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Catalog Number 2012.006.017
Description San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Deputy 5 pin belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986. Brass-colored metal badge is a seven-pointed star with an embossed decorative center. Center design is encircled by a band of blue with gold lettering which reads, " RESERVE DEPUTY / SAN MATEO CO." Six of the star's points has a decorative floral design; the seventh point, at bottom of badge, has the number "5" in gold, against a blue background. Back of badge has a clutchback attachment.
Object Name Pin, Law Enforcement
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title SMCSO Deputy 5 Pin Belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986
Date c. 1981-1986
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "RESERVE DEPUTY / SAN MATEO CO." (in gold lettering, front of badge); "5" (in gold, front of badge at bottom)
Provenance This item belonged to donor's uncle, Gjon T. Pawson, who was a Deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office from 1981-1986
Dimensions H-1.875 W-1.25 D-1.625 inches
Dimension Details displayed in case; .75 x .75 x .5 (without case)
Search Terms Emblems
Pawson, Gjon T.
Pins
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Sheriffs
Uniforms
Subjects Emblems
Insignia
Sheriffs
Uniforms
People Pawson, Gjon T.