Badge made by Bridgland & King, Melbourne, for the Confectioners' Industrial Union of Australia. The Confectioners' Industrial Union of Australia was active between 1922 and 1950. It was collected as part of a group of badges over a fifteen year period during which Andrew Reeves undertook extensive research in the field of Trade Union Material Culture, and had extensive contact with the Trade Union movement Australia wide.

Physical Description

Circular gold metal and enamel button with a crown and a ring set at the top. Thin border of gold metal, band of blue enamel raised gold letters, border of gold metal. At centre, map of Australia, gold border, white enamel raised gold letters. Map of Australia surrounded by red enamel. Manufacturers name stamped into the back.

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