08-09-2016 07:08 AM
It's original, the badge is reasonably scarce and the condition is fairly typical for mid to late war badges by this maker. The set up is fairly standard, although Hymmen are known for using a variety of hardware on their badges of the period.
'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.