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Manly Supporter Badges

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Earnie the Eagle, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Earnie the Eagle

    Earnie the Eagle Well-Known Member

    +359 /16
    Just for those that are interested this site has Manly Supporter badges from 1968 on, a browse down memory lane for some.

    A set of the 1968 Scanlens Badges sold for just under $2000 recently on Ebay. i collected them as a kid but never kept them...Ouch!

    I remember from an earlier thread that it discussed if Manly were ever called the Seagulls before being the Eagles, if you look at the first one put out by Smiths Crisps in 1968,we were the Seagulls, in a later set put out in the same by Scanlens bubble Gum, they were the Eagles.

  2. Jonesyv2

    Jonesyv2 Active Member

    +59 /0
    The use of emblems on jerseys and as a marketing tool was way in the future, and a number of media writers simply referred to Manly as the "sea gulls". However, while they never raised an objection to being called sea gulls (emphasising how much of a non-issue emblems/marketing names were at the time) the club maintains that it has always officially been the Sea Eagles since their first day.
  3. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan

    +2,125 /14
    some nice looking pins/badges
  4. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

    +972 /7
    Agree with that. The infamous "I'm a Silvertail" is missing!
  5. Earnie the Eagle

    Earnie the Eagle Well-Known Member

    +359 /16
    Have emailed the site a copy of it today.

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