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Image of 2017.014.003A - Broadmoor Police Coin, n.d. This coin is made of gold. This coin is round, and has a navy blue background with golden outside and inside border. On the top of the middle of the coin in the inside border, embossed in gold with medium lettering, the text reads "DEDICATED TO". Directly on the bottom of the middle of the coin in the inside border, embossed in gold with medium lettering, the text reads "SERVICE". In between both texts above, in the inside gold border, there are three gold stars spaced from each other. In the middle of the coin, there is a gold star with light blue circle in the middle with some bold white text that reads "BROADMOOR  /  POLICE". In the middle of the light blue circle, is the symbol of the California seal which has a woman in a helmet and holding a staff  next to a brown bear overlooking the background of mountains, and desert. At the top left corner of the California seal, in small black lettering, the text reads "EUREKA".  On the back of the coin, there is a gold looped pattern surrounding some gold embossed text in medium lettering on the top and bottom of the coin that reads "BROADMOOR  /  CALIFORNIA". In the middle of the back of the coin, in a light blue background, there are gold lines coming off a rectangular shape of a region surrounding part of the sun. Inside the middle of the rectangular shape, in black and small text in a gold circle, the text reads "BROADMOOR  /  VILLAGE". At the bottom of the rectangular shape, in small bold gold embossed text, the text reads "EST. 1948".

2017.014.003A - Broadmoor Police Coin, n.d. This coin is made of gold. This coin is round, and has a navy blue background with golden outside and inside border. On the top of the middle of the coin in the inside border, embossed in gold with medium lettering, the text reads "DEDICATED TO". Directly on the bottom of the middle of the coin in the inside border, embossed in gold with medium lettering, the text reads "SERVICE". In between both texts above, in the inside gold border, there are three gold stars spaced from each other. In the middle of the coin, there is a gold star with light blue circle in the middle with some bold white text that reads "BROADMOOR / POLICE". In the middle of the light blue circle, is the symbol of the California seal which has a woman in a helmet and holding a staff next to a brown bear overlooking the background of mountains, and desert. At the top left corner of the California seal, in small black lettering, the text reads "EUREKA". On the back of the coin, there is a gold looped pattern surrounding some gold embossed text in medium lettering on the top and bottom of the coin that reads "BROADMOOR / CALIFORNIA". In the middle of the back of the coin, in a light blue background, there are gold lines coming off a rectangular shape of a region surrounding part of the sun. Inside the middle of the rectangular shape, in black and small text in a gold circle, the text reads "BROADMOOR / VILLAGE". At the bottom of the rectangular shape, in small bold gold embossed text, the text reads "EST. 1948".

Object Type: Object

Image of 2016.001.055 - Raychem Black Baseball Cap, c. 1957-1999. Black fabric hat in a baseball cap style. The U-shaped bill is a rigid material covered in black and red fabric. The top of the bill is covered in black fabric with black stitching and the bottom is covered in red fabric with red stitching. The hat dome is made of six triangular black fabric panels. The two front panels have white embroidery text across the middle. The backside of the embroidery can be seen on the inside of the hat. One front panel has a small rectangular black patch stitched to the bottom right corner. The patch has "Raychem" embroidered in red. Towards the top of each panel is a circular eyelet wrapped in black thread. At the very top of the dome is a round hard button covered in black fabric. The two back panels have a black fabric patch sewn in the center of them. The patch is rectangular and black with white embroidered text. The back two panels have a semi-circle cut out. At the bottom of the cut out is a strip for adjusting size. The strip is black fabric with a red fabric edge. One end is sewn onto the hat the other end goes through a rectangular metal clamp and into the hat through an oblong metal grommet. Sewn along inner edge is a broad black strip. Sewn onto the strip are two black fabric tags. The tags are rectangular and folded in half to form loops. One tag has white embroidery and the other has red embroidery. Three thinner strips of fabric are sewn along the seams of the triangular panels. At the top of the hat, where the thinner strips meet is a metal disk.

2016.001.055 - Raychem Black Baseball Cap, c. 1957-1999. Black fabric hat in a baseball cap style. The U-shaped bill is a rigid material covered in black and red fabric. The top of the bill is covered in black fabric with black stitching and the bottom is covered in red fabric with red stitching. The hat dome is made of six triangular black fabric panels. The two front panels have white embroidery text across the middle. The backside of the embroidery can be seen on the inside of the hat. One front panel has a small rectangular black patch stitched to the bottom right corner. The patch has "Raychem" embroidered in red. Towards the top of each panel is a circular eyelet wrapped in black thread. At the very top of the dome is a round hard button covered in black fabric. The two back panels have a black fabric patch sewn in the center of them. The patch is rectangular and black with white embroidered text. The back two panels have a semi-circle cut out. At the bottom of the cut out is a strip for adjusting size. The strip is black fabric with a red fabric edge. One end is sewn onto the hat the other end goes through a rectangular metal clamp and into the hat through an oblong metal grommet. Sewn along inner edge is a broad black strip. Sewn onto the strip are two black fabric tags. The tags are rectangular and folded in half to form loops. One tag has white embroidery and the other has red embroidery. Three thinner strips of fabric are sewn along the seams of the triangular panels. At the top of the hat, where the thinner strips meet is a metal disk.

Object Type: Object