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Badge - GTV Channel 9, Gerry Gee Tarax Club, Blue, 1960-1965 Object Reg. No: HT 23620

Summary:
Small metal diamond-shaped badge, with enamelled design on the front.

This badge was issued to members of children's television program `The Tarax Show', produced in Melbourne in the early 1960s by GTV Channel 9. The show was sponsored by soft drink manufacturers Tarax.

The blue badge was the first badge received by members of the club. Other coloured badges (black, green and red) could be earned by members over time.
Description:
Enameled brass badge featuring a portrait of Gerry Gee's face on a blue background. Badge is diamond shaped, with a brass safety pin on the reverse.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28 mm (Height), 18 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: children, youth organisations, badges, television publicity, television industry
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Television Programming & Production
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Front: "Gerry Gee / TARAX CLUB"
Issued By: GTV Channel 9, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965

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