Object ID
1995.33.3
Object Name
Badge
Object Collection
Mary's Collections (is part of)
Date Created
1943 – 1945
Alternative Name
Greek War Relief
Medium
Paint
Material
Metal
Object Entities
Gatsis, Mary (is related to)
Object Description
The pin is a commemorative pin.  It is blue, white, and gold and depicts the royal emblem of the kingdom of Greece superimposed on a waving blue and white striped flag. The royal emblem has a crown on top; beneath the crown, a blue shield with a large white symmetrical cross.  Every detail on the pin is outlined in metallic gold. On the back of the pin it says "Official G.W.R.S. by Accessocraft. Pat Afedfor".
Origin
Donated by Mary Gatsis. The pin was made by Accessocraft for Greek War Relief and Bundles for Britain. The pin was first advertised in the January 1943 issue of "Town and Country" with Veronica Lake.
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Citation
Badge, 1943 – 1945, Mary's Collections, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6548. Accessed 10/20/21.