ANTIQUE FORT WORTH TEXAS STOCKYARDS COMPANY STAR WATCH FOB TEXAS AWAKE

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Antique Fort Worth, Texas Stockyards Company star   of brass Great detail. 
Measures: 1 " tall 
The back has:Compliments of Ft. Worth Stockyards Co. and TEXAS is spelled out on the 5 points of the star. 
Front has the letters:AWAKE and a panther .

The conditin is good.   A  bit tarnished but no damage.    

 

 The  story behind this  this badge and the meaning of AWAKE and the panther.   It was an advertising theme based on the idea the new Stock Yard would wake up the sleepy town of Fort Worth.  It was said to be a town where panthers slept in the streets as it wasn't a very active town.  That the panther would AWAKE from their slumber.      

Item Details

Reference #:
134203-418
Quantity
1
Category
Advertising
SubCategory
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
early 1900's
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material
brass