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Badges: Leicester Hunters 1949-1961
1940s  

Year of issue: 1949
Base: Gilt
Maker: Unknown
Inscription: None

 

1950s  

Year of issue: 1950-54
Base: Gilt
Maker: Fattorini & Sons, Birmingham
Inscription: FATTORINI & SONS LD / BRADFORD WORKS / BIRMINGHAM
Comments: With horizontal pin. Inscription dates this badge to the first half of the 1950s.


Year of issue: 1954-60
Base: Gilt.
Maker: Fattorini & Sons, Birmingham
Inscription: FATTORINI & SONS LD / 36 BARR ST / B’HAM
Comments: With horizontal pin. The inscription was used by Fattorini & Sons between 1954-60.


Year of issue: 1960-61
Base: Gilt
Maker: Fattorini & Sons, Birmingham
Inscription: F&S / B'HAM
Comments: Design as the badge above. This inscription was used by Fattorini & Sons between 1960-62.


Year of issue: Between 1950 & 1961
Base: Gilt
Maker: Unknown
Inscription: None.
Comments: Unmarked badge by Fattorini & Sons or a copy (note the slightly different spacing of the lettering and the vertical not horizontal pin).


Year of issue: 1953?
Base: Gilt
Maker: Rainbow
Inscription: RAINBOW / 8 BRANSTON ST. / B'HAM 18
Comments: Very rare badge. Enamelled top and bottom and middle area painted gold.


Year of issue: Unknown (1958?)
Base: Gilt
Maker: Unknown
Inscription: None
Comments: Copy of 1950s badge or fake? In red or green enamel. Note the rings to take the year bars are not open (though in some examples have been drilled).

 

 

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