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Medal - Sterne Doll Company, Gerry Gee Junior Children's Ventriloquist Competition, 1960s Reg. No: SH 900961
- Circular gold coloured medal in a white plastic box.
It is an unissued example of a medal awarded by the Sterne Doll Company to children performing with their Gerry Gee dolls on The Tarax Show, broadcast in Melbourne on GTV Channel 9.
- Gold coloured medal presented in plastic case lined with satin and velvet. The medal is metal with raised representations of gum leaves and a wreath of other vegetable matter. A template for the recipients name has not bee filled in. The medal is unused.
The medal case is a square flat plastic box, cream coloured with a hinged lid. Raised inscription on lid shows a ceremonial vessel within a circle. The case has a puce velvet seating for the medal with a blue ribbon placed across the seating to lift medal. Lid lined with white satin with gold printing.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from (Estate of) Leo Sterne, 1990
|Dimensions:||7.50 cm (Height), 1.90 cm (Width), 7.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||toys, performances, television publicity, television industry, ventriloquism, country fire authority|
|Themes this item is part of:||L.J. Sterne Doll Company, K.G. Luke, Medal & Trophy Makers, Melbourne, Victoria, Childhood & Youth Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Leisure Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||miscellaneous awards & prizes|
|Inscriptions:||Medal engraved: Presented to/ /by G.T.V. 9 and/L.J. STERNE DOLLS/ ..1960. Engraved on reverse: GERRY GEE/JUNIOR AWARD/VENTRILOQUIST/COMPETITION.
Inscription on medal case: MEDALLIONS/BY/K.C. LUKE PTY. LTD.
On base of case: CASE CRAFT/CAT. No. 102.
Gold printing inside case: K.C. LUKE/PTY.LTD./MEDALLISTS/MELBOURNE.
|Manufacturer:||K.G. Luke Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965|
|Awarded By:||Sterne Doll Company, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965|
|Awarded By:||GTV Channel 9, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1960-1965|