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Catalog Number 2012.006.004
Description San Mateo Police Department jacket belonging to John T. Pawson, c. 1951-1973. Black long sleeve, wool short jacket has a zippered front with snap closure at tapered waist. There are two front pockets with flaps and brass buttons. Brass buttons on shoulder epaulets. Blue trim at cuffs. There is a loop with two holes above left breast pocket for securing badge. There is a black-painted metal piece sewn just above proper left pocket flap for securing badge. There are two interior pockets. Patches on either side of shoulder are in the shape of shields. Gold letters read, "SAN MATEO / POLICE" with a scale and wreath depicted between the two lines. Patches have gold lettering on a blue ground.
Object Name Jacket
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title SMPD Jacket Belonging to John T. Pawson, c. 1951-1973
Date c. 1951-1973
Creator Harris & Frank
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "SAN MATEO / POLICE" (patches on shoulders); "SINCE 1856 / Harris / & / Frank / CALIFORNIA" (black labels on interior right side)
Provenance This item belonged to donor's grandfather, John T. Pawson, who was a San Mateo police officer from 1951 to 1973.
Dimensions H-24.5 W-24.5 D-9 inches
Dimension Details As displayed
Search Terms Pawson, John T.
Police Departments - San Mateo
Police Departments - San Mateo County
San Mateo County
San Mateo County - Police Departments
Subjects Law enforcement
Law enforcement officers
People Pawson, John T.