modern Boy Scout Badge

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BADGE

Unique ID: NLM-750B64

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy badge. Die-stamped lapel or uniform badge of the Boy Scouts, featuring a lis with a star punched in each side petal, and with an inverted crescentic attachment at the end of a short lug brazed to the back. The Boy Scouts were founded by Baden Powell, inspired by the activities of paramilitary defenders under his command at the siege of Mafeking, a well-publicised episode in the Boer War. The Boy Scouts were founded in 1908, and have flourished ever since as a worldwide youth movement. Suggested date: Modern, 1920-1960

Height: 22mm, Width: 22.6mm, Thickness (overall): 6.3mm, Weight: 3.42gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1920
Date to: Circa AD 1960

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 22 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 6.3 mm
Weight: 3.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39821

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Heraldic
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Grasby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0804
Four figure Latitude: 53.52158147
Four figure longitude: -0.37246588
1:25K map: TA0804
1:10K map: TA00SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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