AA badge; 1937-1945; 7848
AA badgeAbout this object
Automobile Association badge, chrome monogram with wings over, against yellow enamel background.
The Automobile Association was set up in 1905 to help motorists avoid police speed traps. Their 1907 guide book told AA patrolmen to salute a car that had a badge like this one. If the patrolman did not salute, it warned the AA member they were driving towards a speed trap. Patrollers saluted members until the early 1960s.
1937-1945Medium and Materials
steel & chromium & aluminium & enamelMeasurements
whole height 84mm whole width 76mmSubject and Association Description
issuer Automobile AssociationCollection
Hitchin MuseumObject Type
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