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Catalog Number 2012.006.029
Description Truncheon or billy club, c. 1951-1986. Solid wood with dark stain and clear varnish. Handle portion of baton is ribbed, with rounded knob at end.
Object Name Club
Collection 3D - Armaments
Title Truncheon or Billy Club, c. 1951-1986
Date c. 1951-1986
Creator Unknown
Inscription Text "FST" (scratched onto handle)
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-11.25 W-1.375 D-1.375 inches
Search Terms Pawson, Gjon T.
Pawson, John T.
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
San Mateo Police Department
Weapon
Weapons
Subjects Clubs
Law enforcement
Nightsticks
Weapons
People Pawson, Gjon T.
Pawson, John T.