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An FMS Railway Police Gilt Cap Badge

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Subject :An FMS Railway Police Gilt Cap Badge
Published By : None 
Location : Federated Malay States
Estimated Year : 1947
Media Type : Artifact
Source : Ian Anderson, Ipoh / Kinta Properties Group
Remark :

A Federated Malay States Gilt Railway Police Cap Badge, a five–pointed star shaped with ‘F M S Railway Police’ between two circles and surrounding a tiger in centre. The overall diameter is approximately 5.5cm.

With regards to the estimated date of this artifact, Ipoh Remembered shared the following with us:

"It was in 1948 that the FMS Railways was replaced by Malayan Railways. Meanwhile, the Federated Malay States itself had been dissolved in 1946 to be replaced by the (short-lived) Malayan Union". 

To read more about The Federated Malay States (FMS),click here.

Filename : 20070504-023