badge, civilian: lapel, Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League, Australia.
Brass based enamelled badge in the shape of a shield with a small King's crown set centrally above, in the arch of which the date 1919, the base colour is white with in the centre a circlet of blue enamel with gilt lettering, * RETURNED SAILORS AND SOLDIERS * above and IMPERIAL LEAGUE below, in the brass centre of the circlet two figures with rifles on a patterned background, below the circlet a downward scroll of red enamel on which AUSTRALIA, small decorative motifs in the top left and right corners of the shield. Reverse stamped towards the bottom 59724 with below a maker's mark, TOKES & SONS / MELB, stamped towardsa the top with BY RIGHT. Two loops to reverse with an elaborate spring retainer
RETURNED SAILORS AND SOLDIERS IMPERIAL LEAGUE AUSTRALIA