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Image of 2009.004.011 - San Mateo County Sheriff Jacket, c. 1960, n.d. Long sleeve zip-up jean jacket with blue satin lining. The front of the jacket has a bellow pleated pocket on each side. The pockets are lined with the blue satin fabric and have a gold embossed button in the center with a snap button on both of the corners of the flap. The gold buttons are embossed with text reading, "EUREKA  /  CALIFORNIA" and have a small embossed portrait. The zipper on the front of the jacket is placed in the center and is gold. Above the proper left side pocket there is a rectangle jean patch with a grommet at the top and bottom of the patch. Above the zipper is a collar with a notched lapel. The shoulders of the jacket have an epaulet on each side with a gold embossed button and a triangular end. The top of the sleeves have a shield shaped patch that reads, "SHERIFF  /  SAN MATEO  /  COUNTY" and a sergeant gold-on-black chevron patch. The bottom of the sleeves have a black band with gold trim sewn width-wise on the outer-half of the sleeve. Above the band, on the proper left sleeve there are two embroidered gold stars. The jacket has a half belt sewn into the waist. A waist strap with triangular trim are sewn to each side with two plastic blue buttons sewn to the jacket, to adjust waist size. Inside the jacket there is a slit pocket in the proper right side and above the pocket there is a black cloth label with white stitching that reads, "MC". At the top of the lining there is a black cloth strap, to hang jacket.

2009.004.011 - San Mateo County Sheriff Jacket, c. 1960, n.d. Long sleeve zip-up jean jacket with blue satin lining. The front of the jacket has a bellow pleated pocket on each side. The pockets are lined with the blue satin fabric and have a gold embossed button in the center with a snap button on both of the corners of the flap. The gold buttons are embossed with text reading, "EUREKA / CALIFORNIA" and have a small embossed portrait. The zipper on the front of the jacket is placed in the center and is gold. Above the proper left side pocket there is a rectangle jean patch with a grommet at the top and bottom of the patch. Above the zipper is a collar with a notched lapel. The shoulders of the jacket have an epaulet on each side with a gold embossed button and a triangular end. The top of the sleeves have a shield shaped patch that reads, "SHERIFF / SAN MATEO / COUNTY" and a sergeant gold-on-black chevron patch. The bottom of the sleeves have a black band with gold trim sewn width-wise on the outer-half of the sleeve. Above the band, on the proper left sleeve there are two embroidered gold stars. The jacket has a half belt sewn into the waist. A waist strap with triangular trim are sewn to each side with two plastic blue buttons sewn to the jacket, to adjust waist size. Inside the jacket there is a slit pocket in the proper right side and above the pocket there is a black cloth label with white stitching that reads, "MC". At the top of the lining there is a black cloth strap, to hang jacket.

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