The Salvation Army was founded in London in the 1860s by Catherine and William Booth. The organisation sought to bring salvation to the poor, destitute and hungry by meeting both their "physical and spiritual needs".
This second issue (1934) Britains Salvation Army band cornet player wears red uniform jacket with gold trim, dark navy / black trousers with red stripe along seam and matching peaked cap with gold badge. Both his arms moves freely to bring the silver cornet up to his mouth. Fully marked on base
manufacturer reference 196B
in very good original condition with some minor paint loss