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Don - as you will know there are always hundreds of different commemorative badges being sold for each public

occasion. Presumably, this was made to be given to Customers as a memento - unusual with his full details.

The slim alternative , is that if the Coronation procession went down Fleet Street, that he was selling window spaces

for people to view the procession. With a badge he could see who had paid in advance ? Mervyn

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Hi Mervyn, I did a google search on coronation badges after I got this one. You are absolutely correct that there are dozens of designs. I like the detail in the design and it is made of aluminum. The other thing that struck me is when you have a change of leadership like this there is usually a lot of hope and optimism. It is hard to imagine that catastrophe was right around the corner.

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