The Independent Order of Rechabites - a temperance society early 1900's. The Independent Order of Rechabites began in Salford, England in 1835. BADGES - IOR -. FORTITUDE JUSTICE & TRUTH along the sides - early 1900s.
In the 1950s and 1960s more fortunate children were encouraged to donate from their pocket money by saving their contributions in paper mache blue eggs. These were opened at NSPCC fund-raising parties by organisers who wore these NSPCC Blue Bird badges.
Important Notice - Apart from where otherwise stated these badges are listed and sold as100% unofficial andare not authorized by any football club, personality or their representatives and do not purport to be so.
The NSPCC is the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. The NSPCC is the only UK charity which has been granted statutory powers under the Children Act 1989, allowing it to apply for care and supervision orders for children at risk.