12-05-2015 06:02 PM
No chance I'm afraid. It's a poor copy of a 1st pattern badge.
'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.
As I thought Ned, thanks for the confirmation. I am glad the little that I know is not a complete waste! Leon.
by big ned
PS, I have notified the seller of my/our concerns as this is not his area of selling and he honestly knew no better. Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway