NRMA 50 year member badge

Made by National Roads and Motorists' Association (Australia) in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1986.

The EA & VI Crome collection consists of some 20,000 items of postage stamps featuring airmail and space philately plus a large number of envelopes flown and posted back to Mr Crome. Many are signed bv the pilots or astronauts.

Ernest Alfred Crome (1902-1987) worked his way up from office boy to manager of the Newtown & Enmore Starr Bowkett Co-operative Building Society. In the 1920s when aviation at nearby Mascot Airport was in its infancy he gave envelopes to pilots to sign and post back to ...


Badge and accessories (4), NRMA, 50 years member, metal / paper / plastic, made for NRMA (National Roads and Motorists' Association), probably Australia, 1986

NRMA fifty year membership badge to be attached to a motor vehicle. The badge includes a bracket, sticker, instructions and pouch.

Metal (probably gold-plated) NRMA member's badge. The NRMA emblem of a tyre between a pair of wings is at the top of the badge and at the centre is the name 'NRMA'. Below is '50 years member'. The badge is gold coloured with black highlights.

Mounting bracket, for attaching NRMA 50 years member badge to motor car, and two locking plates. The bracket is a gold coloured [brass] bent retangular piece of metal. At its bend is rubber covered with paper. The plates are silver coloured [aluminium] rectangular pieces of metal with a hole at the centre.

NRMA 50 year sticker for motor car windscreen. On one side is the NRMA logo of the tyre between wings and the text 'NRMA'. On the other side the sticker paper is gold coloured and the sticker lists the phone numbers of the NRMA road service in different areas in and around Sydney.

Portrait format white paper sheet with instructions on how to fit a NRMA 50 year membership badge to a motor car grille. A black and white diagram on the other side of the sheet shows how the badge should be fitted to a car grille.

Beige drawstring pouch with NRMA symbol and '50 years member' printed in black onto pouch. The drawstring is black cord.


79 mm
57 mm


The badge was made for NRMA (National Roads and Motorists' Association), probably in Sydney, in 1986.
National Roads and Motorists' Association (Australia) 1986


Gift of Mr & Mrs E A & V I Crome, 1986
27 November, 1986

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NRMA 50 year member badge 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 November 2017, <>
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