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Medal - Sterne Doll Company, Gerry Gee Junior Children's Ventriloquist Competition, 1960s Object Reg. No: SH 900960

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.50 cm (Height), 1.90 cm (Width), 7.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: toys, performances, television publicity, television industry, ventriloquism
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
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
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

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