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ICS Pin Badges - Set of 5

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The International Code of Signals was originally used on flags by navy and commercial shipping vessels to send messages across both distance and language barriers; after all, when you want to make yourself understood, there’s no time to whip out a dual-language dictionary or beckon someone into earshot. Sometimes, an image is all you need.

DELTA "Keep Clear of Me"
KILO "Communicate with Me"
OSCAR "Man Overboard"
UNIFORM "Running into Danger"
YANKEE "I Am Dragging My Anchor"

Box set of 5 enamel badges with brass plating, manila board box

Created by Plinth in partnership with Wellcome Collection.