ANTIQUE FORT WORTH TEXAS STOCKYARDS COMPANY STAR WATCH FOB TEXAS AWAKE
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.