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Title: Drakenburg badges
Item Name: Amy Johnson


Brassy metal badge with design of various national/state flags in coloured enamels above a portrait of a bearded man and the dates 1626-1926. At the bottom of the plaque the word 'Drakenburg' in black lettering on gold. Fixing pin on reverse. Probably relates to one of Amy's solo flights to Capetown, South Africa, in 1932 and 1936 (the Drakensberg mountains are in that country). Part of collection donated by Amy Johnson's father in October 1958.

Year: 1926(c)
Materials: enamel; brass
Measurements: W:2.3cm, Ht:3cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1995.109