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

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
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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