The Blue Star Line was in service from 1911 to 1998. The manufacture quality of this pin would suggest that it was produced earlier in that period.
Verkryer van ons onafhanklikheid 1926 ( the obtainer of our independence ) SA Eerste 1912 ( SA First), Gelyke Taalregte 1905 ( Equal language rights) ..General Hertzog .Eersteminister ( Prime Minister )
SOUTH AFRICA TO WW2 (Pre 1945)
Barbed wire symbol used universally to denote ex-POWs. This is reputed to be from the association of Ossewa Brandwag members incarcerated in WW2 at Koffiefontein ( no confirmation of this )