Silk, metal, cotton, paper
Overall: 6 3/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 16.2 x 7.3 cm )
Badge comprised of ornate rectangular silvered metal pin-back bar with inserted cotton cloth tag inscribed in blue: "SPECIAL PREMIUM"; light green silk ribbon suspended beneath; inscription printed in silver: "NEW YORK/Poultry and Pigeon/ASSOCIATION/17TH ANNUAL/EXHIBITION/MADISON SQUARE/GARDEN/NEW YORK, 1906/NEW YORK/ORNITOLOGICAL/SOCIETY"; paper label with manufacturer's name applied to reverse.
Inscription: label at reverse, imprinted in black: "THIS BADGE MANUFACTURED BY/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./MAKERS OF/BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS/AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES./Main Office and Factory. - - NEWARK, N.J./ALL GOODS GUARANTEED UNION MADE..."
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