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Catalog Number 2001.019.001
Description San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Deputy Badge #1013. Polished brass badge is in the shape of a six-point star with a metal band extending across the top two points on which is the word, "DEPUTY" in blue letters. Round center has an embossed design that includes a redwood tree painted green and red, a sky painted light blue, bodies of water painted dark blue and unpainted fields with an unpainted airplane flying in the sky. Blue text around center emblem reads, "-SHERIFF'S OFFICE- / SAN MATEO CO." while bottom star point has blue text that reads, "1013." Star points have an embossed leaf motif. Back of badge has a smooth brass finish; in the center is a vertical pin with a hinge at the top and a clasp at the bottom to secure badge in place.
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title SMCSO Deputy Sheriff's Badge #1013
Date n.d.
Creator Irvine & Jachens, Inc., Daly City, CA
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "DEPUTY / -SHERIFF'S OFFICE- / SAN MATEO CO. / 1013" (blue text on front); "IRVINE & JACHENS" (inscribed on back bottom right starpoint edge); "DO NOT / POLISH" (blue text on gold sticker on back)
Provenance This artifact was owned and used by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
Dimensions H-3 W-3 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms Badges
Irvine & Jachens, Inc., Daly City
Law Enforcement
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Subjects Badges
Law enforcement
Sheriffs
Uniforms