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Vintage Law Enforcement Badges

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San Francisco, Cal. 14K Star
$2,400.00

Plain tip six point star. Engraved borders & other motifs within each point. Fire blue enamel "San Francisco/ Special Police/P.B. (officer's initials)/Chief's Office". Back: Machine pin & "C" catch. Also, "14K/Irvine & Jachens/S.F." Size: 2" x 2 3/8". Certainly pre-WWII (Cat. #17288)

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Ohio Village Badge:
$170.00
5 point cutout star within a shield. "German/30/ Village". Back: 1 piece wire pin. An area of Columbus, OH platted in 1814. Once heavily Germanic, then a slum, & now a thriving area. 1 1/2" x 1 3/4"
(Cat. #17684)
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Giant Kansas Detective Agency Stylized Star
$350.00

An eagle protects a banner & a wreathed star. "We Never Sleep/ Kansas National Detective Agency/Topeka Kas". A central eye. Back: 1 piece wire pin & cover plate. From the state capital. 2-1/4" x 2-1/2". (Cat. #17611)

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Unusual Maker Marked Marshal Star
$825.00

6 point star with ball tips. "City Marshal" and "CS" or "SC" central logo. Back: 1 piece wire pin (upper 1/2 gone), a co. logo at right. Maker: "_ardner Supply Co., Springfield, Mo." I've never seen this hallmark before. 2-1/4" x 2-1/2" (Cat. #17620)

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Star/Shield D.S. Badge
$290.00

Fancy shield with cutout star. "Deputy Sheriff", 2 dingbat motifs & "9" centered in star. Back: 1 piece wire pin. Maker: "Cunningham, Pgh, Pa". Nickeled badge. 1 3/4" x 2 1/8".
(Cat. #17208)

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Handsome Oval Dep. Sheriff Badge
$325.00

Bright nickel finish. "Deputy Sheriff" arched. Central dingbat. Back: 1 piece wire pin. No maker mark. This style seen on an image of a SW police officer. 2 1/2" x 1 1/4". (Cat. #17506)

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Large Hallmarked Shield
$400.00

Hovering eagle over a shield with scroll borders. On banners "Constable/West Milwaukee". On center 5 point star "Village of". Back: Spring pin, fork catch. Maker: "Schwaab S. & S. (stamp and seal) Co., Milwaukee". This village name has been used since 1888. 3 1/4" x 2 1/4". Slight wear from use.
(Cat. #17474)

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Large, Early TX Badge
$475.00
Shield has raised borders, pebbled fields, "259" (officer's #). On banners "Police/Galveston/Tex." An eagle above. Back: A spring pin & tongue catch. 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" (Cat. #17285)
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California Marshal Badge
$550.00
Large shield has pebbled fields and stylized leaf sides. "Marshal Solvang" in 2 ribands. A central brass button depicts an early Spanish mission. Back: A spring pin and "J" catch. No maker mark. From a small town north of Santa Barbara. 2-1/4" X 2-1/2". A beauty. (Cat. #17582)
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California Star
$390.00
6 point star with ball tips. "Deputy Sheriff/297/Sacramento Co." Back: 1 piece wire pin. Maker: "H.E. Sleever/Sacto., Cal". Toned patina.
2-1/4" x 2-1/2"". (Cat. #17576)
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