|The picture shows a view of this 1913 First Annual Sanford, Maine Poultry Ribbon Badge. This ribbon has a celluloid button at the top with an attached pink string (not seen in the scan). The button has gold printed scroll work and is marked ''SHAPE SPECIAL''. The ribbon is pink with gold print. It is marked as follows:|
Sanford Poultry Association
At Turn Hall
Dec. 2-4, 1913
There is a paper insert in the back of the button. It pictures a factory building, has a Union mark, and reads as follows:
The Sommer Badge Mfg. Co
Buttons, Novelties, Souvenirs
237 - 241 Halsey Street,
Newark, N.J., U.S.A.
There is an unused paper label on the back of the ribbon. It has a Union mark and reads as follows:
The Sommer Badge Mfg. Co.
237-9 Halset Street
The largest Premium Ribbon House in the United States.
The ribbon badge measures 7-1/2'' tall. It is in near mint condition as pictured.