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Red Cross & St.John \'Penny a Week\' Fund badge.
Brass and enamel pinback badge for the Red Cross & St.John \' Penny a Week\' Fund. This appeal was established to help fund the extra work undertaken by the joint organisation in a time of war. It\'s operation was simple, with a penny a week being deducted from the pay packets of participating workers and then sent on to the Red Cross. This pattern of badge was certainly worn by local Fund committee members and is maker marked to the reverse,\'J.R.Gaunt,London\'. In good condition with undamaged enamel.