Antique Victorian 14k Gold WCTU Womens Suffragette Pinback Prize Pin Medal Badge
Antique religious 14k gold Womens Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) prize medal. This antique gold oratorical prize medal was presented to a candidate for orally reciting bible verse or other Christian verse. By promoting oral, musical, written and general educational events this encouraged not only education among the young but a deterrent towards alcohol as a recreational pastime. This dates to the late 19th century or early 20th century.
Etched on front: WCTU, Oratorical Prize
Etched on back: Crescent Mfg Jewellers, Chicago, ILL
A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or early holiday gift for a Christian friend.
Medal measures 2.5" long by 1.25" wide and weighs less than 1oz.
In nice condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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