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Catalog Number 2012.006.013
Description San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Sergeant badge belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986. Silver-colored metal with the SMCSO emblem in center medallion, a single redwood tree, with water and mountains in the background. Parts of the medallion are painted light blue, red and green. Above the medallion sits an eagle with wings spread. Below the medallion is the word "SERGEANT" in black ink. Back of badge has a screw-back attachment at center and a clutch-back attachment at top (butterfly clutchpiece is missing and nail is exposed).
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title SMCSO Sergeant Badge Belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986
Date c. 1981-1986
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "SERGEANT" (front of badge)
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-0.75 W-2.5 D-2.375 inches
Search Terms Badges
Emblems
Pawson, Gjon T.
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff's Department
Sheriffs
Uniforms
Subjects Badges
Emblems
Insignia
Sheriffs
Uniforms
People Pawson, Gjon T.