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Catalog Number 2012.006.030
Description Side handle baton, c. 1951-2003. Solid wood with dark stain and clear varnish. Upper portion of baton is ribbed. A short side handle would have been inserted into the hole, making a right angle to the shaft. Here, the short side handle is missing.
Object Name Nightstick
Collection 3D - Armaments
Title Side Handle Baton, c. 1951-2003
Date c. 1951-2003
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text none
Provenance This item belonged to either donor's grandfather John Pawson, who was a San Mateo Police Officer from 1951-1973, or to his uncle Gjon T. Pawson, who was a Deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office from 1981-1986 and a Security Guard for Bay Meadows from Summer 2001-April 2003.
Dimensions H-24 W-1.25 D-1.25 inches
Search Terms Pawson, Gjon T.
Pawson, John T.
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
San Mateo Police Department
Weapon
Weapons
Subjects Law enforcement
Nightsticks
People Pawson, Gjon T.
Pawson, John T.