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Article about: Hello, i just came across these in an odd tin today. One is a lapel badge and the other a pin badge. On the reverse they are both stamped: F & S limited, Barr st, B'ham I am just wonderi

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    Hello, i just came across these in an odd tin today. One is a lapel badge and the other a pin badge. On the reverse they are both stamped:

    F & S limited,
    Barr st,
    B'ham

    I am just wondering if they have any military connection at all?

    Any Info is great, Thanks
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    Looks Masonic to me?

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    I was thinking masonic or some other society. however i didn't want to write it off until i knew for sure.

    Thanks!

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    FATTORINI & SONS 36 Barr St Birmingham made many trade badges. One of the most famous being the Robertson's 'Golly' badge series.

    Mark.

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    could it be the King Charles oak soc.?

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    It's actually a burning bush, the symbol of the Presbyterian Church. Here are a few examples from around the world.

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    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Fantastic, that one can go in the not keep pile. Thanks!

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