The complete set of seven, General Service (Rising Sun) Badges of the Australian Army, from the Boer War through to the present day issue. Plus! As an option, the unofficial but often worn Camel Corps badge of WW1! The collection comprises the 1902 first and second badges, the 1904 third iteration, Camel Corps badge (if ordered as a $18 option), 1949, 1956, 1969 and 1991 badges; all perfect full-size exact metal replicas to parade standard, mounted in a craftsman-built frame with Australia's Coat of Arms and badges descriptions. The frame is black and gold, with double-matted cream over gold and a green backing. Pack and post on this item needs to be confirmed, but is generally between $45 and $70 including fuel levies (sorry no, frames do not qualify for free shipping).This is not an 'off the shelf' bunch of poor Chinese copies thrown into a mass-produced rubbish frame bought at a $2 shop - it is a custom-designed, made-to-order, hand-crafted framed collection of exquisite reproduction badges. A real quality highlight for your club or sub-branch foyer wall, mess, school, or hall or a magic addition to your office, study or den.Please note: The bottom gold plate can be custom-made to include rank, name and service details for end-of-posting functions or as awards.
Been looking for an elegant and subdued way to show your service on civilian dress? Here it is, the Australian army General Service (Rising Sun) lapel badge; a tiny version of today's Army hat badge to fit neatly in your lapel, or as a brooch. Gold with clutch pin. Outstanding quality, the badge measures 20mm wide by 15mm high.
The Australian Army General Service badge also called the Rising Sun badge in an extra large format, 70mm x 100mm, and in bright gold only. This is a perfectly-sized badge to feature in any presentation; on a service plaque, family honour board, a framed collection of military memorabilia, a personal or unit service framed set - anywhere you want a Rising Sun to make a bold statement. This badge has two clutch pins for mounting.
The sixth iteration, and rarest Australian Army ha tGeneral Service badge also called the Rising Sun badge, the only one to be issued without a crown as the main feature piece, substituted with a Federation Star. A smaller crown is overlaid over the star. Gilt metal with two press clasps.
The General Service badge, first issued in 1949 (also called the Rising Sun badge) following the world war issues of previous years, this version drops the 'Commonwealth' and features the title "Australian Military Forces."
Issued in 1991, this is the current-issue hat badge also called the General Service badge worn on all hats; khaki fur felt, on the upturned brim. The current badge wears the title "The Australian Army" and features the latest version of the rising sun design with a 'Queen's' crown. The applicable corps or unit badge is worn on the front, with the bottom edge of the badge resting on the brim.
The 1904 and most popular edition of Australia's 'rising sun' hat badge. This version featuring the words "Australian Commonwealth Military Forces" replaced the 1902 2nd edition badge, and remained as issue for both World War 1 and World War 11, until the 4th iteration of the badge was issued in 1949 after World War II. This is the last of the burnished copper badges. Subsequent issue were brass or gilt.
The second iteration of Australia's now famous 'rising sun' hat badge. Issued later in the year than the first badge, this is the first to include 'Commonwealth' in the title. Excellent reproduction in burnished copper. No collector should be without this entire series.
The first Australian hat badge, also called the General Service badge features the 'rising sun' design based on a 'sun' of bayonet points. Burnished copper replica, and an excellent reproduction. The famous Rising Sun Badge selected as the Army's General Service badge in 1902 but now the badge of the army, originated in colonial South Australia. The original concept, a collection of bayonets and sword bayonets radiating from a crown, was designed as a trophy.