Television Cowboy Sterling Brooch. This is a clever brooch featuring a cowboy dangling inside an old television set. The when the new-fangled television became popular in the late 1940s and 1950s, TV westerns quickly became an audience favorite. According to Wikipedia, the peak year for television westerns was 1959, with 26 such shows airing during prime-time. For you too young to know, the top of the TV has rabbit ears – antenna. The cowboy brooch measures 3-5/8 inches tall by 2 inches wide. The condition is excellent with the only issue being a slight bend to pin back. The brooch is signed can’t make out the top portion but the rest says “Mexico – Sterling – 925”.