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Cheerio Official Champion wing, ver. 1
Exhibit #3373
TypeAward
Size127 mm tall
Width260 mm
Condition9
Date1952
OwnerRick Brough
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A large Official Cheerio Champion wing patch from the early to mid 1950s, won by Gerald Schick. The patch is 260 mm wide x 127 mm tall. Cheerio award patches were almost always made from felt and were not color-fast. As a general rule, you should never try to clean a Cheerio felt patch.

This patch is considered version 1. Note that "CHEERIO" is embroidered in italicized lettering. Version 2 has block lettering, instead. A very subtle difference.

See this patch being worn by Canadian yo-yo demonstrator Allan Howard Graff circa 1952.

Compare this patch with the Cheerio Contest Winner patch also from the early 50s.
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