Badge, Port Macquarie Regatta; 1935; 2014.26


Port Macquarie Museum


Badge, Port Macquarie Regatta

About this object

This celluloid and tin button badge features a black and white photograph of the sailing boat 'Brittania' in the centre and text ‘PORT MACQUARIE REGATTA CLUB 1935' around the outer edge. It was used to raise funds for and promote the 1935 Port Macquarie Regatta which was held on Easter Saturday and Monday, 20 and 22 April 1935 the Settlement Farm Course.

Port Macquarie held regattas from as early as 1882 and possibly much earlier. Originally a sailing event, over the years motor speed boats and rowing sculls were also featured in the annual Easter river event.

Fund raising and donations played an important role in providing the necessary prize money to attract entrants in the regattas.

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Tin, celluloid, paper, ink


25mm Diameter

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