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Centenary of Armistice

1918-2018
Commemorative Selection

A time to honour Peace: A time to Remember

The 100th anniversary of Armistice is the most significant world-wide event of the 2014-2018 Centenary of the Great War. It is both a celebration of peace and a remembrance of service and sacrifice.

We have created an exclusive range of commemorative items to mark this occasion, featuring Australian designs inspired by a generation’s sacrifice and a nation’s gratitude.

Armistice Collection

Spirit of Remembrance

Limited Edition Heritage Mohair Bear

A very special bear to commemorate 100 years since the guns fell silent.

Inspired by the time-honoured heritage of traditional British and continental mohair teddy bears, the Spirit of Remembrance bear hearkens back one hundred years – to a time when so much was lost, and when our nation made a Promise to Remember.

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Armistice Centenary Ltd Edition Bear

Armistice Bear is the first Great War collector bear not to be allocated a name or service number—he is every digger who served. He honours their service and sacrifice and remembers the courage of those who returned to build Australia’s future.

$99.00

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Armistice Badges

Water Colours Poppy Pen

Armistice Centenary Badge

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War's End Badge

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Great War Word Art Sticker - Colour

Poppies and Peace Badge

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$5.00

Armistice Drinkware

Poppy Soft Grip Pen

Armistice Centenary Drink Cooler

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Armistice Centenary 11.11.11 Coffee Mug

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Poppy Traveler Mug - Armistice

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re-Cup Enviro Mug - Armistice

re-Cup Enviro Mug - Armistice

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Armistice Pennies & Coins

Armistice Bears

Special Armistice Centenary edition of the Little Aussie Bears. All Little Aussie Bears stand 200mm tall.

Poppy Soft Grip Pen

Little Armistice Sailor Bear

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Water Colours Poppy Pen

Little Armistice Digger Bear

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Little Armistice Flying Bear

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Little Armistice Nurse Bear

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Armistice Gifts

Water Colours Poppy Pen

Armistice Centenary Snow Globe

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Poppy Collection

Bears to School

Bears to School – A Legacy of Learning

Great War Bears are proud to be part of ‘Bears to School’, a national not-for-profit initiative to help primary school children connect to lessons about service, and to commemorations that honour those who serve. Visit AnzacBears.com.au to select your school and send a bear to school. In the hands of teachers these bears animate lessons in a way that respects the ages and learning needs of our youngest. Proceeds from donated bears are given to support veteran and military charities.

Australia in the Great War

Australia’s five-year government Centenary of Anzac program has led the world in honouring the memory of our diggers and enshrining their memory into the hearts of future generations.
Australia in the Great War has been proud to be at the forefront of supporting our nation’s commemorations. Every piece we have released in the most considered and historic commemorative offerings ever created, has carried the sentiment and significance of the anniversaries we have remembered. We have proudly and faithfully shared the journey from the onset of war; through the Gallipoli campaign; to the Western Front and Middle East and importantly, we have remembered our forebears who served on land, at sea and in the air. The Centenary or Armistice is the final instalment.
We have engaged millions of Australians in sharing stories and tributes to our diggers – past and present – and have along the journey raised more than $400,000 for the veteran’s charity Soldier On, while also helping hundreds of other military charities raises millions of dollars more for their work with veterans and families.

It has been our great privilege to be a part of the 2014-2018 Centenary and we will continue to work with veterans’ organisations, schools and communities to inspire the depth of understanding that gives meaning to Remembrance.