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Badge - Military Victory to Salvadoran Leftists, Australia, 1979-1986 Reg. No: SH 920533
- Badge, alternatively known as a button, made by Patricks Badges. It shows its wearer's support of the Sandinista government of El Salvador (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional) during a civil war between the Sandinistas and the United States-backed contras which ran from 1979-1990. This badge dates between 1979-1986, the period in which its donor was active in student politics.
- This is a circular button of plastic on tin plate. The reverse has a safety pin slotted through the two holes in backing disc.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Bill Watson, 1990
|Dimensions:||55 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Re-measured 2.10.08|
|Tagged with:||political protests, political organisations|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Inscriptions:||Printed obverse: BUILD THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST CONTINGENT!/ JUNE 13 & 20/ Military/ Victory to/ Salvadoran/ Leftists
Engraved on reverse: PATRICKS BADGES PTY. LTD./SUMMER HILL N.S.W. /02-797-0333
|Manufacturer:||Patricks Badges Pty. Ltd., Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 1979-1986|
|Organisation Named:||Sandinista National Liberation Front (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional - FSLN), Nicaragua, 1979-1990|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1979-1986|