Looks a lot better, well done. The maker of this badge is as you know unknown, but Schauerte & Hohfeld and Deumer are likely suspects to have had a hand in it somewhere from the research done so far. Good job on saving it, and for 25 quid, whaddaya want!
'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.
thanks I like to collect the salty ones which all have there own story to tell and they are an important part of our history that should be preserved. also a cheap way to collect originals.
oh yeah, this cleaned up very well indeed.