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Catalog Number 2012.006.016
Description San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Master badge belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986. Brass-colored metal badge is a seven-pointed star. At badge center is a blue and white bull's eye design, with the words "SHERIFF'S OFFICE / SAN MATEO CO." in gold lettering against blue background of outermost ring. At top of badge are two revolvers facing each other, with barrels crossing at the top. At bottom, "MASTER" is printed in blue ink. Back of badge has two clutchback attachments.
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title SMCSO Master Badge Belonging to Gjon T. Pawson, c. 1981-1986
Date c. 1981-1986
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "SHERIFF'S OFFICE / SAN MATEO CO." (gold lettering inside band of blue on badge front); "MASTER" (blue lettering at bottom of badge front)
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-0.5 W-1.25 D-0.875 inches
Search Terms Badges
Emblems
Pawson, Gjon T.
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Sheriffs
Uniforms
Subjects Badges
Emblems
Insignia
Sheriffs
Uniforms
People Pawson, Gjon T.