Badge ( Vogeltown Bowling Club )

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Post 1918
A Vogeltown Bowling Club badge. The round enamelled metal badge features a black enamelled lawn bowl at the centre of a red enamelled shield. " VOGELTOWN BOWLING CLUB / NEW PLYMOUTH " is marked around the outside of the design on a blue enamelled border and scroll design beneath the bowl. It is mounted with a simple pin on the reverse.

Vogeltown Bowling Club was established at a public meeting of the Vogeltown Progressive Association held on 5 February 1918.
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Post 1918
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This badge originally belonged to Alexander Douglas (Doug) Gray. Gray was a prominent dentist in New Plymouth from the 1880s until he returned to Auckland in the early 1900s. He won several local bowls prizes while in Taranaki. See The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts] 
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